Chronic apprehension that brew tension has always been reported whenever CSOs "torchlight" the activities of policy makers on issues. So, when a CSO presents a health budget scorecard of Bauchi State to the State's health commissioner, her reaction makes us think twice.
A series of scorecards on healthcare management in Lagos State. Lagos State Accountability Mechanism for Maternal and Newborn Health (LASAM), with support from MamaYe Nigeria, developed scorecards from data generated from Lagos State healthcare facilities that are providing maternal and newborn healthcare services. The scorecards also cover the entire health budget of Lagos State. The dissemination took place with the Health Minister, CSOs, stakeholders, the media, and community representatives.
This literature review explores the factors affecting people’s willingness to donate blood voluntarily in sub-Saharan African settings. The review found that the main barriers to donation related to health concerns and a lack of knowledge. Important motivating factors included saving another person's life and access to adequate information.
What are the latest numbers on maternal and newborn health in Nigeria? How do they vary between urban and rural areas? When young Nigerian women are educated, how much more likely are they to gain access to contraception?
The Commission on Information and Accountability (COIA) tracks progress on maternal and child health and we've visualised the latest numbers.
Check out all of the infographics, source data and analysis here.