Quality (116) PACK (Practical Approach to Care Kit) (2)

8 July, 2021

Many thanks, Joseph Ana. [ https://www.hifa.org/dgroups-rss/quality-103-making-case-quality-care-3-... ]

The information you shared provides very useful links to resources that are relevant to me (and perhaps, to other members of the Forum also). As a Nigerian myself, I'd like to learn about the current state of the programme. What I've been able to find so far about the programme is contained here: https://gh.bmj.com/content/bmjgh/3/Suppl_5/e001079.full.pdf (which you co-authored). Can you (or someone else in the Forum) avail us with information on - or links to - the current state of the programme (PACK) as it's being piloted in (Bauchi State) Nigeria?

Specifically, are there any efforts to scale up the programme nationally? If so, are there any plans to integrate these efforts with any existing national quality policy and strategy in the country? What role is PACK playing in the

National Strategic Health Development Plan II (2018-2022)? (I couldn't find any section in the strategic plan that deals with quality issues generally, except that which pertains to medicines and other health products)

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ORFEGA, Moses Kumaoron

HIFA profile: Moses Kumaoron Orfega is a Service Improvement Desk Officer at the National Health Insurance Scheme, Nigeria. Professional interests: Social Protection and Financing; Social Health Protection and Universal Health Coverage; Service Quality Improvement; Information Technology. He is a HIFA catalyst for the WHO/HIFA project on Learning for Quality Health Services. Email: ofegamoses AT gmail.com