The challenges of working in a fragile state: Northeast Nigeria (audio)
The ongoing insurgency in northeast Nigeria is the single most important threat to health care services across the region. Delivering critical HIV/AIDS services to this area is a priority for FHI 360’s Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project, funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. In this audio interview, SIDHAS Deputy Chief of Party for Management, Ms. Ola Ogunnusi, interviews two State Program Managers who operate in northeast Nigeria: Mr. Murtala Umar from Adamawa and Mr. Mansa Adamu from Borno. They describe the challenges of working in a conflict area where the health care infrastructure and facilities are lacking.