By Esther Okunola Program Officer, DGI Consult   Background Tuberculosis (TB) is the world’s most lethal infectious disease and the second highest cause of mortality, despite being treatable and preventable. Nigeria has the second greatest TB burden in Africa, accounting for up to two-thirds of all TB cases worldwide. In Nigeria, approximately 440,000 Read More

Two years after providing start-up technical support to the Nasarawa State Health Insurance Agency (NASHIA), DGI Consult has been engaged to develop a 5-year comprehensive Strategic Plan to improve the design and promote effective implementation of the scheme. The strategic plan will articulate the strategic objectives the Agency, the interventions needed to effectively implement its operations Read More

Development Governance International (DGI) Consult is glad to be a founding member of the UHC 2023 Forum – an apolitical and locally-led initiative committed to putting health on the political front burner in Nigeria. Considering that commencement of UHC journey is usually preceded by a political decision to set a country on the trajectory of UHC, the Forum Read More

In commemoration of the 2021 Universal Health Coverage (UHC) day, DGI Consult collaborated with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), World Health Organization (WHO) – Nigeria, and other partners to organize a road walk on Saturday 11th December 2021. The road walk from Unity Fountain to the Federal Ministry of Health in Abuja was led Read More

The 2021 National TB Conference was organized by the STOP TB Partnership Nigeria and the National TB Leprosy Control Program (NTBLCP) which held from November 9th – 11th, 2021 at the International Conference Centre Abuja. The 2021 conference was the third edition and has become the largest platform where stakeholders come together to deliberate on Read More

To achieve sustainable financing for TB in eight supported States (Bauchi, Benue, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Nasarawa, Plateau, and Taraba States), DGI Consult with funding from USAID TB LON 1&2 project led by KNCV has commenced series of activities aimed at strengthening the institutional capacity for TB budget advocacy and integrating TB into the benefits package Read More

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