By Faith Mwangi-Powell, Global Director, The Girl Generation
The Girl Generation is the largest-ever global collective of organisations working to end FGM and this month marks the end of The Girl Generation’s five-year partnership with the UK’s Department for International Development.
Nigeria has launched its 2nd National Strategic Health Development Plan, alongside the long-awaited Basic Health Care Provision Fund. These strategies have the potential to transform the nation’s health. We explain what these strategies mean and the role of civil society in ensuring their success.
Options has been working to improve quality standards in 28 hospitals in Tanzania. In 2016, just two of these hospitals met the minimum standard. By 2018, all facilities supported by the programme had reached the target, thanks to strengthened feedback mechanisms and new improvement plans.