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Safeguarding lives of women & children

AMURT’s model of community-based collaborative healthcare in Nigeria has proven effective, with over 1965 successful births taking place in 2016 in the seven AMURT-supported health centers in three local government areas in Ebonyi state. In Offia Oji alone, 85% of the women are coming to the health center for delivery. This is remarkable given that previsouly the vast majority of women were giving birth at home or with a traditional birth attendant, a risky endeavor if faced with any birth-related complications.

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Nigeria Water

Access to safe water in Nigeria

The single most effective measure to reduce the spread of infectious diseases is hand washing. AMURT in Nigeria is promoting a simple technology to facilitate hand washing in homes and schools.

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