The National Immunization Coverage Survey is one of the biggest field assessments in Nigeria. It is a household-based survey that employs the WHO cluster sampling methodology with modifications in data collection tools and is aimed at providing the required database on immunization. This is in turn is used to direct programmatic action towards improving routine immunization in Nigeria.
NICS 2006: Hanovia led a consortium of 3 firms in the execution of NICS. This assignment included:
NICS 2003: Hanovia was one of the 5 firms involved in the NICS 2003 survey which was conducted in all 36 states including the FCT, leading the field survey management process and participating actively in survey design, data collection, data analysis, mapping, report writing and financial management.
Bayelsa State Immunization Coverage Survey (2006): Hanovia carried out the immunization coverage survey in 32 randomly selected communities in the 8 LGAs of the Bayelsa State using the WHO cluster sampling method. The coverage survey was done to assess the knowledge and practice of immunization by mothers and pregnant women, determine the immunization coverage of children 0-23 months by antigens, identify reasons for poor immunization coverage and identify resource availability and accessibility in the state. The results of the survey were meant to be used to evaluate the status of routine immunization coverage and obtain adequate information for planning and resource allocation.
Other Work with NPHCDA: Hanovia has been involved in the design and/or implementation of a number of projects aimed at restructuring NPHCDA, they include;