From land to sea: Improving maternal and child health access in Lagos State

Bidemi Ashapo, one of the students trained by Mr. Sewasu is part of JICA’s community mobiliser. He announces outreach days to community members, encouraging women to bring their children for immunisation. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Image credit: Nigeria Health Watch
The health appointment reminder and defaulter tracking app has been launched in 32 health facilities in Lagos State with plans to scale up to 100. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
The Simpson primary health centre located in Ebute Metta is one of the health facilities where the appointment reminder and defaulter tracing platform has been implemented in Lagos State. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
The Iwaya waterside community has over 500 housing units with about 12 persons in each household. They access healthcare from the three traditional medicine practitioners in the community and other public health facilities on the mainland. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
From land to sea: Improving maternal and child health access in Iwaya waterside
The JICA intervention supported the Lagos State Government to produce standard reporting and referral tools and trained the traditional birth attendants one their use. Photo credit: Nigeria Health watch

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