The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed Dr. Emmanuella Olutoyin Zamba as the Acting General Manager of the Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA)

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed Dr. Emmanuella Olutoyin Zamba as the Acting General Manager of the Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA) Dr Zamba is a Medical Doctor, a seasoned technocrat, and a public health specialist with a bias for health systems strengthening. She resumed at her new role as the…

Prioritising Global Health Security

Prioritising Global Health Security Healthcare budgets, ideally, should reflect the level of priority governments give the health needs of citizens. Inadequate government budgets and public expenditure on health results in weak health systems with poor health indices such as high maternal, child and infant mortality, high burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases, and inadequate preparedness…

Supporting COVID-19 Response

Supporting COVID-19 Response The COVID 19 Pandemic has created new challenges for delivering health and safe guarding livelihoods, across the world. HSCL as part of its support, is providing support to the Civil Society Coalition for COVID-19 Response and 3 States (Lagos, Kaduna, and Niger) in in the fight against the virus. Development of Incidence…

Performance-Based Financing – Contract Management and Verification

Performance-Based Financing – Contract Management and Verification On the Additional Financing-_ Nigeria State Health Investment Project (AF-NSHIP) funded by the World Bank and implemented by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), HSCL has since April 2018, served as one of the two Contract Management and Verification Agencies (CMVA) in Borno State. On behalf…

Support for the National Immunisation Programme

Support for the National Immunisation Programme HSCL provides immunization support at both national and sub-national levels. Ongoing and recently completed immunization targeted support include Lead role in the development of Nigeria’s National Strategy for Immunization and Primary Health Care Systems Strengthening (NSIPSS) HSCL led the provision of technical assistance for the development of Nigeria’s National…

Global Fund Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH) Catalytic Health System Investment Programme

Global Fund Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH) Catalytic Health System Investment Programme HSCL is a Technical Service Organisation (TSO) to Management Sciences for Health (MSH), for the implementation of the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria’s (GFATM), Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH) Catalytic Health System Investment Programme. Through this…

Demand Side Financing (DSF) Project

Demand Side Financing (DSF) Project As part of on-going national health reforms aimed at reducing Out of Pocket Expenditure (OOPE), HSCL in collaboration with Results for Development(R4D) is providing technical assistance to the governments of Kaduna and Niger states for the design and implementation of pro-poor social health insurance schemes. This is through the BMGF…

Strategic Purchasing for Family Planning and Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Services (SP4FP+MNCH)

Strategic Purchasing for Family Planning and Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Services (SP4FP+MNCH) Through funding from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), HSCL is implementing a 5-year support to Lagos, Bauchi and Yobe States for the operationalisation of their States’ health insurance scheme. The project will also strengthen the strategic purchasing of a benefit package…