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Accelerating self-sufficiency & prosperity

Project

Partnership for Transforming Health Systems Phase II, Nigeria /

  • £9.9 worth of medical supplies and equipment procured over two years /

Improving maternal and child health in Nigeria

The PATHS2 programme was created in 2008 to provide Nigeria with the finances and expertise needed to improve maternal and child health, and meet Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5.

Nurse Oby Osigwe conducting triage with a patient at Saint Mary catholic hospital in Abuja, one of the hospitals benefiting from NACA support in Nigeria.Creating a competitive procurement market

Crown Agents Singapore was appointed by the Department for International Development (DFID) to oversee the procurement needs of the latter phases of the programme. We created a highly competitive market for the procurement, with over 60 suppliers competing to fulfil orders from hospitals and dispensaries across Nigeria.

Phase IV (2011-2013)

Supplying and delivering general medical supplies, medical equipment, medical furniture, surgical instruments and sterilisation equipment with a value in excess of £9.9 million.

Phase V (2014-2016)

Supplying and delivering medical and laboratory equipment, medical supplies and reagents worth £973,000 to Kano, Kaduna and Jigawa states – a total of:

  • 27 x 20ft containers by sea freight
  • 68 cartons of cool storage and hazardous cargo by airfreight

Phase VI (2015-2016)

Supplying and delivering medical/laboratory equipment, medical supplies and reagents to Enugu and Lagos states using both international and local Nigerian suppliers worth £2.8 million. The supplies came to a total of:

  • 32 x 20ft containers by sea freight
  • 114 cartons of cool storage and hazardous cargo by airfreight