Mother Delivery Kit

Mother Delivery Kit

Maternal sepsis is a severe bacterial infection when Group A Streptococcus (GAS) is introduced into the uterus by hands, surgical or delivery instruments. Sepsis contributes significantly to maternal and newborn mortality, and safe delivery kits are being promoted as a cost-effective intervention to ensure hygienic delivery practices and reduce sepsis.

The Mother’s Delivery Kit Project involves distributing sterile birthing kits for safe delivery in underprivileged communities. The Maternal Delivery Kits are designed for home use by untrained and trained birth attendants (TBAs) and women delivering alone. Each delivery kit contains a one-meter piece of cotton cloth (baby wrapper), one laundry soap, a pair of gloves, a piece of cotton wool, small gauze, a cord ligature, and a meter of polythene sheet.

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Donate a mother delivery kit to pregnant women in a local community in need, in order to promote maternal and child health.

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Celebrate and support a midwife

Celebrate and support a midwife

According to the State of the World’s Midwifery report, in 2021, midwives can provide 90% of essential care related to sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, and adolescent health throughout life. However, due to sexism and gender norms, midwives and their role of caring for women and newborns are undervalued.

The Support, a Midwife Advocacy Project, focuses on recognizing, rewarding and celebrating the significance and skills of midwives as front-line health workers and in reducing maternal mortality.

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Organize a 2 – Day employability skills boot camp designed to educate and empower unemployed graduates with the skills needed to gain sustainable employment.

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Support a Sick Child

Support a Sick Child

Poorer families are less likely to seek and receive appropriate care and treatment for their sick children. Despite the high level of morbidity and mortality from malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea, as a result of the cost implication, most families do not seek care from a biomedical provider, and the use of traditional medicine and self-treatment is found to be the common first steps in treatment before resorting to biomedical care. The lives of hundreds of thousands of children in Africa could be saved each year.

Support a Sick Child project involves gifting a kit of essential medicines, fruit baskets, toys or paying the hospital bills for underprivileged, sick children in rural and semi-rural areas.

How you can take action

Gift a kit of essential medicines, fruit baskets, toys or pay the hospital bill for underprivileged, sick children in rural and semi-rural areas.

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Antenatal Accountability

Antenatal Accountability

According to WHO, every pregnant woman without complications should attend Antenatal Care (ANC) at least four times. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) statistics reveal that women in 15 out of 20 northern states in Nigeria receive less antenatal care and attend not many antenatal care visits. The Antenatal Doctor project is designed to ensure that pregnant women attend regular antenatal care visits to access and promote mother and child health, hence reducing maternal mortality. (N.B: Accountability includes regular check-up calls on pregnant women to ensure they adhere to all guidelines such as rest, no lifting of heavy objects, medications, vaccinations, healthy eating, safe sex and no alcohol or smoke for a healthy mother and child).

How you can take action

Organize a sensitization workshop designed to sensitize pregnant women to attend regular antenatal care and share tips on promoting mother and child health to reduce maternal mortality.

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