Reaching out to every

woman in need

Expanding access to

family planning services

We seek a positive

shift in family planning

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About Us

The Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative Phase 2 (NURHI 2) was designed to shift norms that drive use of modern contraceptives at structural, service delivery, and community levels in Kaduna, Lagos, and Oyo States. The project sought to achieve a 12.5% increase in modern contraceptive prevalence in the three states, contributing to the Nigerian Government’s goal of reaching a national contraceptive prevalence rate of 27% by 2020 ... Read More

NURHI Champions Voices

The Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative Phase 2 (NURHI 2) is the second phase of a ground-breaking 10-year family planning project in Nigeria funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and a private philanthropist.

Our Program Areas

Advocacy

NURHI 2 employed results-oriented advocacy to create a supportive environment for family planning...

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Service Delivery

The NURHI 2 service delivery strategy focused on improving the quality of and expanding equitable access to family planning services...

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Demand Generation

NURHI 2 employed a combination of social mobilisation, media campaigns and entertainment education to increase demand for modern contraception...

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Life Planning for Adolescents and Youth

NURHI 2 integrated a deliberate and innovative focus on adolescents and youth (aged 15-24)...

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Our Vision

Our vision is a Nigeria where supply and demand barriers to contraceptive use are eliminated and family planning becomes a social norm.

Our Mission

To increase contraceptive prevalence rates in Kaduna, Lagos, and Oyo States by 12.5%.

My Family Planning Guide

Available on Google Play Store

This guide promotes self-learning, self-evaluation and reinforce family planning knowledge and skills through the use of interactive learning and entertainment education.


Our Consortium

NURHI 2 was implemented by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) in partnership with the Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) and Center for Communication and Social Impact (CCSI).

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NURHI Phase 1 (2009 – 2015)

Phase 1 of NURHI was implemented in sex cities(Federal Capital Territory, Ibadan, Ilorin, Kaduna, Benin and Zaria).It significantly contributed to increasing the contraceptive prevalence rate in these cities as indicated by the 2013 National Demographic Health Survey.

NURHI Phase 1 (2009 – 2015)

Phase 1 of NURHI was implemented in sex cities(Federal Capital Territory, Ibadan, Ilorin, Kaduna, Benin and Zaria).It significantly contributed to increasing the contraceptive prevalence rate in these cities as indicated by the 2013 National Demographic Health Survey.

Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, NURHI was initiated in 2009 to test and promote innovative approaches to family planning interventions and increase modern contraceptive prevalence rates in six urban cities (Federal Capital Territory, Ibadan, Ilorin, Kaduna, Benin and Zaria), with a major focus on the urban poor. The program implemented a three-pronged intervention model of advocacy, demand generation and service delivery to achieve this goal. To read more about NURHI 1, click here.

NURHI 2 builds on the successes of the previous six years by using the proven, three-tier model of advocacy, demand generation and service delivery. NURHI 2 served as a learning lab for policy makers and implementers who wish to institutionalise and sustain evidence-based strategies and approaches in the three focal states and in new states. NURHI 2 helped the government of Nigeria and family planning partners to use the learning, expertise and momentum gained since 2009 to increase contraceptive prevalence rates in Nigeria... Read more


NURHI Champions Voices

Research and Monitoring

Research and monitoring informed NURHI 2 strategy design and implementation...

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Knowledge Management

Creation, collection, and dissemination of knowledge was fundamental to NURHI...

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