Strengthening Primary Health Care Governance, Nigeria

Authors: Emmanuel Sokpo
Document Type: Presentations
Publication Date: 2015

Presented at the HPI and HP Network event on 19 November 2015, Health Governance, Systems and Equity: Finding the right mix in Nigeria.

Dr Emmanuel Sokpo outlines the “Primary Health Care Under One Roof” (PHCUOR) policy and the practical issues involved in the implementation and roll out of the policy in Nigeria. He discusses the case of Jigawa State and the significant impact achieved in Jigawa State under the PRRINN-MNCH programme. He then goes on to discuss the results of PHCUOR across the country, the challenges, lessons and policy implications.



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Tags: Nigeria, Governance, Universal health coverage, Primary health care under one roof, PHCUOR, UHC,