The Oloibiri Health Programme (OHP) is a three-year public health initiative, sponsored by Shell, to improve health and health core delivery for the communities of the Ogbia Local Government Area (LGA), Bayelsa State, Nigeria. This Public Private People Partnership is championed by Shell as port of Nigeria’s centenary celebrations and is named after Oloibiri community where oil was first discovered in commercial quantities in Nigeria.
1. Optimize health status indicators of communities within Ogbia LGA to levels comparable with those of developed economies.
2. Institutionalize best practices and experiences demonstrable from the project for possible replication and country-wide scale-up.
The Oloibiri Health Programme has, as a guiding principle, a commitment to universal health coverage for all members of the community regardless of their circumstances. It also aims to promote health system strengthening.
Promote Universal Health Coverage
and Health Systems Strengthening
Enhance the Social
Determinants of Health.
Establish a Learning and Operations Research Centre
The Oloibiri Health Programme aims to improve the affordability of healthcare through provision of a health financing system. This is to ensure that the people of Ogbia LGA can use health services when they need to, regardless of their ability to pay for the services
Provision of a Seed Stock of Drugs at the facility level, Procurement of Drugs for the Central Medical Store at Emeyal community, Training on the implementation of Drugs Revolving Fund (DRF) wide training for LGA (network/ distributions)
Provision of seed funds for the take-off of a Health Insurance Programme (CHIS), Launch Commwlity Health Insurance Scheme, Embed a sustainability plan with a Health Management Organization for optimal service delivery in the Hub and Spoke model
Equipping & furnishing of Oloibiri Health for life Centre (H4LC), Infrastructure repairs of the Otuasega, Imiringi, federal University of Technology, Otuokc (FUO) and Otuogidi H4LCs, Bridge equipment gaps for Otuasega, Imiringi, FUO, Otuogidi H4LC etc
Specialised training for health staff, Administrative trainings, Innovative systems for care - E- Health (Community Health Insurance Enrolment and Authentication System) and HMIS