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Communique from SOMLPforR Roundtable Discussion with Civil Society Organisations

The roundtable discussion on CSOs’ involvement in the SOML-Pfor R (Saving One Million Lives Program for Results) held in the conference room of the SOML-PforR office on 13th April, 2017. In attendance were CSOs working in either intervention for direct provision of health services and/or monitoring at the community or rural level. The discussion, which […]

FG inaugurates Independent Verification Agent for $500m Saving One Million Lives Programme for Results

The Federal Government of Nigeria has appointed an independent verification agent for the $500 million performance based health intervention grants to be disbursed to 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory.

The Honorable Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole inaugurated the independent verification agent during a retreat organised to formally brief them on the workings of […]

SOMLPforR 3rd Steering Committee Meeting at NCH in Umuahia, Abia State


Nigeria spends $55 million on SOML health initiative

As part of efforts to implement its all encompassing health strategy, the federal government has committed over $55.5 million (N17 billion) for the implementation of the Saving One Million Lives Initiative programme for Result (SOML-PforR) which has already commenced.

Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, made this known yesterday in his keynote address at the formal […]

Sokoto to Use $1.5m SOML Grant to Improve MNCH

The Federal Government of Nigeria, has provided a $ 1.5million grant to Sokoto State Government under the Saving One Million Lives Programme.

The Permanent Secretary in the State’s Ministry of Health, Almustapha Othman who disclosed this said some of the major health indices to be focused upon under the programme include maternal child health and immunisation.

Othman […]

SOML South West Operationalisation meeting in Lagos: SOML fund “should not replace” States’ Health Budget – Minister

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole  says the government’s ‘Save One Million Lives Program For Results’ (SOML-P for R)  is designed to restructure the nation’s health care delivery system and improve  maternal and child health through a result-based partnership with states’ ministries of health.

In an address at the  SOML-P for R operationalisation workshop for […]

North West Operationalisation Meeting in Kaduna: FG Warns States against Misappropriation of SOML Grant

The federal government weekend warned state governments against misappropriation of the $1.5 million disbursed grant to states as part of the implementation of the Saving One Million Lives (SOML) project.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, read the riot act to state governments following the disbursement of $1.5 million to each of the 36 states […]

Zonal Orientation Meeting Gallery

Zonal Orientation Meeting


SOML Newsletter February 2016

Happy new year and welcome to the first Saving One Million Lives Program for Result (SOML PforR) newsletter.
We hope to use this medium to provide regular updates on program activities and progress made towards achieving the overall goal of improving maternal and child health outcomes in Nigeria.
Since the PforR became effective (on the 29th of […]

Summary Report of Saving One Million Lives Program for Result (SOML PforR) Zonal Meetings

The Saving One Million Lives Program for Results is a $500million performance based program which incentivizes and rewards federal and state governments for achieving results on key maternal and child health indicators.
Following the declaration of program effectiveness in May 2015, the Program Management Unit (PMU) with the support of the World Bank embarked upon a […]