RHEMN To train over 200 village health workers in Akko LGA, Gombe State

The RHEMN team today paid a courtesy call on the Coordinator PHC services in Kumo, Akko LGA of Gombe State. This meeting was to discuss the strategy and the implementation plan of the project “Comprehensive Lifesaving Scheme” in Akko LGA from January 2018.

The project is a 6 month pilot scheme that targets enroll pregnant women and under five children to access essential free healthcare services during the project period.

Some of the services to be delivered to the beneficiaries include; malaria testing and treatment, distribution of misoprostol tabs, clean birth kits, micro nutrients, deworming and vitamin A supplementation. The project also aims to train over 200 village health workers on lifesaving skills and management of third stage of labour.

The RHEMN organization is partnering with Lawanti Community Development Foundation and New Age Foundation Kumo for the implementation of this project.

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