The Development Governance International (DGI) Consult, a consulting firm that partners with multiple agencies to optimise health finance and governance on a global scale, has provided technical assistance and programme support to the Nasarawa Health Insurance Agency (NASHIA) for the review of its operational guideline. The review of NASHIA’s operational guideline took place during a Read More

In a bid to raise the accountability bar for health financing including the implementation of the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF) towards achieving UHC, DGI Consult in collaboration with the Health Sector Reform Coalition (HSRC) with the support of the USAID Local Health System Sustainability Project (LHSS) piloted the BHCPF accountability framework in Nasarawa Read More

To articulate targeted interventions for improving human resource for health (HRH) and optimizing the performance of the existing health workforce in Nigeria, DGI Consult has been engaged by the Bills and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) to develop its Nigeria Country Office HRH strategy through evidence gathering in 10 BMGF supported States, namely: Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Read More

Tuberculosis remains one of the world’s deadliest infectious killers. The theme of World Tuberculosis Day 2023 – ‘Yes We Can End TB’ – conveys the sense to aspire hope and encourage high-level leadership, increased investment, adoption of innovations, accelerated action and multisectoral collaboration to combat the TB epidemic. In commemoration of this year’s World TB Read More

In furtherance of the objective of replicating an effective model of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) interventions at the grassroots, the community UHC Project being implemented by the Development Governance International Foundation (DGIF) in Keffi LGA of Nasarawa State with funding from Christian Aid Nigeria organized a 1-day National Knowledge Sharing Forum on the 10th of February Read More

Background Strengthening the capacity of frontline health workers to manage health resources, including manpower, money, and materials, is crucial to improving access to equitable and high-quality services. As part of efforts geared towards improving service delivery through enhanced facility and financial management in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the FCT Primary Health Care Board (FCT Read More

In view of the recently published article on the political economy of the design of BHCPF, DGI Consult through its Health System Research Forum (HSRF) organized a webinar themed “The Political Economy of Health Policy Design and Implementation in Nigeria: Translating Evidence into Practice” on 10th November 2022. The webinar organized in collaboration with the International Society Read More

To improve the design and implementation of health policy in Nigeria, which is largely shaped by the interplay of influence and interests of relevant actors and institutions, members of DGI Consult are glad to have worked with other health policy experts to publish a potential-policy shaping article titled “The Political Economy of the Design of Read More

Expanding quality and affordable healthcare access to the poor and vulnerable requires subsidization for this population segment. In view of this, the novel Christian Aid-funded Universal Health Coverage intervention being implemented through DGI Foundation in Keffi LGA of Nasarawa State has recorded a milestone in the quest to expand health insurance coverage to the vulnerable Read More

As part of DGI’s support to the Nasarawa State Health Insurance Agency (NASHIA) towards mobilizing resources to expand health insurance coverage to the teeming population of Nasarawa State, especially the informal sector, DGI supported the Agency to organize a 2-day workshop with key stakeholders to articulate its resource mobilization strategy. The resource mobilization strategy was Read More

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