Evidence showed that Covid-19 emergency health response has been disruptive to provision of essential health services, as health facilities shift resources from essential health services to the health emergency, that is, Covid-19 pandemic. In view of the current spate of insecurity in Niger State, Niger PAS assessed the eﬀect of banditry and terrorism on essential health services in security challenged areas. This study assessed PHCs that were able to maintain essential services despite security emergencies by innovating and working with communities in service delivery.
Niger state Basic Health Care Provision Fund Implementation Scorecard is developed by Center for Communication and Reproductive Health Services (CCRHS) and Niger PAS Partners through analysis of data collected on BHCPF implementation in the state at the 2 agencies responsible for implementation of the intervention at state level (i.e. Niger state Primary Health Care Development Agency and Niger state Health Contributory Scheme.