This is the third in a series of eight factsheets on the theme of governance and systems, that draws on the results and lessons learned from the PRRINN-MNCH programme. This particular brief focuses on leveraging extra resources. The key messages are:
Broadening the focus of health programmes and unifying their delivery is making improvements to healthcare.
- The fragmented nature of healthcare delivery in Northern Nigeria often results in intermittent programmes that are narrow in focus and limited in duration.
- State-wide health planning has led to improved leveraging of extra resources and means resources can be used more effectively.
- The leveraging of extra resources and better use of them has led to health improvements in all four PRRINN-MNCH states