|Reporting Organization:||Plan International Canada|
|Total Budget ($CAD):||$ 12,350,000|
|Timeframe:||February 25, 2016 - May 31, 2019|
Plan International Canada
|Nigeria - $ 12,350,000.00 (100.00%)|
|Health Systems, Training & Infrastructure (45 %)|
|Reproductive Health & Rights incl. Maternal Health (45 %)|
|Primary Health Care (10 %)|
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.
|Gender and age:||Adult women Adult men Adolescent females Under-5 children Newborns|
|Total Direct Population:||274,485|
|Total Indirect Population:||1,429,478|
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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.