Cross River targets 50% reduction in mother, child mortality in 2021
The Cross River State Government has promised to reduce maternal and child mortality rate by 50 per cent in 2021. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Betta Edu, stated this yesterday at the commencement of the Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week (MNCH) in Calabar.
Kano kick-starts project to reduce maternal, child mortality, morbidity
As part of efforts to reduce maternal and child deaths in the country as well as meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) targets, Kano State Government has started training monitors to track how maternal health.....
FG launches verbal, social autopsy report to tackle child mortality
The Federal Ministry of Health and the National Population Commission (NPC) have launched the 2019 Verbal and Social Autopsy Study (VASA), aimed at addressing child mortality in the country. Speaking at the launch of the VASA Study, yesterday, in Abuja, Chairman of NPC, Alhaji Nasir Isa Kwarra said from the regional spread of the occurrence of death…
Dysfunctional structure, poor budget performance worsening maternal, child mortality in Kano
Mismanagement of resources meant to salvage critical public health burden has been responsible for persistent loss of mothers and newborn children in Kano State,
Rotary battles maternal, child mortality, trains health workers
To reduce incidents of maternal and neo-natal mortality in the Southwest region of the country, Rotary District 9110, has trained family planning providers in selected secondary health facilities Ogun, Lagos and Oyo States.
Experts harp on family planning as effective strategy against maternal mortality
To reduce maternal and child mortality, family planning has been identified as the most cost-effective means to improve the health of mothers in Nigeria.
Bauchi: UNICEF, health ministry move to end child mortality
United Nations Children’s Fund and Bauchi State Ministry of Health have partnered to end the high rate of child mortality in the state...
Ramsey, Waje, Vector, others unite against child mortality
Notable Nigerians and celebrities have united under the Malaria, Child and Maternal Mortality Eradication (MACMME) Campaign, a social awareness and relief project which seeks to raise a voice for the plight of the underprivileged Nigerian child and mother.
Gynaecologists link high maternal, child mortality to traditional delivery methods
Worried by increase in number of women coming down with fistula health condition in the country, gynaecologists have called for abolition of traditional birth attendance. Rather, pregnant women are urged to attend antenatal care in primary healthcare and other recognised hospitals, as this would help to reduce cases of prolonged obstructed labours, which are the…