Health Resilience Of North-East Nigeria (HeRoN)

Health Resilience of North-East Nigeria (HeRoN) is a three-year accountable grant, financed by the Department for International Development (DFID) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). HeRoN is implemented through a consortium comprised of Society for Family Health (SFH), International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Action Against Hunger (AAH).

The project is currently implemented in Borno and Yobe states across 23 LGAs (13 in Borno and 10 in Yobe. This is to ensure that crisis-affected communities in both states have access to quality primary healthcare and nutrition services. The project will also contribute to the sustained capacity of health systems strengthening at the Community and LGA levels to achieve Universal Health Coverage.

The HeRoN project focuses on women, girls, and other marginalized groups in target communities. It strives to ensure that this group of persons are protected from and treated for the main causes of morbidity and mortality.