MATERNAL HEALTH CHALLENGE; NIGERIA
PROVEN INTERVENTION TO BE DISTRIBUTED
Learn more about the Maternal Health Challenge and how the distribution of Misoprostol, a $3 drug that can prevent maternal deaths from postpartum hemorrhage, could save thousands of lives.
DISTRIBUTION MODEL INNOVATION
Trinity Health is a non-profit organization that aims to reduce maternal mortality in Nigeria by training traditional birth attendants on how to adequately respond to postpartum hemorrhage through the use of simulation-based medical education.
Once trained, field officers link traditional birth attendants to needed supplies such as Misoprostol and Birth Delivery Kits to ensure safe and sterile deliveries. The team’s distribution strategy centers around a system involving local drivers plying rural routes. The community-based distribution model is aimed at ensuring safe deliveries for every mother and child.
PILOT AND SCALING GOALS
100 Traditional Birth Attendants trained during the pilot phase
3,000 Misoprostol tablets distributed during the pilot phase
Priscilla Colon - Founder
Joel Akachukwu Igu - Founder
Obieze Nwunna-Nzwenna - Founder