Chinomnso Traffina Ibe (Nomso)

Chinomnso Traffina Ibe (Nomso)

Africa, Nigeria, Civic Engagement, 2015

Nomso is a nurse, midwife, and maternal and child health advocate with eight years' experience working directly with pregnant mothers and children in poor rural communities, providing them with free maternal and child health services. She is the founder and executive director of Traffina Foundation For Community Health, a non-profit organization that produces and distributes free Clean Delivery and Newborn kits. She also works on capacity-building and training for health care workers, as her contribution to reduce the high maternal and child mortality rate in Nigeria, and has produced and distributed 7,500 free birth kits across Kaduna, Kebbi, FCT, Imo, and Abia states saving more than 16,000 lives of mothers and newborns. She has good communication, advocacy, computer and management skills and upon completion of the Fellowship, plans to set up regional offices in each zone in Nigeria to expand her work.