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Maternal Mortality

23 Apr 2021
Rotary Club of Ewu Tuntun, District 9110 is organising seminar on the issue of strategies to reduce maternal mortality rates.
22 Apr 2021
When Maryam Abdullahi’s health deteriorated, her husband carried her piggyback to the health centre in the Dange area of Sokoto State, North-west Nigeria.
4 Feb 2021
Medical practitioners in Nasarawa have attributed the drop in maternal mortality rate in the state to the influx of women patronising family planning facilities.
17 Jul 2020
Experts in maternal and reproductive health have said that adequate family planning will reduce maternal and infant mortality in Nigeria by 30 per cent.
30 Jun 2020
Rotary Club of Eko Atlantic has pledged to end sickle cell, cancer, maternal, infant, typhoid and other disease mortality in Lagos State, while donating laboratory equipment to assist accurate...
5 Mar 2020
Unfavourable working conditions and a general lack of attention to the health sector are leading causes of high migration rates among health workers in Nigeria.
29 Feb 2020
The Director, Post-Pregnancy Family Planning Project (PPFP), Dr. Taiwo Johnson, has charged men across the country to be supportive of their wives during and after pregnancy...
24 Feb 2020
Mismanagement of resources meant to salvage critical public health burden has been responsible for persistent loss of mothers and newborn children in Kano State,
16 Jan 2020
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.
28 Nov 2019
Experts have emphasised on the need for Nigerians to embrace family planning fully as part of measures to curb maternal and infant mortality in the country.
25 Oct 2019
The Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO) yesterday implored the Federal Government and indeed all the states to see maternal mortality...
3 Oct 2019
Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has said that the state is revamping and repositioning 247 primary health facilities in the state to make primary healthcare...

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