Financing and Operational Revitalization for Maternal Care
FOR M(om) seeks to improve the quality of maternal care, reduce maternal mortality and ultimately strengthen systems for safer childbirth in Lagos, Kano, and Delta states.
Strengthening Systems for Safer Childbirth
FOR M(om) is supported by funding from MSD, through MSD for Mothers. MSD for Mothers is an initiative of Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA.
Maternal Mortality in Nigeria
Despite several efforts and programs targeted at addressing high maternal deaths over the last two decades, Nigeria has:
Understanding Maternal Mortality
Maternal deaths are linked to the delays in the continuum of care. The three delays model developed by Thaddeus and Maine is the most common framework used to evaluate the circumstances surrounding a maternal death. The three delays are:
FOR M(om) is addressing the third delay
Delay in receiving adequate care on arrival at the health facility through.
Women Voices At The Centre
We have our ears on the ground
We have our ears on the ground and are constantly engaging women to understand how they want to receive health care. We are working to ensure women’s voices are incorporated into shaping health facility service delivery approaches, and that these services meet the women’s needs in a culturally appropriate, and equitable way. Increasing conversion with organic search engine optimisation.
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FOR M(om) Coalition
For M(om) is grounded in Nigerian women’s voices and needs. Of the 76,223 survey respondents to the MSD sponsored WhatWomenWant survey conducted in Nigeria: