Safer Birth: ARFH Trains Operators of Traditional Birth Centres and Clinics on PMTCT Services

The ARFH team in conjunction with the CCCRN-led consortium conducted training on PMTCT services for community-operated Traditional Birth Centres and private clinics. This is aimed at improving the National ANC coverage which stands at 67% while HIV Testing Services is 34% among pregnant women. The training is thus an essential step towards increasing PMTCT coverage under USAID supported ACE4 project in Kwara & Niger State. A total of 78 participants took part in the training.

Following the capacity building of operators of Traditional Birth Centres, a community private clinic in the capacity of TBC Champion an organized HTS in the community for pregnant women. The mobilization and participation demonstrated wide acceptability.

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