Advancing Health in Bauchi and Sokoto

Targeted States High Impact Project (TSHIP) increases the use of health services and strengthens health systems to be more responsive to the basic health needs of households in the Northern Nigerian states of Bauchi and Sokoto. Launched in 2009, the five-year project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and focuses on high impact and integrated maternal, newborn and child health, family planning, and reproductive health interventions. Learn more about TSHIP

Community Heads Help in the Fight against Polio

On a sunny day in Munllela, a settlement in the Gwadabawa local government area, 60kms from the Sokoto state capital, 40 year old Lubabatu Momman readily shared her opinions about why so many people in her region choose not to vaccinate their children against polio. Read more...

Not another statistic: a revitalized clinic that saved Zuwaira

Time was not on Zuwaira Yakubu’s side. Nine months pregnant and bleeding heavily, she had already made a long walk to Geljeure’s Maternity Clinic, in Bauchi. Read more...

Bundling child spacing and immunization into one integrated service

Child spacing is a crucial aspect of improving the overall health of women in developing countries – helping to reduce unwanted pregnancies and the health risks associated with giving birth to many children . Read more...

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