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.
Training community pharmacists to improve access to family planning services
Worried by the low level of uptake of contraceptive and family planning services in the country, medical experts have recommended the employment of community pharmacists...
Nigeria sitting on time-bomb by neglecting family planning, experts warn
Health experts have declared that the country is sitting on a time bomb if something if family planning (FP) and child spacing is not taken more seriously.
‘Male involvement in family planning rises in Taraba State’
The Taraba State Primary Health Care Development Agency (TSPHCDA) has said that male involvement in family planning is now on the rise. Executive Secretary of TSPHCDA, Alhaji Aminu Hassan Jauro, who stated this yesterday during the review meeting of the Social Behaviour Change Communication Committee (SBCC)
Monarch charges committee to increase advocacy on family planning
The Galadima of Muri, Alhaji Abba Tukur, has charged members of the Social Behavioural Change Committee (SBCC) in Taraba State to go extra legitimate mile in ensuring the gospel of family planning is spread and accepted by all...
Taraba earmarks N30 Million for family planning
The dream of ensuring a dedicated budget line for Family Planning in Taraba state is almost a reality as the sum of thirty million Naira has been budgeted for family planning in the 2019 budget by the State House of Assembly This was made known yesterday by the state chairman of the Advocacy Core Group (ACG) of Family Planning, Ahmed H.…
Women canvass reproductive health, family planning in Taraba
Women have advocated for reproductive health, child spacing and family planning in the 16 local councils of Taraba. According to them, observance of family planning methods would reduce the high infant and maternal rate in the state. Galvanised by the Social Behavourial Change (SBCC) Committee led by the Galadima of Muri, Alhaji Abbas Tukur; the…
Family planning: Conference decries teen birth rates in Nigeria
The Women Pre-Conference of the 5th Nigeria Family Planning Conference, NFPC 2018, which held in Abuja recently says there is urgent need to stem high teen birth rates in the country.
Group urges government to commit more funds to family planning
The Association For the Advancement of Family Planning (AAFP) has implored federal and state governments to commit additional resources to family planning across the country.