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Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2016-17, Survey Findings Report

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Author: National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Price: Free
No. of pages: 525
Publication date: February 2018
Publisher: National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Languages: English

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The fifth round Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS5) was carried out in 2016/2017 by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) and National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA), as part of the global MICS programme. Technical support was provided by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) while World Health Organization (WHO), World Bank, Save One Million Live (SOML), Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, United Nations Population Funds (UNFPA), United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and UNICEF provided financial support.

The global MICS programme was developed by UNICEF in the 1990s as an international household survey programme to support countries in the collection of internationally comparable data on a wide range of indicators on the situation of children and women. MICS surveys measure key indicators that allow countries to generate data for use in policies and programmes, and to monitor progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and other internationally agreed upon commitments. The Nigeria MICS5 provided opportunity for strengthening of national statistical capacity by providing technical guidance on data gathering, quality of survey information, statistical tracking and analysis. MICS5 contributed to the improvement of data and monitoring systems in Nigeria and strengthened technical expertise in the design, implementation and analysis of such systems. In addition, MICS5 provided statistics to complement and assess the quality of data from recent national surveys such as Nigerian General Household Panel Survey (NGHPS) and National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) conducted by National Population Commission (NPopC).

Source: UNICEF Nigeria

 

 

 

RHEMN provides free medical outreach at Kagarawal community

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The RHEMN team comprising of Nurses, Doctors, Lab scientist, public health educators and environmentalists provides free medical outreach in Kagarawal community in Gombe state. This is part of the organization’s quarterly medical outreach where a community is randomly chosen to benefit from the services.

The services provided during this outreach was limited to women and children as they are considered the most vulnerable group. the services include; malaria screening and treatment, distribution of insecticide treated nets, deworming of children, vitamin A supplementation, ANC consultation and provision of ANC medication, health education, paediatric consultation.

At the end of the day, about 650 patients were recorded to have benefited from the services provided. The details of the impact will soon be public in the quarterly activities report.

RHEMN Commemorates world malaria day 2018- Distributes nets, drugs and free screening

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Rural Health Mission Nigeria organized a day event across 3 communities including; Bolari, Gabukka and London maidorowa in Gombe metropolis where its distributes over hundred pieces of treated nets, drugs and free screening for beneficiaries to commemorate the world malaria day.

During the event, health lectures were also given on malaria prevention and control. emphasis were given on environmental sanitation to prevent breathing space for mosquitoes. Dangers of malaria infection to pregnant women and under-five year children was also emphasized to mothers and pregnant women present at the event.

The event records a massive turnout at all three locations visited as RHEMN volunteer team worked assiduously to overcome the population.

 

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Our mission is to provide basic healthcare services to those living in rural or hard-to-reach communities including under-served areas. We also provide social needs and humanitarian services during and after crisis or community conflicts.

Our Vision

Our vision is to see every community in Nigeria with uninterrupted access to basic healthcare services and enjoy essential social needs and RHEMN leading the way to universal health coverage.

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