Chinomnso Traffina Ibe is a Nigerian nurse, midwife, and maternal and child health advocate. She provides health services to pregnant mothers and children in poor rural communities. Chinomnso created the Traffina Foundation for Community Health which produces and distributes free clean-delivery and newborn kits. Chinomnso has already gave away 7,500 free birth kits. The activist plans to set up regional offices of the Traffina Foundation in each part of Nigeria.
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