Farid Suleiman

Working as a Recorder is Easier with the Optimized EMID Application —

Abdullahi Muhammad, like other recorders, was quick to spot the changes the new app had come with. He observed: “a lot of features have been simplified on the new EMID application. The data input process and its submission to the server have all been simplified, this will make the work easier.”

Globally, digital tools such as EMID help keep track of information about people vaccinated, types of vaccines they received, doses, location, and other relevant data key to the success of vaccination ca

The Women in Unguwar Duniya Deserve Access to Quality Maternal Care

Pregnant women in some rural communities in Nigeria continue to suffer from the lack of adequate and quality maternal care due to lack of access to a healthcare facility or, where there is a healthcare facility, it often lacks the basic amenities to enable it function effectively.

Pregnant women in Unguwar Duniya community, in Dawaki Kudu Local Government Area (LGA) of Kano State are experiencing the later. Even though the community has a Primary Health Centre (PHC), the absence of a labor room

Runa Primary Health Centre: No Longer Reliable

Since the early 90s, residents of Runa community in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area (LGA) of Kano State have relied on Runa Primary Health Centre (PHC) for their health needs. However, the health facility can no longer cater to the health needs of the community members.

According to Ahmad Abubakar, a health worker in the PHC, the facility has been in a dilapidated state for many years. The issues are diverse: the entire building shows clear signs of long-term neglect and urgently needs a tot

Fadisonka Health Post: A Facility in Desperate Need of Basic Amenities

Various challenges hinder efficient service delivery in Fadisonka health post of Wudil Local Government Area (LGA) of Kano State. The facility lacks a fence, a convenient toilet, and essential drugs to provide adequate medical care to patients.

Usman Abba, the officer in charge (OIC) of the facility said the toilet lacks running water and other essential sanitary items for ensuring cleanliness and hygiene. “The toilet emits bad odour which can be harmful to patients,” he said, adding that a hos

The Women of Yar Gaya Community Deserve to Give Birth in Dignity

Yar Gaya Primary Health Centre (PHC) is a health facility in Yar Gaya community in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area (LGA) of Kano State. Established 42 years ago, the PHC is plagued by so many challenges that it now only provides skeletal services, leaving community members with no option but to travel long distances in search of suitable alternatives.

The antenatal care (ANC) provider at the facility, Fauziya Umar Farouq said the PHC has no labour room, complicating challenges pregnant women