Support for Responsive Newborn and Maternal Health in Bauchi

Reporting Organization:Plan International Canada
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 12,350,000
Timeframe: February 25, 2016 - May 31, 2019
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 - $ 12,350,000.00 (100.00%)

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Areas of Focus

Health - Total Budget Allocation

Health Systems, Training & Infrastructure (45 %)

Reproductive Health & Rights incl. Maternal Health (45 %)

Primary Health Care (10 %)

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This project aims to improve access to maternal and newborn services and enhance the health of the vulnerable and poor of Bauchi State, Nigeria. Activities include: (1) increasing the knowledge of women of child bearing age and community leaders on maternal and newborn health and family planning; (2) improving the skills and capacities of health service providers, the availability of medicines and supplies, and the state of health care centres; and (3) improving health governance groups to ensure these interventions are sustainable. Ultimately, the project seeks to reduce maternal and newborn mortality.

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Target Population

Gender and age: Adult women Adult men Adolescent females Under-5 children Newborns
Descriptors: Rural
Total Direct Population: 274,485
Total Indirect Population: 1,429,478
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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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