March 25, 2023 7:58 am

We are pleased to announce our new project, the Self-Care Accelerator Project (S-CAP), to accelerate achievement of universal well being coverage by advertising the use and scale-up of self-care interventions in Nigeria.

In Nigeria, there is restricted access to well being solutions via the traditional well being technique due to quite a few barriers. These barriers have produced an rising demand for revolutionary techniques that will advance main healthcare and contribute to universal well being coverage. Self-care interventions assistance well being systems by delivering promising approaches to raise coverage and access, cut down well being disparities, raise high-quality of solutions, increase well being, human rights, and social outcomes, and cut down expense and deliver a lot more effective use of healthcare sources.

Nigeria is the very first nation in Africa to create the National Self Care Guideline for Sexual, Reproductive and Maternal Well being, drawing on the WHO recommendations on Self-care interventions for well being and effectively-becoming. S-CAP will assistance the FMOH to accelerate this national self-care agenda in Nigeria, to place in location systems for complete scale up of self-care. In undertaking so, it will also serve as an exemplar with lessons to inform international programming in self-care

Self-care holds the guarantee of shifting the paradigm from overly dependence on well being systems, minimizing the bludgeoning healthcare expense and burden on providers, by empowering folks to carry out uncomplicated well being options.” Adewole Adefalu, JSI Technical Advisor.

This activity leverages JSI’s a lot more than 40 years of family members organizing, new solution introduction and monitoring, evaluation and studying knowledge.