Health Innovation Map

Health Innovation Map

NHIM Innovation Roadmap

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Innovations per State

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Projects Per Year

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Yearly Growth

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Preventing Hemorrhage, Saving lives: Tapping the power of a narrative

A simple, flexible multimedia intervention (compilation of women's stories) delivered via social networks to empower a rural Nigerian community to learn about and gain access to an inexpensive lifesaving intervention for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage: misoprostol.
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Reporting made easy: A cost effective approach to monitor HIV prevention programming using a webbased system in Nigeria

DHIS 2.0 mobile client was used for HIV prevention reporting by Community Based Volunteers
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vas2net mNutrition

mNutrition: Daily alerts of different food benefits for people as it relates to their health e.g. Parents can subscribe to best natural nutrition for babies.
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The Distributed Electronic Clinical System

The system synchronizes the health data collection across all sites (27 health facilities), providing near real-time access to on-demand data analysis, Decision Support, and detailed analytic capabilities for IHVN, State, and Federal Health Agencies. The "system" allows for direct synchronization with District Health Information System, Version 2 (DHIS2), through the World Health Organization's SDMX-HD (data exchange format).
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Temperature Scanning system

following the ebola outbreak in 2014, the dangote foundation procured and installed thermal scanners (High end FLIR Infrared cameras) in all international airports in the country to help detect passengers with high body temperatures. The use of these cameras reduced the time it took to to scan passengers using the conventional hand held temperature scanners thus reducing exposure of port health staff to infections
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Strengthening the Midwife Service Scheme with Community Focused Interventions: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Field Trial in Nigeria

Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria (PPFN) has been collaborating with the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) to evaluate three community-based programs addressing maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity in Jigawa State in Northern Nigeria. This evaluation, funded by the MacArthur Foundation, is a randomized controlled trial (RCT) and is being conducted in 96 communities with a total population of approximately 290,000 inhabitants. Participating communities were randomly assigned to one of four study arms (three treatment and one control arm).
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PHCs Anaemia Detection Improvement and Mentorship (PADIM)

Aims to introduce specially operated point of care (POC) haemoglobinometers in PHCs in Nigeria. The advantage of using this over the current methods is that this doesn't require electricity and gives a more accurate result. The aim is to lead to a significant reduction in anaemia mortalities.
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Ovi Life Goal

Nokia phone application that has a range of personalized informational services, one of which covers health issues such as childcare, fitness, and diseases, which will be targeted at both urban and rural consumers.
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Mobile phones used for data collection and entry into the NHMIS. Data is obtained from the monthly summary forms for health facilities. Mobile phones also used for reporting on DHIS Syatem
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