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Integrate family planning into MNCH, group tells FG

Thursday, December 1, 2016
The Association for the Advancement of Family Planning (AAFP) has ad­vocated for the full integration of family planning into Mater­nal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) in order to enable wom­en at all levels have access to the services.
 

High Maternal Mortality Hits Nigeria

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

As Nigeria prepares for the 4th Family Planning Conference, reports show that the country’s maternal mortality ratio has hit 576 death out of every 100,000 lie births daily.
 
This translate to about 40,000 women dying every year with 111 dyiing daily or 5 percent dying every hour.
 
This makes the country home to the second largest number of maternal deaths in the world after India.
 

111 women in Nigeria die daily of pregnancy-related complications — Group

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Despite increasing global campaigns to drastically reduce maternal deaths or even eliminate them, Nigeria still loses 111 of its women to pregnancy-related complications daily, a group working on 4th Family Planning Conference in Nigeria, said yesterday.