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Anaza Hassanat Ozavize

Anaza Hassanat Ozavize - 2019 Nominee
Position: Nurse/Midwife
Organization: Kogi state Hospitals Management Board
Current Location: Nigeria, Africa
Midwifery from Midwifery/ECWA School of Midwifery, Egbe, kogi state, Nigeria
Additional Degrees and Certifications:
Registered nurse
BNSc In view
75 Public Votes Reached!
Her achievement include; PPFP counseling and method provision at the labor and delivery units, ensuring all women who delivered in the facility leave with a method of their choices. thus, expanding contraceptives access for immediate postpartum women – Hannatu Abdullahi, Public Health Nurse Midwife at Jhpiego corporation
Describe your contributions to and achievements in family planning.

- Counselling and providing services to women on post patum family planning. For example, in 2018, I counselled over 1500 women with 1200 went home with either Janell, implanon, IUCD and BTL while the rest went home with mini pills and LAM.
- I became a champion in family planning in ensuring contraceptives access for women including outreach service, counselling and providing methods any time I counsel a patent and if she agrees to take any of the family planning method.
- I also go round to support other close by primary health care centers with on the job training, coaching and services expanding contraceptives access for women in our community.
- provide to nurse both within and outside my facility where I practice.

What sparked your passion for family planning?

- My passion for family planning is as a result of my parent's inability to meet up with basic family needs due to the high number of children (14) due to their lack of awareness of family planning and this affect our education as only the last three could go beyond secondary education.
- Also, in my career as a midwife, the rate at which women and children die during childbirth due to complications resulting from short intervals between pregnancies further motivated me to support women.

Give one or two examples of how you display leadership in your family planning work.:

- initiated postpartum family planning counseling in our ante-natal clinic, counseling and service in our labor and delivery unit and ensured that women who deliver in my facility leave with a method of their choice
- I also train student midwives on how to counsel and provide services to women of child bearing. For example, implant and IUCD insertion using mama U and arm model.
- I also provide on the job training for my professional colleague to ensure that more women are reached.

If you are named a winner of 120 under 40, how will you use this new platform and the $1000 grant to advance your work? :

- Update basic equipment needed to perform effectively within my facility
- set up a mini family planning clinic within the community where I reside
- Create awareness and sensitization on postpartum family planning to market women, religious organizations and higher institutions within the geographical location where I reside
- Organise workshop to train volunteers on modern family planning methods within my geographical location

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