Emergency Transport Scheme beats targets to transport over 1,700 pregnant women in Nasarawa State

In rural Nigeria, many communities live far from a health facility, with only limited transport available to take people to vital services. This...

Read more

Meet Umulkusum: beneficiary of the Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS) in Nasarawa State

According to the latest Nigeria Demographic Health Survey (DHS), only about 36% of Nigerian women deliver at a health facility compared to the...

Read more

Meet Jamila: a mother who has used the Emergency Transport Scheme in Nigeria

In Nasarawa State, Nigeria, rural communities are often far from primary health care services, and transport is prohibitively expensive for the...

Read more

Emergency Transport Scheme Helps More than 16,500 Pregnant Women in Labour and Maternal Emergencies to Attend Health Facilities in Nigeria

Transaid is on track to achieve outstanding results in our landmark Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS) in Adamawa State, Nigeria. Since the scheme...

Read more

Meet Mallam – a star of the Emergency Transport Scheme

In just one year 287,000 women die as a result of pregnancy-related complications around the world, and shockingly, 14 per cent of these deaths...

Read more

The transport and logistics industry celebrates two decades of Transaid’s life-saving programmes

Last week, we celebrated our 20th anniversary celebrations with a special showcase event in London, attended by more than 150 industry...

Read more

Emergency transport in Nigeria

Transaid’s project manager, Silvia Poggioli, spoke about the challenges of replicating emergency transport schemes across Nigeria during an...

Read more

Designing a referral scheme for maternal health in Kenya

In March 2015, Transaid was asked to provide technical support to the MANI project (Maternal and Newborn Health Improvement project in Bungoma...

Read more

Meet Hajara: maths teacher, community mobiliser and ETS advocate in Nigeria

Hajara is a 30 year old mathematics teacher from Kokona Local Government Area (LGA) in Nasarawa State, Nigeria. After completing her secondary...

Read more

Bilyaminu’s story: how drivers in Nigeria are making a difference with ETS

Bilyaminu Mohammed is a volunteer Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS) driver from Adudu Ward, in Obi Local Government Area (LGA), Nigeria. He is...

Read more

MAMaZ Against Malaria at Scale set to benefit four times more people in rural Zambia

On World Malaria Day, we are excited to announce that Transaid is part of a major programme to scale up the highly successful MAMaZ Against...

Read more

Abdullahi’s story: becoming an ETS driver after a tragic loss

In Nasarawa State, located in north central Nigeria, rural communities are often far from primary health care services, and transport is...

Read more