The Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health (PACFaH) project is an innovative social accountability project implemented through the unique strategy of capacity building for CSOs on the demand side and government champions on the supply side to build partnerships to advance child and family health through advocacy. PACFaH timeline PACFaH's timeline runs from November 2014 to October 2017.

PACFaH timeline:

PACFaH's timeline runs from November 2014 to October 2017.

PACFaH Health aggregate objective:

The project's top line objective is to improve the accountability of government at the national and state levels to deliver on commitments by increasing health budget; timely expenditure releases; and by implement policies and guidelines in support of improved child and family health in Nigeria as a result of evidence-based, high-impact advocacy led by coalitions of local CSOs.


The project's advocacy domains relate to - Budgets; Policies; and Administrative guidelines.

PACFaH issue specific objective:

PACFaH aims to hold government to account on health Budgets; Policies; and Administrative guidelines in general and on 4 issue areas in particular.

The 4 issue areas are - Nutrition; Childhood killer disease; Family Planning and Routine Immunization.

Implementing Partners

PACFaH is implemented by the development Research and Projects Center, and indigenous Nigerian non-profit with a mission to build capacity for development partnerships within and cross the Nigerian third sector.

Sub-grantee partners of the project are 6 Nigerian NGOs:

 Association for the Advancement of Family Planning (AAFP)
Community Health and Research Initiative in Nigeria (CHR)
Civil Society for Scaling-up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN)
Federation of Muslim Women Organizations of Nigeria (FOMWAN)
Health Reform Foundation of Nigeria (HERFON)
Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN)

Project sites

PACFaH works at the national level and in 7  focal states—Lagos, Oyo, Bauchi, Kano, Kaduna, Niger, and Nasarawa.