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The Women for Health graduation ceremony celebrated a milestone as the first cohort of Foundation Year Programme students graduated in Government House, Kano. 110 young women from disadvantaged rural communities completed professional health training and have successfully qualified as nurses, midwives and community health workers. We are so proud of their achievements and look forward to seeing them improve lives and change attitudes within their communities.

Women For Health Showing Exemplary Commitment in Katsina State
By Alex Uangbaoje

Premised on the deep commitment of the Women for Health (W4H) project to improve on the efforts in the health sector in Katsina State, the organization, with support from the Department for International Development (DFID) has built and renovated many different health facilities of major Health Institutions in the state. On a recent courtesy visit to the Governor of Katsina State, Rt. Hon. Bello Masari at the Government House in the Katsina State Capital, the National Programme Manager, Dr Fatima Adamu in company of the state W4H team in Katsina stated that such investments were needed to drive the health sector for greater service delivery. According to her, “Capacity building through training and retaining of staff of the schools of health technologies in Kankia and Daura; School of Nursing Katsina and School of Midwifery in Malumfashi has had huge impact on the rendering of care in the state”. Going further, she informed the governor that, “Katsina State is one of the only 5 states in Nigeria benefiting from the activities of the project which will last till 2017”.