Rotary launches initiative to combat maternal, child deaths in Lagos, Ogun, Oyo
To combat maternal and perinatal mortality in the country, Rotarian Action Group for Population and Development (RFPD) in conjunction with international partners have launched an initiative to reduce the scourge in Lagos
Lagos declares zero tolerance for maternal, child deaths
Lagos State Government has declared zero tolerance for maternal, neo-natal and child deaths in the state.
Reducing maternal, child deaths in Nigeria
Worried by the high child and maternal mortality in the country, a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecological Surgeon at the College of Medical Sciences, University of Jos, Plateau State, Innocent Ujah, has made recommendations on how to navigate and sweep landmines for safe motherhood in Nigeria.
‘How religious leaders can help children with HIV’
Caritas Nigeria has emphasised the role of religious leaders in combating the spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the country. Noting that it would be impossible to turn them into doctors by a short training, the faith-based foundation believes that the country can leverage on their pastoral leadership training and compassion to address…
Nigeria, others move to improve maternal, child survival
Worried by the increasing number of maternal and newborn deaths in Nigeria and indeed Africa, the Federal government has stressed the need to scale-up the implementation of four percent chlorhexidine gel intervention, a drug used to prevent maternal and neonatal mortality across the sub-region Speaking at a regional learning workshop organized by the Federal Ministry of…