Enhancing Gender and Social Responsiveness of the Nhis: the Case of Female Head Porters and Senior Citizens:
Institutionalise platforms for the voices and concerns of female head porters and senior citizens to be effectively addressed by policy makers on National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) issues. 1. Increased availability of evidence based impacts of female head porters and senior citizens to the NHIS for enhanced access to the scheme. 2. Strengthened commitment and accountability of the Ministry of Health (MoH) to GESI in the NHIS.
Action for Sustainable Development (ASUDEV)
Save Our Mothers Platform (somp) Ii:
SOMP II is expected to contribute to increased knowledge and active participation of community health committees, traditional leaders and adolescent girls in promoting maternal and neonatal health in Sissala East, Sissala West, Lambusie-Karni and Nadowli districts of the Upper West Region. 1. Improved institutional and community response to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality rate in Sissala East, Sissala West, Nadowli and Lambussie-Karni districts of the Upper West Region. 2. Increased participation of community health committees in the implementation of the Community-Based Health Planning And Services (CHPS) Programme to contribute to improved maternal and neonatal health in Sissala East, Sissala West, Nadowli and Lambussie-Karni districts of the Upper West Region.
Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR)
Projecting Citizens Voices for Health Accountability:
District Health Management Teams in 2 target districts in Central and Western Regions, adapt client-provider feedback mechanism established during project for improved redress of clients concerns in accessing health, for improved client/provider relationship and improved maternal health outcomes. 1. Increased evidence-based advocacy by citizens, particularly women, on their maternal and reproductive health rights. 2. Accountability mechanisms between communities and health service providers established and functional in 6 target districts to address client abuse. 3. Strengthened capacity of 6 community based organisations working with citizens to advocate for survival of mothers and their newborns.
Ashesi University College
Mobile Phone Based Health Platform for Chps:
The project's overall expected outcome is to increase the support and supervision given to community health workers(CHOs) in 20 communities in Akuapim South, West Gonja districts. We intend to implement a mobile phone based platform that enables the flow of information between CHOs and districts health management team. At the end of the project, the quality of care the 20 CHOs will give will better because of support they get through the mobile based tools. 1. Give Community health officers in 20 communities effective access to supervisors and specialists at DHMT to resolve challenges they are facing at community level and improve the service provide to the communities. Give the CHOs in these communities access to professional development material to improve their skill in health delivery and management. 2. We aim to improve decision making at DHMT level by facilitating timely, accuracy and valid data submission by Community Health Officers in 20 communities. Through better supervision by DHMT improve house-holds visits and door-to-door health service, community surveillance. Improve the success of existing programmes by providing accurate data to DHMT. 3. Using the data collected by CHOs through the mobile phone based system as part of their routine activity, provide CSO with up to date reliable evidence for advocacy improve access to quality care. Create an interest on healthcare service as research opportunity among academicians from multiple disciplines to develop citizens-government engagement. Engage the academic community to influence policy for quality health care access.