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Mining HEFA: How Kaduna’s facility census data can be used to improve health care delivery

Data is one of the most important drivers of development, from conceptualisation of interventions to design and implementation. It is what largely guides the policy direction of government and implementation plans of development partners. Data determines what investments will be made in particular areas, and highlights where the need is greater for a specific intervention. […]

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FMC Ebute Metta is restoring Nigeria’s confidence in public health centres

Alex (not real name) got a new job and moved to a new city in early 2018. He considered himself one of those Nigerians who “hardly get sick”. But this changed in 2018. He suddenly fell ill and needed medical attention. He searched and visited one of the private hospitals used by his employer’s Health […]

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1 in 4 health care facilities lacks basic water services – UNICEF, WHO

3 APRIL 2019| GENEVA | NEW YORK –  One in four health care facilities around the world lacks basic water services, impacting over 2 billion people, according to a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (JMP). The WHO/UNICEF JMP report, WASH in Health Care […]