The CSOs4KANO Essential Health Services Project – MSH

The CSOs4KANO Essential Health Services (CSOs4KEHS) Project is Funded By Management Sciences For Health (MSH) Through The COVID-19 Response and Recovery Small Grants Mechanism.

Introduction

The CSOs4Kano Essential Health Services (CSOs4KEHS) project is funded by Management Sciences for Health (MSH) through the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Small Grants Mechanism. This is a strategic intervention implemented by the development Research and Project Center with an overarching goal of encouraging, catalyzing and engaging the Kano state government to bring down barriers to women, children and adolescents (WCAH) accessing essential health and nutrition services as Kano develops and executes COVID-19 response and recovery plans in the context of national COVID-19 priorities.

The project’s objectives are: – 

  1. To increase the advocacy capacity and efforts of civil society organizations working through existing health accountability platforms in the area of evidence-based advocacy; 
  2. To increase the capacity of existing health accountability platforms engaging government to monitor and generate data for evidence-based messaging and accountability; and 
  3. To increase the capacity of civil society organizations through health accountability platforms to amplify evidence-based messaging and communications through accountability platforms and networks to government MDAs in the focal state, Kano. 

Project Timeline: September 2, 2021 – June 30, 2022