Blog » Performance-Based Financing Improves Quality of Health Services in Nigeria
NASARAWA STATE FEBRUARY 16, 2017 – Despite significant health sector investments in recent years, Nigeria has made slow progress in improving its health indices. According to the Nigerian National Primary Healthcare Development agency, a large number of women from low-income households in Adamawa, Nasarawa and Ondo states, do not use health facilities and the chances of giving birth with skilled help can be as low as one in seven.
The Nigeria State Health Investment Project (NSHIP) aims to change that. Designed by the country’s leading healthcare institutions, and support from the World Bank, NSHIP delivers a results-based approach to improve quantity and quality of health services.
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