ABOUT US

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History

PMI was founded in 2015 by NkasiObim Nebo; a maternal/reproductive health specialist with more than six years of experience and extensive expertise in managing and implementing community-based interventions that support Focused Antenatal Care, clean and safe childbirth practices, Family Planning and services, and Menstrual Hygiene Management. She is the winner of 2020 Commonwealth Points of Lights Award by her Majesty the Queen; winner of 120Under40 Family Planning Champions – New Generation of Family Planning Leaders; and Bill and Melinda Gates Global Health Leadership Accelerator Fellow.

Who we are

PeachAid Medical Initiative (PMI) is a non-governmental and community-based organization duly registered with the Federal Ministry of Health and the Corporate Affairs Commission, Nigeria, with focus on Maternal/Reproductive Health/SRHR, Menstrual Hygiene Management, Health Worker Capacity Building and Women Empowerment among young women and girls living in IDP camps and rural communities across Nigeria.

Core values

“Saving the lives of vulnerable young women and girls”

Mission statement

To provide health basic services to young women and girls living in IDP Camps and rural communities across Nigeria; and to reduce maternal mortality rate by providing clean and safe birthing environment for young mothers and girls living in IDP Camps and rural communities across Nigeria.

Objectives

1. To reduce maternal mortality through focused antenatal care in Nigeria. 2. To improve demand creation and increase contraceptive prevalence rate in Nigeria. 3. To increase access to menstrual Hygiene Materials among IDPs and young women and girls in rural communities across Nigeria. 4. To train health workers to provide optimum maternal, sexual, and reproductive health care in Nigeria. 5. To empower vulnerable women living in IDP camps and rural communities to be financial independent.

Data/ Statistics/Outcome for the period of July 2015 – August 2020

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We have reached more than 27,000 pregnant mothers with our maternal health care services, preventing Post-Partum Hemorrhage (PPH), cord infection and identifying other pregnancy-related complications early.
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More than 42,000 women and 9,000 men reached with our family planning services and commodities preventing unwanted pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and reduced maternal mortality rate (MMR) in Nigeria.
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We have reached 3,000 young women and girls living in IDP camps with menstrual cups including trainings on the proper use and maintenance of the cups, and reduced incidence of period poverty for 2,500 young women and girls for the next 5-8 years.
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We have trained more than 3,200 Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) and 1,200 skilled birth attendants (SBAs) on Maternal and Reproductive Health care services.