Two Sides of the Same Coin: Improving Primary Health Care in Kano State through Sustained Financing and a Strengthened Health Workforce

The 2022 Primary Health Care Policy Dialogue was rich and scintillating as delegates and participants shared insight, knowledge, and recommendations. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Paul Hogan, the Executive Vice President of EHA Clinics advocated for the facilitation of establishing Community Based Health Insurance Schemes to improve equitable access to healthcare for Nigerians in the informal sector. Photo credit; Nigeria Health Watch
According to Dr. Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa, Kano State Commissioner for Health, several primary health facilities in the state are grappling with the challenge of poorly trained health workers, as many workers in the PHC system do not have the required qualifications. Photo credit.
Nigeria Health Watch
Nigeria Health Watch
Under the MSP, 46 Primary Healthcare Centres in Kano State have utilised capitations to engage more staff, build and equip laboratories, maternity wards, delivery rooms and dispensaries. Dr. Ashiru Abubakar. Senior Associate at Clinton Health Access Initiative. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch

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