Health Policy Plus (HP+) is a five-year cooperative agreement funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development. The project’s HIV activities are supported by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
HP+ strengthens and advances health policy priorities at global, national, and sub-national levels. The project aims to improve the enabling environment for equitable and sustainable health services, supplies, and delivery systems through policy design, implementation, and financing. HP+ is a partnership between Palladium, Avenir Health, Futures Group Global Outreach, Plan International USA, Population Reference Bureau, RTI International, the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood, and ThinkWell.
DOVENET has joined partnership with the Health Policy plus and the government to education Nigerians on health policies and benefits available to them, and also how to access these benefits for the betterment of the health of the nation.
with support from the Health Policy Plus, DOVENET has conducted town-hall meetings in 6 wards (Inyere, Amuda, Nkomoro, Umuome, Ekka, Ogboji) of Ezza North LGA Ebonyi State. The overall goal of this activity was to create awareness to targeted population (community elites, WDCs, Community Leaders, Women/Men groups, Youth groups, Community volunteers, pregnant women), Community Stakeholders in 6 wards of Ezza North LGA of Ebonyi state and the general populace within Ebonyi with Basic Healthcare Provision Fund (BHCPF) and State Health Insurance Scheme(SHIS) package Messages.
* To identify and mobilize relevant community stakeholders for BHCPF Town-hall meetings and enrollment.
* To conduct community town hall meetings in 6 wards of Ezza North,Ebonyi State.
* To create awareness to targeted population on Basic Healthcare Provision Fund(BHCPF) and State Health Insurance Scheme(SHIS) package through town-hall meetings.
* To strengthen access to the designated primary health care facilities and their services.
Participant(s): Meetings/activities was attended by the following: Ebonyi State Ministry of Health, DOVENET BHCPF facilitators/ Project Implementation Team, Social Mobilization Officer(SMO), WDCs, Community Leaders, OIC, Youth Leaders, School Heads, Women Leaders Community members, Religious Leaders, Social Welfare Officers(SWOs), Traditional Birth Attendants(TBAs), Health Workers and Media
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