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Nigeria Has Second Highest Still-births Rate Globally – Mrs Saraki

Friday, January 22, 2016

Wife of the Senate President and President of Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), a leading maternal health Non-Governmental Organization, Mrs. Toyin Saraki, has said Nigeria has the second highest estimated stillbirth rate, with more than 300,000 still-births in 2015, out of which more than half occurred during labour and birth

Bill Gates, Dangote, Govs Move To End Child, Maternal Deaths In The North

Friday, January 22, 2016

The president of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr Bill Gates, and the president of Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, yesterday entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with six northern governors to ensure rapid reduction in cases of child and maternal mortality in their states.
The world’s richest man, Bill Gates, and Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, met behind closed doors with the governors of Borno, Bauchi, Yobe, Sokoto, Kano and Bauchi states to sign the multi-billion naira agreement.

Back to the stone age!

Friday, January 22, 2016

Not only does Kobena community have no hospital, life is hellish for his residents because there is no good school, no market, no access to clean water and ante natal clinic to provide medical care to expectant mothers. While male members of the community are calling on government to come to their aid, the women are crying because they are the main victims of the poor health facility in the village, reports JULIET UMEH