MamaYe Evidence for Action

75,000 pregnant women risk transmitting syphilis to children yearly– Survey

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Prof. Oladapo Ladipo, President of the Association of Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH), says 75,000 women are at risk of transmitting syphilis to their unborn children annually in Nigeria.


Ladipo made this known when he was speaking with newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday.


He said that the figure was drawn from the recent survey conducted by Mamaye Evidence for Action and PATH, both are Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs).