SMI's Role and Initiatives:
Empowerment through Capacity Building: SMI's "SAVE" campaign complements government and agency efforts to empower women through capacity building and skills development.
Advocacy for Maternal Health: Proactive advocacy for increased resources and efforts to eliminate pregnancy-related deaths in Cross River State.
Tailored Programs: SMI focuses on addressing issues specific to rural Cross-Riverian women, including raising awareness about maternal health and implementing effective empowerment programs.
Comprehensive Health Services: Provision of high-quality reproductive health services through a multisectoral integrated approach.
Collaborations and Partnerships:
Engagement with Stakeholders: Collaboration with traditional rulers, community groups, local and international organizations, businesses, and philanthropists.
Medical and Health Alliances: Working alongside medical professionals, health-related organizations, and the media.
Partnership with NAWOJ and the State Government: Collaborating with the Nigerian Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) and the Cross River State Government to achieve the best outcomes for SMI projects.
SMI Cross River State is dedicated to making significant strides in improving the lives of women and children in rural areas. Through strategic partnerships and tailored programs, SMI aims to contribute effectively to achieving the Global Health Plan targets.