Friday, 23rd February 2024

Maternal/ newborn deaths

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Latest figures from the World Health Organisation (WHO) indicate that Nigeria is the country with the second highest maternal and newborn deaths in the world. It is estimated that 58,000 women die yearly in Nigeria as a result of childbirth. As part of efforts to reverse the trend, the Federal Government had in June, last…


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