Meet the Community Mobilizers Driving Immunization in Borno State

Borno State, one of the three North-Eastern states in Nigeria currently recovering from an insurgency, surprisingly has better immunization coverage numbers than several other states in the country, including states not under conflict, writes Bashar Abubakar for Nigeria Health Watch.

The use of Volunteer Community Mobilisers has proved overtime to be an effective tool in many healthcare interventions across Nigeria.

Cross section of women and their children at the UNICEF CMAM center, Mallah Kachallah PHC Maiduguri.

Madam Christiana Peter, an immunization provider, with some of the VCMs at the Gubio Road IDP clinic.


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