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Family Planning

1.6m Nigerian women on family planning

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

The number of women and girls using modern contraceptive crossed 1.6 million for the first time this year, according to a new report released Tuesday by Family Planning 2020.
 
The report, FP2020 Momentum at Midpoint, to assess progress in adoption of modern contraception in the wake of the London 2010 Summit on Family Planning found more than 300 million women in the world’s 69 poorest countries now use modern contraception.
 

Religious, traditional leaders endorse family planning

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Religious and traditional leaders on Wednesday endorsed family planning programmes to improve living standards.
 
They also called on government to increase funding and awareness campaigns to create more demand for the family planning services.
 
The leaders said these at the 2016 Faith Leaders Response Conference ahead of the 4th National Planning Conference scheduled for November 7 to 9 in Abuja.
 

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.

Time to provide needed materials for Family Planning in Nigeria –Famakin

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Chairman of Sustainable Family Planning Providers’ Association, Dr Monday Famakin has urged the Federal,states and local governments to provide  the needed materials for the smooth running of Family Planning in Nigeria.
 
Dr Famakin made the call in Ibadan while  speaking on ‘Policy environment for Family Planning in Nigeria’ at a two-day training on Family Planning /Child Spacing tagged “Effective Family Planning Coverage in Nigeria” for journalists especially On Air Personalities in Ibadan.
 

Family Planning: 7 milllion under 5 death, 450,000 maternal death likely by 2020 – Prof Ojengbede

Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Director Centre for Reproductive Health Program,University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Professor Oladosu Ojengbede on Wednesday hinted that no fewer than 7milllion under 5 death may be recorded by the year 2020 if family planning is not properly implemented.
 
Professor Ojengbede dropped this hint at Safe Motherhood Day 2016 Media Forum organised by the Development Communications Network (DevComs) and Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) held at Ibadan Business School, Bodija Ibadan.
 

Family planning not discouraging child bearing, but…. ~ NUHRI

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Oyo State team leader of the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative(NURHI), Mrs Stella Akinso on Thursday reinstated that family planning was “not to discourage child bearing” but to sensitize women about family planning methods.
 
The NURHI team leader stated this while speaking at the flag off of the visibility study on family planning in Lagelu local government area of Oyo State.
 

Family planning: NURHI to sensitize over 1million women in Oyo state – Akinso

Friday, August 12, 2016

Team leader of the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) Mrs Stella Akinso has hinted that the body is to sensitise over 1 million women in Oyo State on the need to embrace available family planning methods.
 
Mrs Akinso stated this in Moniya, Akinyele Local Government Area of the state during the flag off of the phase 2 of NUHRI family planning visibility parade and campaign  billed to cover 15 local government areas in the state
 

Cleric urges couples to embrace family planning for good health

Thursday, August 18, 2016

The Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) Programme Officer, Strategic Behaviour Change, Communication, Advocacy, Demand and Generation in Oyo State, Mr Tunji Samuel on Thursday said NURHI has reduced myths and conceptions about family planning among women in the State.
 
Mr Samuel stated this in Ibadan in a chat with newsmen on NURHI’s success at the end of the five-day visibility/knowledge parade/rally on family planning embarked upon by NURHI in additional 5 local government areas of the state.
 

NURHI RENOVATES FAMILY PLANNING CLINICS IN LAGOS

Friday, August 12, 2016

In its bid to improving the quality of family planning services in Lagos State, the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) recently renovated and commissioned Family Planning Clinics in Primary Health Care Centres (PHCs) in Agege, Oshodi-Isolo, and Alimosho Local Government Areas.

 

Others were selected from PHCs in Ejigbo, Isolo, Ikosi-Isheri, Aboyi-Ketu, Agbado-Okeodo, and Egbe-Idimu Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs).

 

Maternal Mortality: How Lack Of Family Planning Kills Women

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

By Doyin Ojosipe
 
Abu’s wife, Ocheme had long wished for a baby girl, she has had three boys already in three years; the fourth attempt was a still birth and just one year after, she got pregnant again with same high hopes of having a baby girl.
 
Unfortunately, she never made it. She had prolonged labour and was taken for cesarean section- only the baby came safe.
 

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