A non profit organisation with interest in strengthening Nigerian health systems through innovative technical advice services had been launched in the country.
The organisation, Technical Advice Connect,simply referred to as TAConnect, which came in the wake of identification by the Gates Foundation of critical gap in the provision of technical assistance to states,was launched, Wednesday, in Abuja, with stakeholders in the Nigerian health sector,partners and government officials at federal and state levels,among others in attendance.
The group, registered in 2021 and established by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation,according to its management, was to provide “innovative solutions to the provision of Technical Assistance, TA services across Africa.”
The launch of TAConnect came on the heels of a primary health care summit,organised by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA,scheduled to hold between March 24 and March 25,2022,in Abuja.
At the official launch of the organisation,held at Transcorp Hilton Abuja, the Executive Director TAConnect, Dr Lillian Anomnachi,explained that the group emerged with “focus on strengthening primary healthcare services in Nigeria.”