In 2016, the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGON) disbursed $1.5 million each to all States and the FCT as a supplement to their health budget. The intervention funds I are to be utilized towards the goal of improving the lives of mothers and children in Nigeria under the Saving One Million Lives Programme for Results (SOML-PforR). Anticipated disbursements will be based on improvements from the baseline as measured by national surveys.
Because of the security challenge in the North East, data from Borno State was not representative enough to draw reasonable conclusion, therefore Borno State was excluded from this presentation. The FGON will do the necessary computation and reward states accordingly.
The FGON is committed to supporting States and the FCT to improve maternal, newborn and child health outcomes in Nigeria. The result of the 2016 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) representing the SOML indicators of Maternal Newborn and Child Health in the various states of the Federation is presented, click to View Report.
This report has been published today Dec 12, 2017 in The Nation Newspaper page 46 and in Daily trust newspaper page 32.