Thursday, October 20, 2011

A Day at the Office, Nigeria Style

Chris is working for 3 months in Kano in Northern Nigeria. This is the Muslim dominated portion of Nigeria. The project trains midwives in advanced life-saving skills. Here’s a photo essay of a day at the office.

outside the family planning clinic_sm Outside the Family Planning Clinic, Kanos

a helathy mom and baby preparing to go home- oiling the baby a form of washing in a place where clean water is scarce_sm

A healthy mom and baby preparing to go home. They are oiling the baby, a form of washing where clean water is scarce.

one of the trainers Umar)sm

Umar, one of the trainers

a proud trainer (R), healthy mother and baby, and one of our faciltators in training, Asabe (L)_sm

A proud trainer (R), healthy mother and baby, and one of our facilitators in training, Asabe (L)

our disinfection area for cleaning instruments between deliveries_sm

Disinfection and Cleaning area.

Angie teaching how to manage post-partum hemorrhage- not the high tech training tools we have_sm

Angie teaching how to manage post-partum hemorrhage- note the high tech training tools. Angie is one of Chris' former students at U of Washington.

Angela & Paulina_sm

Angie and Paulina

Angie ties a head scarf the Nigerian way!_sm

Angie ties a head scarf Nigeria style.

at a meeting with the PATHS2 folks_sm

Meeting at the PATHS2 office, the UK based project funder.

another meeting_sm

More meetings.

Paulina and Dr Amina with one of the trainers_sm

Paulina and Dr. Amina with one of the trainers.

a healthy baby!_sm

And a healthy baby.

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