At least 10 million unintended pregnancies occur each year among adolescent girls aged 15–19 years in low and middle-income countries, including Nigeria, the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH)...
13 May 2021
Dr. Luther-King Fasehun is an independent consultant and ready-to-work global health professional, living in the United States with regular links with Nigeria.
5 Dec 2019
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
22 Nov 2019
Lagos State Government has declared zero tolerance for maternal, neo-natal and child deaths in the state.
24 Oct 2019
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.
15 Nov 2018
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…
28 Jul 2018
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…
15 May 2016
Nigeria's scary maternal mortality indices are fuelled by decades of looting from the public till by the political elite and the people’s indolence to hold political office holders to account.