Nigeria

Women’s Integrated Sexual Health Programme
Driving sustainability and national ownership of sexual reproductive health programmes through supportive legal, financial and policy frameworks
Improved the ability of citizens and civil society to increase the accountability and responsiveness of the health system
Active in:
Nigeria
E4A-MamaYe has been working across sub-Saharan Africa since 2012. We contribute to saving the lives of mothers and babies through a strategic combination of evidence, action and accountability.
Active in:
Kenya, Nigeria
Strengthening the stewardship and coordination role of federal and state governments for an effective, multi-sectoral and evidence-based HIV and AIDS response
Active in:
Nigeria
Improving health outcomes for the poorest and most vulnerable in Nigeria by increasing resources for health, improving public and private basic health services and increasing use of contraception.
Active in:
Nigeria
Conducting PEER studies to inform the design of family planning and reproductive health services
Evaluating projects to promote safe motherhood and improve maternal and newborn health to generate recommendations and learn lessons for future project design
Gathering Evidence and Finding Solutions for Scaling up Access for MNCH Products in LMICs
Active in:
Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan
Improving access and delivery of maternal, newborn and child health services by designing and testing innovations
Using quality data to inform decision makers and health service providers to catalyse change and improve quality of care
Maternal, Newborn and Child Health programme
Reducing maternal, newborn and child deaths by increasing access to quality services
Active in:
Nigeria

Our experts

  • Marleen Vellekoop
    Marleen is a health governance specialist with over 14 years of experience in the international development sector. She has held leadership and advisory roles on public health projects in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. She brings experience in health data systems, reproductive health and health security. At present she is Project Director for MamaYe! project which fosters advocacy partnerships that make health systems more accountable to women's needs.
  • Ronke Atamewalen
    Ronke is a public health nurse/midwife committed to improving access to safe, sustainable, high-quality reproductive health services for women and girls. With over 20 years’ experience in clinical and preventive interventions in the public, private and NGO sectors, Ronke’s technical expertise includes institutional capacity building, health system strengthening and quality assurance. She is currently responsible for Clinical Quality Assurance.
  • Amina Ahmad-Shehu
    Amina is a public health expert with over 25 years’ experience working in complex, low-resource settings in the government and non-governmental sectors providing leadership and technical support to ensure the delivery of quality health and development services. She is focused on building a solid platform for er team and their various programmes, to meaningfully contribute to the development and strengthening of Nigeria’s health system.
  • Esther Agbon
    Esther has over 17 years’ experience in design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development projects in Nigeria. She has demonstrated ability in establishing and building multi-stakeholder accountability mechanisms and collaborations with government. She is passionate about unlocking financing bottlenecks and influencing policies for improved maternal new born health. Esther currently provides strategic leadership and technical oversight for effective/efficient implementation of the Evidence for Action – MamaYe, project in Nigeria.
  • Michael Olawuyi
    Michael is a health system strengthening expert with special interest in health financing and policy. He leads the Sustainability output comprising health financing and accountability pathways for the WISH programme in Nigeria. Michael believes that Universal Health Coverage is attainable in resource-constrained countries and has provided technical assistance to national and subnational Governments in Nigeria on this subject over the last decade.

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    Location:
    London, UK, Nairobi, Kenya, Abuja, Nigeria
    Closing date:
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    Contract type:
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