Albishirin Ku: Community Dialogues for better Mother and Child Health in Sokoto

Umar Sambo uses flipcharts to illustrate benefits of spacing children during community dialogue in Fajaldu ward, Dange-Shuni LGA. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Image credit: Nigeria Health Watch
  • Life Stage One: Women in early stage of pregnancy (6 months or less) and their partners.
  • Life Stage Two: Women in late pregnancy, birth and the first weeks after birth and their partners.
  • Life Stage Three: Couples with infants and children under five years.
  • Life Stage Four: All other couples of reproductive age who are currently not pregnant.
Aisha Hassan, a female community volunteer leading a discussion known as compound meeting with women in stage three and four in Albishirin Ku project. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Image credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Umar Sambo, a community volunteer in Fakaldu ward in Dange-Shuni LGA leading discussion with men known as community dialogue about the importance of antenatal and postnatal visits by their wives, facility delivery and child spacing. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Shafa’atu Abubakar, 37 and mother of 10 had her first facility delivery three months ago thanks to knowledge she recieves about benefit of facilty delivery while serving as a Community Volunteer of Albishirin Ku in Sifawa town, Bodinga LGA of Sokoto state. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch

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