Thursday, 1st December 2022
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Maternal Mortality

25 Oct
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has blamed the increasing maternal and infant mortality in the country on the brain drain in the health sector.
3 Jul
Sierra Leone's government has approved a draft law that would decriminalise abortion in a country with one of the world's highest maternal mortality rates.
1 Jul
Determined to reduce the high rate of maternal mortality and newborn death in Kano, a multinational beverage company, Coca-Cola, has donated a medical facility worth US$720 million
9 Jun
Recent figures indicate that Nigeria has one of the highest maternal mortality ratios, 914 per 100,000 live births, estimated to account for 19 per cent of the global maternal deaths.
29 May
Medical experts have urged the Federal Government to scale up access to health care services in rural communities, to curb maternal morality rate in the country.
10 Apr
Midwives are capable of providing 87 per cent maternal care for mothers and newborns in Nigeria, if their capacity is increased to improve the health service delivery within the country.
12 Mar
Caring is the essence of nursing and midwives. These words describe Emannuella Inah, a registered nurse and Midwife who is touching lives, and changing narratives through her work.
6 Feb
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Nigeria accounts for over 34 percent of global maternal deaths. The lifetime risk of dying during pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, or after an abortion for a Nigerian woman is 1 in 22, compared to 1 in 4900 in developed countries.
23 Dec 2021
Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) and Harmful Practices (HP) contribute to the limitation of sexual and reproductive health rights
26 Nov 2021
Nigeria is one of the countries in Sub-Saharan Africa where maternal mortality has remained a pressing problem. The country’s progress towards reducing the number of maternal deaths
1 Nov 2021
The Benin Medical Care (BMC) says it has recorded no maternal mortality since its inception in 2019.
15 Jun 2021
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that there is no better time to put an end to child and maternal mortality than now.


20 mins ago
As part of efforts toward promoting and improving healthcare across the nation, Codix Pharma Limited has inaugurated a Charity Foundation. The Codix Charity Foundation is a philanthropic endowment fund.
30 mins ago
Sexual and reproductive health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being in all matters relating to the reproductive system. This implies that people can have a satisfying and safe sex life
37 mins ago
Over one billion barrels of oil and 500 cubic feet of gas have been discovered at the Gombe/Bauchi boundaries. This recent discovery of Kolmani oil spells development for the people of Gombe State.
39 mins ago
The recent commissioning of the newly completed Nigeria/Cameroon Joint Border Bridge and Post at Mfum, Cross River State, by President Muhammadu Buhari, marks a historical turning point in the Nigeria/Cameroon relationship.
43 mins ago
The Oyo State chapter of All Nigeria Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), yesterday, refuted a publication that it threatened a showdown with Governor Seyi Makinde overpayment of school grants.