Empowering Maternal and Child Healthcare in Jigawa State

On May 8, 2024, the Silver Lining for the Needy Initiative (SLNI) launched its second impactful program at Hadejia General Hospital, Jigawa State, focused on enhancing maternal and child health. The event, themed “Empowering Maternal and Child Healthcare,” aimed to address critical healthcare needs in the region.

Event Highlights
The initiative brought together key figures, including Mallam Bala, Hauwa Ayuba, Midwife Aisha Yunusa, and Programs Assistant Hamza Abubakar, to provide vital resources and knowledge to the community.

Educational Sessions
Starting at 10:30 am, the SLNI team delivered essential education to pregnant women on:

  • Kangaroo Mother Care
  • Nutrition for Healthy Diets
  • Routine Immunization
  • Exclusive Breastfeeding
  • Family Planning
  • Support for Expectant Mothers

A key highlight was the distribution of birthing kits to 83 expectant mothers, ensuring safer deliveries. Additionally, 25 women benefited from free ultrasound scans, sponsored by SLNI, the Ty Danjuma Foundation, and Rotary.

Community Impact
The strong turnout underscored the community’s commitment to maternal and child health. SLNI expressed deep gratitude to all partners for their unwavering support.

Continued Commitment
SLNI remains dedicated to fostering healthier families in Jigawa State. Through collaborative efforts and strategic interventions, they continue to make significant strides in improving maternal and child healthcare across the region.

Advancing Maternal and Child Healthcare in Jigawa State
In Partnership with POWER Foundation: Community Health Empowerment - Celebrating World Malaria Day and Immunization Week

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Silver Lining For the Needy Initiative (SLNI) is an NGO in special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.

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