Healthymagination Mother and Child Initiative

The Federal Ministry of Health, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and GE Healthcare have entered into a $20 million five-year initiative to reduce preventable child-maternal deaths in Nigeria.

Healthymagination Mother and Child Initiative

GE Healthcare, working in partnership with Nigeria's Federal Ministry of Health and USAID, will work to develop and launch a healthymagination initiative for mothers and children and will support the ongoing efforts of the Ministry of Health's "Save One Million Lives" program, which tackles maternal and infant mortality in the country. This partnership aims to provide technology and expertise in training and education to develop unique solutions to improve Nigeria's primary health care infrastructure and helps build capacity for maternal and infant care.

Specifically, the partners will collaborate on the development and implementation of viable solutions and a sustainable model of delivery aimed at increasing capacity in the primary healthcare system and providing affordable financing options to support the reduction of preventable child maternal mortality in Nigeria. The Initiative will bring together mobile and alternative powered health technology; task shifting programs for nurses and midwives through a significant focus on training and education ; and consumer edu cation for pregnant mothers to drive the right referrals at the right time to impact Millennium Development Goals 4 (reducing child mortality) and 5 (improving maternal health).


  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

    Funding Agencies
    United States | Staff size: Unknown

    USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential.

    U.S. foreign assistance has...

  • General Electric (GE)

    Development Consulting, Service Providers
    United States | Staff size: 26-50

    GE is a diversified infrastructure, finance and media company taking on the world's toughest challenges. From aircraft engines and power generation to financial services, medical imaging, and...

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Key Information

LocationNigeria, West Africa
  • Start Date 2014
  • End Date 2019
  • ValueUSD 20 Million