The Challenge Initiative, Nigeria
The Challenge Initiative (TCI) is a project led by the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The Initiative represents a new approach to providing life-saving reproductive health and family planning information and services to individuals, families, and communities, building on the demonstrated success of the Gates Foundation’s Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (URHI).
In Nigeria, the The Challenge Initiative (TCI) project supports 11 State systems and structures by coaching State government counterparts to transition from partner-led programming to State-led planning and implement high-impact interventions driven by data and evidence. The model helps State governments design, implement, and measure high-impact, cost-effective and scalable interventions delivered using home-grown approaches to expand access to quality and affordable family planning services.
Critical interventions include health systems governance, Family Planning (FP) and Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health (AYSRH) funding, and Primary Health Care (PHC) -FP coordination through advocacy, voice, and accountability; demand generation; improving capacity for delivery of quality family planning services.
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August 10, 2020