Hadiza Sani Barau

Hadiza Sani Barau - 2017 Nominee
Position: HTSP Outreach Coordinator
Organization: MarieStopes Nigeria
Current Location: Nigeria, Zamfara State, Tsafe local Government Area
Midwifery Certifacate (RM) from State School of Nursing and Midwifery, Sokoto State.
Reaching undeserved communities with information regarding their health including reproductive health providing family planning services to less privileged women in hard to reach communities – Sadiat Abubakar, HTSP outreach officer at Mariestopes international
Describe your contributions to and achievements in family planning.

I actually initiated the establishment of three zonal and one state in collaboration with MNCH2 Outreach teams in the programmed, the three zonal outreach team are charge to with responsibility of organization of outreach services at their respective zonal level.During the implementation of the activities aim coordinating and provided an explicit leadership to the teams which led to better achievement,presently our outreach activity implementation are is taking up successfully and result are seeing improvement by the day.
Below are the Data for HTSP Services obtained during community outreach service
1. Implant: 778 Clients
2. Injectables: 629 Clients
3. Pills 182 Clients

What sparked your passion for family planning?

What sparked me to participated in providing Family planning services is because aim always irritated with how our women of child bearing age are dieing like harmattan chickens that is what ginger me and participated actively in H TSP issue in order to reduce maternal and infant mobidity and moterlity rate.As family Planning services is the back born or strong pillar for reducing maternal and infant moterlity.

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

1. During the conduct of outreach services aim able to coordinate the teams
2.Supervised and demonstrated some procedures like implant insertions, antenatal care, Routine immunization as well as IMCI services.

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? :

1- I will use the money for transportation to conduct advocacy and mobilization and awareness creation
2- I will purchase some items to give an incentive in order to have more uptake of HTSP service among women of child bearing age
3- I will use the money pay for communications allowance to community structures for them to be mobilizing people about the benefit of accessing HTSP services.

Photos of the nominee in the field/at work
insertion of inplanon to a client during integrated outreach services in Bamamu Community under P.H.C Chediya in Tsafe Local Government Area, Focus Group discussion with women of Child bearing age about the benefit of accesing HTSP services at Rumbar Ardo under P.H.C Dambo, Bakura Local Government Area., Integrated management of childhood illiness section, essential drugs is issueing to a sick child during outreach services at Zaman Gira community under P.H.C Furfuri in Bungudu Local Government Area.

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