Nigeria youths lack quality reproductive health information- Devcoms

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

An NGO, Development Communications Network (Devcoms), says majority of young people in Nigeria are not empowered with quality information to make informed decisions about their reproductive health.
Mr Akin Jimoh, DevComs Programme Director, made the assertion on Wednesday in Lagos.

Also, Mental Health experts urge stakeholders to step up roles in preventing suicide.
Jimoh spoke as the World mark the 2019 edition of the World Contraception Day slated for Thursday with the theme: “ It’s Your Life, It’s Your Responsibility”.
Development Communications Network is a media support organisation with resources to help journalists in reporting science, public health and social sector issues.
“There is an urgent need to improve awareness of the importance of abstinence as well as contraception to enable young people to make informed choices on their sexual and reproductive health.
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