Testing for COVID-19 is key to understanding the burden and trajectory of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially with the emergence of new variants of concern (VOC). Improving and increasing testing capacity is a key strategic priority for the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). In line with this, AFENET in collaboration with NCDC is implementing the […]

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Project Recap

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  • February 10, 2022
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With funding from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations (BMGF), AFENET, in collaboration with the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), is implementing the Strengthening Data Quality to Improve Immunization and Primary Health Care Program performance (PHC-DQI) project. The project aims to improve the quality and acceptability of Primary Healthcare data for quality programmatic decision-making […]

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The Residents of Intermediate Field Epidemiology Training Program (I-FETP) successfully concluded field data collection on ‘’Assessment of Compliance to COVID-19 Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions (NPIs) and Associated Factors in Secondary Schools in the Federal Capital Territory’’. To curb the spread of COVID-19, NPIs including social distancing, wearing of face mask, frequent handwashing and using sanitizers, observing coughs […]

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Below is a list of risk communication activities AFENET has been actively participating in at the risk communication pillar of the National EOC for COVID-19 Response: Weekly RC Planning and Reviews Meetings: Since the formation of the Risk Communication Pillar, Afenet staff have been participating in the weekly risk communication pillar planning and review meetings […]

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AFENET Support to COVID 19 Response in Nigeria

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  • November 25, 2021
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Epi Surveys Capacity Building AFENET supported the development of training materials for NPHCDA command centre on COVID-19 preparedness and response guidelines for health care workers and community volunteers. She also supported NCDC to develop COVID-19 surveillance training modules for healthcare workers and facilitated in the national and subnational training. The staff at the national, state […]

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