Inside Ogun Rural Communities Where Continuous Neglect of PHCs Leaves Women at Risk

Entry type: Single project

Country/area: Nigeria

Publishing organisation: BONews Nigeria

Organisation size: Small

Publication date: 2022-12-11

Language: English

Authors: Fasilat Oluwuyi, Journalist


Fasilat Oluwuyi is a freelance Journalist based in Nigeria. She is an highly experienced Journalist with over five years experience in the print and online media.

Fasilat is a recipient of many awards and fellowships.

Project description:

This data story takes a look at the plight of women in rural communites in Ogun State Nigeria and their difficulties to accessing quality health care facilities.

While women have to involve in out of pocket spending to acess quality health and drugs otherwise are left traveling long distance to give birth, this contribute to maternal mortality rate.

Impact reached:

This project as ggotten attention of te elected officials at the grass root to be become aware or the challenges facing this woemn as a result of the project.

Techniques/technologies used:

Excel, CV, data base, maps, satellite images amongst others.

Context about the project:

This data story made use of data on health as well as interactive maps and chart to tell the story.

What can other journalists learn from this project?

The use of data and maps in telling community Journalism stories.

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