Cross River State has successfully enacted the laws for a mandatory health insurance scheme—CRSHIS. An important part of launching the health insurance scheme is creating awareness among state citizens about what it means for them, not only in terms of their own health care but also the social and economic benefits for CRS and the […]
In January 2017, USAID’s Health Finance and Governance project organized evidence synthesis workshops for Nigeria’s Cross River and Rivers states. The workshops were intended to pull together the findings from several health financing core diagnostic analyses conducted to assess the health financing landscape. The core diagnostics discussed included: A health financing situational analysis to clarify […]
Launched at the Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Vancouver, the film – Stronger Health Systems: Expanding Access to Care, Improving Health – was featured as part of the conference’s Global Health TV coverage.
As a follow up to the Health Care Financing Training Workshop held late June, 2016, the Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project organized a one day stakeholders meeting on health financing core analytics in Cross River state on July 12. The health financing core analytics activity includes a situation analysis of the state’s health financing […]
In Nigeria an estimated 3.5 million people are living with HIV, but only half of them receive care and treatment. Donor funding accounts for more than 70% of the country’s HIV and AIDS response, but more resources are needed to sustain and expand this care. To remedy the coverage gap, Nigeria will need to mobilize more of its own resources. With support from USAID/Nigeria, HFG, and the […]