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Equitable Health Access Initiative is a Pfizer Global Health Innovation Grant program grantee and is part of a cohort of 20 innovative organizations working in the healthcare sector across the globe. 

Target Population

The target population on this project were under-5 children, their care givers, the healthcare workers at selected high-burden PHCs in all 17 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the State.

Project Goal and Objectives

EHAI focused on optimizing protection, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of pneumonia through integration into the state health immunization program and community-based activities aimed at increasing knowledge and awareness of management of pneumonia for under-fives. The following objectives were achieved on the project:

  1. We strengthened the infrastructure at 51 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) for effective control of pneumonia;
  2. We built the capacity of 153 facility-based healthcare workers in PHCS to deliver high quality pneumonia diagnosis and treatment service;
  3. We increased the knowledge and acceptance of community level pneumonia interventions;
  4. We influenced policy environment on improved protection, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of pneumonia in Abia State.

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