Technical Meeting on the Multisectoral Action Plan for NCDs in Nigeria
In collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), HSDF is supporting the Federal Ministry of Health Non-Communicable Diseases (FMOH NCD) division to develop a Multisectoral Action Plan (MSAP) on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs). The MSAP aims to involve the Health and Non-health sectors who play a critical role in the control of NCDs. HSDF supported the FMOH and WHO to develop a draft plan by adapting WHO best buy interventions to combat Nigeria’s most common NCDs which range from cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes, respiratory disorders, sickle cell disease to road traffic injuries, interpersonal violence and substance abuse.
DAC Project Steerco Inauguration by the Hon. Minister of Heatlh Prof. Isaac F Adewole FAS, FSPSP, DSc (Hons)
The Honorable Minister of Health, Professor Isaac F. Adewole, inaugurated an 11-person steering committee for the Diabetes Awareness and Care project, on July 31st, 2018 at the Federal Ministry of Health in Abuja.
The World Diabetes Foundation (WDF) funded Diabetes Awareness and Care (DAC) project led by the Federal Ministry of Health’s Non-Communicable Diseases division, in partnership with the Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation (HSDF), aims to improve awareness and care on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) in two states in Nigeria (Imo State and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)).
The Nigerian Healthcare Quality Improvement (NHQI)’s 4th Learning session – Niger State
The Nigerian Healthcare Quality Improvement (NHQI) Initiative aims to improve health outcomes in the public and private sector by providing technical expertise and advisory services to policymakers, front-line regulators, and healthcare providers.
As part of the initiative, a 4th Learning Session themed: Governance and Innovation: Sustaining and Spreading Quality Improvement was conducted to close out the prototype phase of the NHQI project in Niger State. The session was part of an 18-month engagement programme designed to build the capacity of health workers to support the facilities on Quality Improvement (QI) methodologies to improve maternal and neonatal outcomes in the State.