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UNFPA- KOICA humanitarian support in Nort East

                        UNFPA, KOICA Project Implementation in Borno State



The UNFPA and KOICA carried out the project to improve the health status of women and children. The projects are on Comprehensive maternal and child health, Increase access to comprehensive fistula care, and Built capacity of Results-based data management system


Comprehensive maternal and child health.

In the month of September some Lifesaving drugs were procured and distributed to 61 health facilities to support prevention and management of eclampsia and hemorrhage, and to be use for community midwifery as well as medical outreach sessions.


1,500 vulnerable women and girls including survivors of fistula were reached with dignity kits including face masks, hands sanitizers, soap, buckets, mats, and solar touch lights

Additional PPEs  include: 06 Infrared thermometers, 15 Hazmat Suit, 20 cartons of 50 units of medical facemask, 10 cartons of 50 units of Nitrile Hand Gloves, 10 cartons of 50 units of N95- masks (respirator), 100 bottles of liquid hand wash (500mls) with pump cover, 100 bottles of alcohol-based hand sanitizers (100mls) with pump cover, 06 mechanized (foot-operated) hands washing stations were installed  to different  UNFPA supported facilities across the LGAs

70 health workers (doctors, midwives, nurses) received refresher training and orientation on the infection prevention control  (IPC) BemONC and effective referral mechanism across supported LGAs


Negotiation for the renovation and equipment of PHC is ongoing, As BOQ for the identified PHC facilities being developed, there was a slow down in addressing this activity after a sudden change of the leadership of the Executive Director Borno state Primary health care and development Agency.

 6,065 persons have been reached with SRH services and life-saving information, including customized COVID-19 infection prevention and control (IPC), including strengthening referral mechanism for SRH services and survivors of GBV by mobile medical outreaches team   to the most affected communities within supported 3 LGAs



Also in the period under review 3,846 were reached with direct Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services; emergency obstetric care including  ANC, clean delivery, PNC, family planning, treatment of STI/HIV in UNFPA supported. Another  4,147 vulnerable population including survivors of sexual violence provided with medical care and culturally appropriate needs-based mental health psychosocial support

While 7,065 individuals were reached through sustained GBV prevention, mitigation sensitization, and awareness-raising