As part of national effort to address the challenges of Malaria in Nigeria, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and Civil Society in Malaria Control, Immunization and Nutrition (ACOMIN) are working together for the successful implementation of the Global Fund Supported Malaria project on Accountability and Governance. This projects goal is to contribute towards reducing the malaria burden to pre-elimination levels and bringing malaria-related mortality to zero.

Civil Society in Malaria Control, Immunization and Nutrition (ACOMIN) is a Vendor under Catholic Relief Services (CRS), on the Global Fund Malaria Grant for contributing towards reducing the malaria burden and bringing malaria-related mortality and morbidity to zero level. ACOMIN will engage directly with the Implementing CBO in the state to ensure effective grant implementation at the Local Government and State levels.

AIM

To pursue an increase in the quality of services, generate real time objective information and assess the quality and quantity of service delivery, reduce wastage and loss of interventions and advocate for increased resource allocation for malaria intervention.

OBJECTIVES

To conduct strategic activities in communities, PHC Centers, LGAs and all relevant stakeholders accountable for service provision and results

To engage in sustained, measurable advocacy efforts for improved state and LGA support for malaria intervention

To improve the coordination of CSOs and Community Structures for informed inputs into malaria interventions

To conduct Focused Group discussions at the ward level

To conduct Client Exit interviews at GF supported health facilities within our coverage.

To Support Local Government level advocacy visits to stakeholder

TARGET AUDIENCE:Community stakeholders, key community groups, Pregnant Women, Children under 5 years, Internally Displaced Population, General Population

The Local Government Area for the implementation of the project is, Damaturu LGA in the followingcommunities and the facilities. These include:

Kukareta: Maternity and Child Health Care Clinic

Njiwaji-Gwange: Maternity and Child Health Care Clinic

Mai-sandari: Primary Health Care

About the implementing organizations: Hope Interactive (HI) and Civil Society in Malaria Control, Immunization and Nutrition (ACOMIN).

Hope Interactive (HI) is a Non-Governmental Organization registered with the Cooperate Affairs Commission (CAC) in Nigeria since 2004 with the sole aim of promoting a healthy, fair and sustainable future for all the people of Nigeria by eradicating poverty and improving the quality of life through capacity building in various spheres of human development. 

Civil Society in Malaria Control, Immunization and Nutrition (ACOMIN) is the national network of civil society organizations working on the prevention, treatment and mitigation of the impact of malaria, and the promotion of immunization and better nutrition in Nigeria. ACOMIN being a national network has its head office in Abuja with membership organizations and virtual offices in all 36 states of the federation including the Federal Capital Territory. ACOMIN is a non-political, non-sectarian and non-profit organization working in collaboration with the government, partners and stakeholders both at national and state level.