ICWYI has worked assidiously in creating awareness on maternal, newborn and child health. It has also worked on HIV/AIDS prevention interventions among different groups, especially women and youths, through capacity building on HIV/AIDS testing services and condoms programming. The organization is also providing direct and basic health care services through medical missions, such as eye care services and has recorded successes in improving health and nutrition among children and youths.
ICWYI trains 40 teachers on Family Life and HIV Education (FLHE).
• 2015 – 2017
Under the USAID funded Systems Transformed for Empowered Action and Enabling Responses (STEER) for Vulnerable Children and Families Project, ICWYI reached a total of 445 caregivers including 27 males and 418 females with Community – Infant & Young Child Feeding (C-IYCF) services; and screened 500 vulnerable children for malnutrition in Kaduna South LGA of Kaduna State.
Under the World Bank supported HIV Programme Development Project (HPDP2), ICWYI successfully created demand and referred 6,641 pregnant women for ANC/PMTCT services. Out of this figure, 29 women drawn from 3 LGAs i.e. Jema’a, Jaba and Kaduna North LGAs of Kaduna state were tested to be HIV positive and subsequently referred for treatment, care and support.
Still under the HPDP2 Project, ICWYI reached 154 Injecting Drug Users (IDUs) with National Minimum Prevention Package Intervention (MPPI) in which 142 were tested HIV negative and 12 tested HIV positive, referred for treatment, care and support.