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Document Type: Factsheets
Publication Date: 2017

This Women for Health programme briefing provides an overview of the five year DFID-funded programme, the overall purpose, aim, outputs and most recent results. The programme contributes to improving maternal outcomes by addressing the shortage of female health workers, especially midwives, in five states in Northern Nigeria. The Women for... Read more
Document Type: Reports
Publication Date: 2017

Women for Health: The Journey is a report of the evolution and progress of the Women for Health programme in five states in northern Nigeria. This report tracks the evolution of the implementation phase of the Women for Health programme. It notes specific achievements to date and highlights the critical... Read more
Document Type: Presentations
Publication Date: 2016

This presentation was delivered as part of the Women for Health (W4H) programme team panel at Accountability NOW: A national summit to Advance Newborn and Maternal Health in Nigeria held in Abuja on 16 – 18 February 2016. In rural northern Nigeria, the chronic shortage of female health-workers combines with social... Read more
Document Type: Presentations
Publication Date: 2016

Sally Findley’s presentation at the Community Health Worker Symposium in Uganda in February 2017 examined the cost-effectiveness of alternative models of community health workers in the promotion of maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) in Northern Nigeria. This research was based work conducted by the Women For Health programme, which... Read more
Document Type: Presentations
Publication Date: 2016

Sally Findley’s presentation at the 2017 Community Health Worker Symposium in Uganda summarised the development of midwifery skills for community health extension workers (CHEWs) in Northern Nigeria. Three states in this area of Nigeria have the highest child mortality rates in the country, and maternal and newborn mortality remain very... Read more
Document Type: Journal articles
Journal Title: Journal of Community Medicine & Health Education
Publication Date: 2016

This study examines how Nigeria’s Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Program on Maternal and Child Health (SURE-P MCH) Village Health Worker (VHW) programme provides a model for the Nigerian Road Map for VHWs. Community Health Workers (CHWs) can facilitate access to primary health care services among isolated rural communities. The study used... Read more
Document Type: Presentations
Publication Date: 2016

This presentation was delivered as part of a Women for Health (W4H) programme team panel at Accountability NOW: A national summit to Advance Newborn and Maternal Health in Nigeria held in Abuja on 16 – 18 February 2016. This presentation describes a root cause analysis of the health-workers crisis in Northern... Read more
Document Type: Videos
Publication Date: 2016


This film explores the impact of the Women for Health (W4H) programme on the lives of young rural women in northern Nigeria. By changing attitudes to educating young women and girls, W4H is boosting the number of women enrolled in midwifery schools.   Women for Health (W4H) is a five... Read more
Document Type: Presentations
Publication Date: 2016

This presentation was delivered as part of a Women for Health (W4H) programme team panel at Accountability NOW: A national summit to Advance Newborn and Maternal Health in Nigeria held in Abuja on 16 – 18 February 2016. To support the provision of quality education and ensure sustainability of the... Read more