RHEMN have launched a campaign to provide free healthcare services to women and children living in remote communities on the mambilla plateau. The project which is proposed to commence by December 2017 which provide basic health services such as immunization, health education, antenatal care as well as antenatal drug supply, training workshops for health workers and health volunteers working in rural communities to update their knowledge on basic lifesaving skills for mothers and the newborn, infant feeding etc. The project also include access to quick malaria test at home and lifesaving antemalaria drugs, lifesaving delivery kits to safe the mother and the child during delivery.

The project is basically a citizen funded project and a community fundraising campaign has been launched to raise 2million naira in order to implement the project in 11 wards and about 30 communities in the plateau are expected to benefit from this project.

The officials o Rural Health Mission Nigeria received the country managing director of Vitamin Angels (US) Mr Abiola Akani in Gombe.  Her visit was to strengthen the partnership between the two organizations and to discuss ways of improving access to prenatal supplement to rural communities. The two also discussed plans on how to reach out to more hard-to-reach communities in the Northeastern states.

In the meeting were the officials of Rural Health Mission Nigeria and that of FOMWAN Gombe state who are also in partnership with RHEMN in executing her program “Raise a Healthy Child”

In order to avail the public with accurate and genuine health information, RHEMN is to lunch online tv channel which is designed to produce short clips that will be easily accessible by network users that contains useful health tips to promote public health and inspire behaviour change toward healthy living.

This program will be featured weekly on different public health problems to be delivered by public health experts and policy makers in the health sector.

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