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DevComs Executive Director trains journalists on reporting Nutrition in Abuja

Friday, June 3, 2022

Development Communications (DevComs) Network’s program director, Akin Jimoh, facilitates a 3-day training on strengthening the capacity of journalists for improved nutrition reportage and visibility across Nigeria.
The  workshop was organized by the Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) with the objective to cause a paradigm shift from event-based- reporting to solutions journalism in the context of nutrition research..

DevComs trains staff and CSO Partners on Radio Presenting

Monday, April 4, 2022

DevComs trains staff and CSO Partners on Radio Presenting

 

Development Communications (DevComs) Network has commenced a 1-month training on radio presenting, audio editing, and online radio management for its staff and 2 other CSOs.

 

The training according to the management was organized to build staff capacity in online radio while extending the opportunity to its partner organizations to benefit as well.

Nigeria still among the 30 high burden countries for TB - (Expert)

Monday, March 28, 2022

Urgent investment towards putting an end to preventable and curable diseases like Tuberculosis is very important to address the needles deaths and infirmities in Nigeria.
As the country commemorates the 2022 World TB Day, themed, “Invest to End TB. Save Lives” the government needs to pay urgent attention to the response to TB disease which has not gone anywhere despite Nigerians’ distraction due to the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic. 
 

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.

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