Antimicrobial stewardship: Multi-centre study to measure the performance of antimicrobial stewardship programs in 14 hospitals in Nigeria | Sponsor: Pfizer

Project Title: Antimicrobial stewardship: Multi-centre study to measure the performance of antimicrobial stewardship programs in 14 hospitals in Nigeria

Status: On-going across all target hospitals in Nigeria

Sponsor: Pfizer Plc

Official Partner: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is the Technical Partner to CFID on this QI AMS Multi-centre study in Nigeria

Following the execution of the Quality Improvement Grant Agreements with Pfizer, CFID in collaboration with NCDC kick-started the Quality Improvement AMS activities in line with the executed grant and project timelines.

The objective of the project: To assess the overall antibiotic consumption across a diverse group of 14 urban and rural hospitals in Nigeria through the implementation of an antimicrobial stewardship strategy for improved patient outcomes.

Anticipated Project Timeline

Provide an anticipated timeline for your project including project start/end dates Project Start date: 4 January 2021

  • Phase 1: Pre-implementation phase: January-June 2021
  • Phase 2: Implementation phase: July 2021-June 2022

This progress report provides highlights of activities conducted within the implementation phase of the project as stated above.

• Phase 3: Post-implementation phase: July-September.2022 Project End date: 31 Oct. 2022

Intervention Hospitals

  • Taraba state specialist hospital Jalingo
  • General Hospital Gembu, Taraba state
  • General Hospital Takum, Taraba state
  • State Specialist Hospital Yola, Adamawa state
  • Federal Teaching Hospital Gombe, Gombe state
  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi, Bauchi state
  • Benue State University Teaching Hospital, Makurdi, Benue state

ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED WITHIN REPORTING PERIOD

  • Conducted facility specific AMS Need assessment and SWOT analysis to guide each hospital management on scope and scale of implementing AMS interventions.
  • Conducted advocacy meetings to target hospitals managements
  • Set up AMS teams in each hospital (including representative from patient groups)
  • Conducted Training of Trainers (TOT) for QI AMS Trainers and conducted Project start-up training, on Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Information and Communication Management for AMS Committee members.
  • Conducted QI AMS training of multidisciplinary health care workers in each of the target hospitals.

The project is ongoing in all target hospitals: Participants’ consent was obtained to share these pictures of project activities.

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