Umar Wada
Monday, 30 July 2018 / Published in Jigawa News, News
Sa’adatu knew something wasn’t right when her contractions started. By the time she and her husband arrived on a motorcycle to the nearest PHC, she wasn’t just vomiting but bleeding profusely. The PHC referred her to a larger facility 35 miles away. “I was confused,” says Sa’adatu’s husband Mallam Haruna, a Fulani farmer living in
Safiya Shuaibu Isa
Monday, 23 April 2018 / Published in Jigawa News, News
On the 16th of April 2018, MNCH2 participated in the flag-off ceremony to commence the distribution of drugs and commodities donated by the programme to Jigawa state. The Project Director and National Team Leader Dr. Jabulani Nyenwa handed over the items in a symbolic ceremony to the Deputy Governor Barr. Ibrahim Hassan Hadejia. In his
Dr. Shuaibu Hamzat
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 / Published in Jigawa News, News
skilled health workers - Jigawa
“When the Gunduma Health system was scrapped by the current government, the anxiety in the air was almost palpable”, the Executive Secretary of the newly constituted Primary Health Care Agency of Jigawa State, Dr Kabir Aliyu, recalls. Since its inception in Jigawa in the early 2000s, the Gunduma Health System had paved the way for
Dr. Shuaibu Hamzat
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 / Published in Jigawa News, News
Caroline Emmanuel midwife
“I had never imagined I would find myself working in a rural community in a North-western state of Jigawa state in my life. But as it is, that has turned out to be the turning point of my career”. Caroline Emmanuel, a midwife, was posted to the remote rural community of Maitsamiya in Sule-Tankarkar Local