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Document Type: Press
Publication Date: 2017

The article ‘How to fix war-torn societies? Help women to work’ reports, under the subheading ‘Nigeria Nurses’, how the Women for Health programme in five states in Northern Nigeria is changing women’s roles in societies. The programme is training 6,000 young girls from rural Nigerian communities to be female health workers. The article includes... Read more
Document Type: Press
Publication Date: 2015

This press article, featured in Leadership, focuses on the Emergency Transport Scheme piloted in four states in northern Nigeria, which since 2009 has helped to transport 19,000 pregnant women in the north to health facilities in emergency situations. The article discusses how findings show that even with population coverage of... Read more
Document Type: Press
Publication Date: 2015

This press article featured in The Guardian focuses on the Women for Health programme: a £25 million, five state and five year project in Nigeria, which is training a new generation of midwives to safely deliver babies in their villages. It discusses some of the barriers to healthcare that women... Read more
Document Type: Press
Publication Date: 2015

This press article, featured in Premium Times, focuses on the 2.6 million treated mosquito nets to be distributed free of charge to the estimated four million people of Zamfara state by the Malaria Action Program for States, MAPS, with support from the United States Agency for International Development, USAID. Concerns... Read more
Document Type: Press
Publication Date: 2014

This press article, featured in This Day Live, focuses on how the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Nigeria has joined the fight to reduce the country’s high maternal/infant mortality rates by pledging to make available free vehicles from its members when needed, through an Emergency Transport Scheme... Read more
Document Type: Press
Publication Date: 2013

This press article, featured in The Middle East Times, focuses on improving maternal and child health to northern Nigeria, in particular through the Partnership for Reviving Routine Immunization in Northern Nigeria and the Maternal Newborn and Child Health Initiative (PRRINN-MNCH). It outlines how this programme was successfully carried out in the four northern states... Read more
Document Type: Press
Publication Date: 2013

This press article, featured in This Day Live, focuses on how the Partnership for Reviving Routine Immunisation in Northern Nigeria and Maternal Newborn and Child Health (PRRINN- MNCH) Initiative, has donated health equipment worth N288 million to Yobe State, Nigeria. This is in addition to its establishment of a sustainable drugs supply... Read more
Document Type: Press
Publication Date: 2013

This press article, featured in The Epoch Times, focuses on improving maternal and child health to northern Nigeria, in particular through the Partnership for Reviving Routine Immunization in Northern Nigeria and the Maternal Newborn and Child Health Initiative (PRRINN-MNCH). It outlines how this programme was successfully carried out in the four northern states of Jigawa,... Read more
Document Type: Press
Publication Date: 2013

This press article, featured on the Federal Ministry of Information website, focuses on how the Agage Commnuity in Danjo, Nigeria, with a population of about three hundred households, has immensely benefited from the PRRINN initiative from 2011 onwards. A series of initiatives were introduced to increase economic activities while also... Read more
Document Type: Press
Publication Date: 2013

This press article, featured in Oyo State News, focuses on a training and capacity building event for health stakeholders drawn from sixty communities across the fourteen local government areas of Zamfara state, Nigeria. The event was held by the Partnership for Reviving Routine Immunization in Northern Nigeria-Maternal Newborn and Child Health... Read more