Support for Responsive Newborn and Maternal Health in Bauchi-COVID-19

Reporting Organization:Plan International Canada
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 1,837,979
Timeframe: February 25, 2016 - September 30, 2021
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Unspecified

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

Plan International Canada

Participating Organizations


Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Nigeria - $ 1,837,979.00 (100.00%)

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Areas of Focus

Health - Total Budget Allocation

Health Systems, Training & Infrastructure (45.00 %)

Reproductive Health & Rights incl. Maternal Health (45.00 %)

Primary Health Care (10.00 %)

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This portion of the larger project works to respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Activities include: (1) develop and disseminate information through text messaging, social media, radios and home visits on hygiene, infection prevention, COVID-19, maternal, neonatal, sexual health and prevention of sexual gender based violence; (2) provide gender responsive and safe transportation services and reimbursable transportation vouchers for poor and vulnerable women and adolescents for reproductive, neonatal, sexual health emergencies and confirmed cases of COVID-19; and (3) Train Quality Improvement Teams and Ward Development Committees on gender responsive COVID-19 response.

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Target Population

Gender and age: Adult women Adolescent females Under-5 children Adult men
Total Direct Population: 1,790,000
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

The expected intermediate outcomes for this project include: (1) improved equitable access to maternal and newborn services and enhanced health outcomes of 760,000 women of child-bearing age, 430,000 newborns, and 600,000 fathers and potential fathers; (2) increased knowledge of women, men and community leaders on maternal and newborn health; (3) community health workers trained in gender-responsive planning, service provision and referrals; (4) improved availability of medicines and supplies; and (5) strengthened capacity of health governance/oversight groups to ensure sustainability.

Achieved Results


  • None Selected
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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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