Sure, Neil, that's a good recall. [in response to Neil PW: "I recall in August 2014 HIFA discovered a major inaccuracy on the Nigeria Ministry of Health website..."]
I also remember that our effort led to making the content of the message accurate and appropriate and further-on led to it reaching every corner of Nigeria once the emergency funding was released. Infact Nigeria also sent teams to help out in Liberia and Serra Leone.
It will be nice to hear from HIFA members in DRCongo, as we exchange so many useful information on this forum.
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HIFA profile: Joseph Ana is the Lead Consultant and Trainer at the Africa Centre for Clinical Governance Research and Patient Safety in Calabar, Nigeria. In 2015 he won the NMA Award of Excellence for establishing 12-Pillar Clinical Governance, Quality and Safety initiative in Nigeria. He has been the pioneer Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) National Committee on Clinical Governance and Research since 2012. He is also Chairman of the Quality & Performance subcommittee of the Technical Working Group for the implementation of the Nigeria Health Act. He is a pioneer Trustee-Director of the NMF (Nigerian Medical Forum) which took the BMJ to West Africa in 1995. He is particularly interested in strengthening health systems for quality and safety in LMICs. He has written Five books on the 12-Pillar Clinical Governance for LMICs, including a TOOLS for Implementation. He established the Department of Clinical Governance, Servicom & e-health in the Cross River State Ministry of Health, Nigeria in 2007. Website: www.hriwestafrica.com Joseph is a member of the HIFA Steering Group: http://www.hifa.org/people/steering-group
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