African Institute for Health Policy & Health Systems | Nigeria
Providing high-quality post-graduate training and research in all aspects of health policy, health systems, and knowledge translation.
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The African Institute for Health Policy & Health Systems at Ebonyi State University provides high-quality post-graduate training and research in all aspects of health policy, health systems, and knowledge translation to encourage innovative thinking and evidence-informed policymaking for improved health outcomes.
Its goal is to be a globally acclaimed institute of academic excellence and a center for learning where individuals can develop their intellectual capabilities in an environment that promotes academic achievement and research excellence.
With PEERSS funding and support, the Institute has carried out a number of activities to strengthen evidence-informed policymaking.
Past PEERS activities include:
Launching policy dialogues that focus on safer schools during COVID-19 and the use of community volunteers to improve the uptake of insecticide treated bed nets.
Organizing national multi-stakeholder engagement events that focus on the priority setting of key policy matters within the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) landscape in Nigeria.
Conducting capacity enhancing workshops on evidence-informed policymaking and knowledge translation that target policymakers, parliamentarians, and other key stakeholders in the policymaking space.
In the future, the Institute plans on:
Improving the capacity of Nigeria’s parliament for evidence-informed policymaking and legislation by assessing the knowledge and capacities of key parliament staff.
Producing an Evidence Guidance Document on how to use evidence in policymaking.
Strengthening the capacity of key parliament staff.
Promoting the establishment of rapid response services.
Providing mentoring support on rapid response services to parliamentarians.
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