What We Do

What does PACFAH Do?

We build capacity for social accountability in the health sector. How do we do this? We build capacity by strengthening the Organizational and Technical capacity of PACFaH NGOs partners to - formulate, deliver and achieve health advocacy tasks.

...for our organizational capacity building work

GUIDING PRINCIPLES & VALUES

Innovation and local knowledge

Efficiency in the use of Donor Funds

Inclusiveness and Partnership Building

Visionary with a long term commitment
to saying the Nigerian CSO space

Standards and Quality

... ALONG THE CONTINUUM OF ADVOCACY

CAPACITY BUILDING AT EACH STAGE

EVIDENCE GENERATION

Health Policy, Issue Briefs development, dashboard & scorecard development workshop
Observation & Life Experience to Issue development workshop
How to conduct Policy Dialogues workshop

CONSTITUENCY MOBILIZATION

Grassroots coalitions building workshop
Checklists & templates for working with the media
Engaging traditional & Religious leaders workshop

MOBILIZATION FOR FOLLOW UP

Budget tracking working
Budget literacy workshop
Media strategy for advocacy commitment follow up workshop
Managing media grand challenges
Conducting follow-up visits Best Practices

M&E TO TRACK THE TASKS

Developing M&E Plan for Advocacy workshop
Monitoring the impact of constituencies mobilized
Outcome monitoring in health advocacy workshop
M&E Template design workshop
Mentoring

CONDUCTING THE ADVOCACY

Advocacy visits Checklists
Advocacy Strategic Plan development workshop
Communication strategy for Executive & Legislative Advocacy workshop
Drafting Press statements & Press Releases for Advocacy

... ALONG THE PROJECT'S TIMELINE

CAPACITY BUILDING ACTIVITIES

INCEPTION PHASE

Workshops on financial & project management
Coalition building workshop
M&E training & mentoring

SCALE UP PHASE

Human resources management mentoring
Financial management workshop
Proposal development
M&E training

SUSTAINABILITY PHASE

Fund raising and proposal development workshop
Financial management
Leadership training
Sustainability workshop & mentoring

WHAT WE DO ON THE SUPPLY SIDE OF ADVOCACY IN PACFAH

On the supply side, we build commitment and stewardship for health within the Executive and Legislature at National and State levels.

EXECUTIVE - By working through the MOU mechanism with the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) the PACFaH project has developed a key cohort of Health Sector Champions for Child and Family Health in the executive. Champions are taken through leadership training by NIPSS to stand for the health sector within the system

LEGISLATURE - By working through the MOU mechanism with the National Institute for Legislative Studies, (NILS) the PACFaH project has supported the learn about health sector financing in South Africa and compare their achievements to the under-funding of Nigeria.