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Global Policy Advocacy Project

Increasing Awareness, Knowledge and Engagement among Nigerians on Health Issues

About

The Global Policy Advocacy project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation focuses its advocacy efforts on raising awareness, knowledge, and engagement among Nigerians on health issues in Nigeria with emphasis on primary health care, maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH), polio, routine immunisation, nutrition and reproductive health and family planning. The project was carried out both at federal and state level, with a focus in Kano, Kaduna, Lagos, Borno State and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Objectives

To increase engagement around health issues in Nigeria, primarily on the above focus areas. In addition, the project aims to increase the use of evidence and policy analysis by decision-makers in the Nigeria public health sector when it comes to policymaking and implementation.