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Family planning, solution to maternal, infant mortality

Saturday, October 29, 2016

By Kashimana Michael-Ejegwa

 

The Country Director, Jhpiego Nigeria, Prof. Emmanuel Otolorin, has described family planning as the key to the solution to maternal and infant mortality.

 

Speaking at a media chat organized by Mamaye, an NGO, in Abuja, yesterday, he said family planning alone could stop 40% of maternal mortality in the country, adding that Nigeria contributes 40,000 of global maternal deaths annually.