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Scaling up Clinical and Community Action to Address Maternal Health

From 2012 to 2015, Pathfinder’s Scaling up Clinical and Community Action to Address Maternal Health project trained health providers and community health workers to recognize, and act upon, the warning signs of the leading causes of maternal death.

Project Date: 2012 - 2015
Funder: MSD for Mothers
Country: Nigeria
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41 health workers in 21 health facilities trained to recognize & treat the leading causes of maternal death

2,000+ women who developed preeclampsia were successfully treated

24 community health workers and traditional birth attendants trained to recognize, and act upon, the leading causes of maternal death

Over 1,000 doses of life-saving medication provided to women experiencing postpartum hemorrhage

What We Did

  • Improved the quality of maternal health services
  • Built the capacity of the government to address postpartum hemorrhage and preeclampsia nationwide
  • Trained community health workers to recognize, and act upon, the warning signs of postpartum hemorrhage and preeclampsia
  • Worked with government and health authorities to ensure availability of critical, life-saving medication to treat the leading causes of maternal death both within communities and at health facilities

Project Staff Members

Farouk Jega

Senior Country Director, Nigeria

Farouk is a public health physician with 15 years of progressive experience in program management and evaluation....

Habeeb Salami

Director of Advocacy

Habeeb is a medical doctor with a specialization in obstetrics and gynecology. He has more than 10 years of experience in public health project management and monitoring and evaluation....

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