A few months after implementing the first phase of the Christian Aid-funded UHC intervention in Keffi LGA of Nasarawa State which clearly revealed the path towards expanding access to quality and affordable healthcare services to the poor and vulnerable people through effective community engagement, DGI has been engaged to scale up the intervention to sustain Read More

The Finance Act 2021 introduced a new tax on non-alcoholic, sweetened carbonated drinks which have the potential to generate additional funding for the health sector. In view of this, PharmAccess Foundation in partnership with Nigeria Health Watch and the World Bank, with the support of DGI Consult hosted health sector stakeholders at its “Health Financing Read More

DGI Consult is glad that the evidence generated from one of our research works has translated into government policy. In the quest to improve funding for family planning (FP) commodity procurement in Nigeria, DGI Consult was engaged by Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) in 2020 to conduct a detailed fiscal space analysis (FSA) for FP Read More

Given the importance of the media in shaping opinion, sensitizing the populace, and holding policymakers accountable, the UHC 2023 Forum in collaboration with the Nigeria Governors’ Forum Secretariat and Chatham House UK organized a media engagement workshop on 28th June, 2022. The workshop was aimed at leveraging the crucial role of the media in putting Read More

To raise the accountability bar for health sector financing including the implementation of the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF) towards achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC), DGI Consult partnered with the Health Reform Foundation of Nigeria (HERFON), the World Health Organization (WHO), Legislative Initiative for Sustainable Development (LISDEL), Africa Health Budget Network (AHBN) and other Read More

To inform targeted interventions for improvement in service delivery in the health, education, and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sectors, it is important to identify the gaps in service delivery and the underlying causes of suboptimal service delivery. In view of this, DGI Consult was engaged by Development Alternatives Inc. (DAI) to conduct a service delivery gap analysis for Education, Health and WASH sectors in Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Ebonyi, Gombe and Sokoto States. The analysis involved the use of mixed Read More

In furtherance of the objective of putting Universal Health Coverage (UHC) on the political front burner ahead of the forthcoming 2023 general elections, the UHC 2023 Forum in collaboration with the Nigeria Governors’ Forum Secretariat and Chatham House UK has launched the citizen-led health agenda as a milestone towards engaging the leadership of political parties Read More

  The recently published Lancet Nigeria Commission (LNC) generates landmark evidence on the country’s health system gaps and context-appropriate policy options to transform Nigeria’s health sector landscape. The findings and recommendations presented in the document are particularly important at this point considering Nigeria’s forthcoming general elections that come with a potential policy-reset window for the Read More

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