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Pathfinder Partners Ogun Govt On Reproductive Health, Improved Family Planning

Monday, February 14, 2022

#INTHENEWS:
February 14, (THEWILL) – Pathfinder International, a family planning organisation, has partnered Ogun State Government, in reproductive health and family planning initiatives to further improve the wellbeing of women in childbearing age.
The Programme Officer, Reproductive Health and Family Planning, Pathfinder International, Nigeria, Malam Yusuff Nuhu, who thanked the state government for providing an enabling environment for the partnership to thrive, said the agency would continue to work with the state in achieving efficient health care delivery.

FG Introduces birth control policy, advocates use of contraceptive

Thursday, February 10, 2022

The Federal Government has launched new birth-control policy, stressing the need for urgent measures to address Nigeria’s high fertility rate, through expanding access to modern contraceptive methods across the country.
Nigeria’s population is projected to hit 400 million by 2050 according to the United Nations.

Addressing maternal mortality in Nigeria

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Nigeria accounts for over 34 percent of global maternal deaths. The lifetime risk of dying during pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, or after an abortion for a Nigerian woman is 1 in 22, compared to 1 in 4900 in developed countries. Preventing maternal mortality and improving the maternal health of Nigerian women needs a multifaceted undertaking. The combined efforts can be accomplished through the collective efforts of health care providers, members of society, and the government as a whole. 

Addressing maternal mortality in Nigeria

Friday, January 28, 2022

According to the World Health Organisation, Nigeria accounts for over 34 per cent of global maternal deaths. The lifetime risk of dying during pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, or after an abortion for a Nigerian woman is 1 in 22, compared to 1 in 4,900 in developed countries. Preventing maternal mortality and improving the maternal health of Nigerian women therefore needs a multifaceted undertaking.

Nigeria needs to reduce maternal morbidity to achieve health SDGs by 2030

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Nigeria accounts for over 34% of global maternal deaths. The lifetime risk of dying during pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, or after an abortion for a Nigerian woman is 1 in 22, compared to 1 in 4900 in developed countries. Preventing maternal mortality and improving the maternal health of Nigerian women needs a multifaceted undertaking. The combined effort can be accomplished through the collective efforts of health care providers, members of society, and the government as a whole.

20,000 benefit from Ondo Maternal/Child Health Scheme in two years

Monday, January 24, 2022

Over 20,000 people have benefited from the Ondo state mother and child health scheme, christened ”Abiyamo” within two years
The Director-General of the Ondo State Contributory Health Commission, Dr Abiodun Oyeneyin said this in Akure.
Read more at: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2022/01/20000-benefit-from-ondo-maternal-chi...

Why women shouldn’t have sex immediately after childbirth – Gynaecologist

Monday, January 24, 2022

Having sexual immediately after childbirth can cause bleeding, infection, painful sex and break down of perineal tear in women, says a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist.
The gynaecologist, Abosede Lewu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday that the well-being of the woman immediately after birth would determine when to resume sexual intercourse.
Ms Lewu is the team lead at Girlsaide Initiative and Convener, Keep All Mothers Alive Project.

Nigeria’s Champion of Maternal and Child Health

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

It was the death in childbirth of a dear friend that spurred Adepeju Jaiyeoba, then a young lawyer in Lagos, Nigeria, to take action. It was 2011, and 978 out of every 100,000 Nigerian women — 40,000 a year — were dying from complications during childbirth. Recalling her friend recently, Jaiyeoba said: “She was educated, she had access to one of the best health care facilities in Nigeria, she was informed and was also financially empowered. . . .

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