Nuhu Bammali Maternity: Sustaining immunisation gains in Kano despite COVID-19

Safiya Imam administers the Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) on six weeks old Usman Idris inside the immunisation room of Nuhu Bammali Maternity Hospital. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Arrangements are made by Nuhu Bammali Maternity hospital to ensure physical distancing by women presenting their children for immunisation. Inside the immunisation room only two women could sit on a bench. All the women must also wear masks. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Some of the Volunteer Community Mobilisers working with Nuhu Bammali Maternity Hospital. The VCMs use their social mobilisation skills and knowledge of their communities to drive immunisation uptake in their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
A makeshift handwashing tap and basin just outside the immunisation room of Nuhu Bammali Maternity Hospital. Every woman and her child must wash their hands before entering the immunisation to recieve vaccination. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Image credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Image credit: Nigeria Health Watch

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