Journalist Section

Mimiko urges voters to insist on candidates’ maternal health policy

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has urged the voting populace to ensure that candidates for political office present in clear terms their manifestoes to improve the status of maternal health in the state.
Mimiko made the call in his keynote address at the ongoing ceremony of the 50th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference of The Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria (SOGON) holding in Akure, so that the feats achieved over the years are not relegated to the background when they assume office.

Experts challenge Ambode on pro-poor health initiatives

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Medical experts in Lagos State‎ have called on the Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode to ensure that pro-poor health services for common health problems initiated by the Partnership for Transforming Health Systems II (PATHS2) are sustained.
The experts who also also lauded the Lagos State government for trailblazing efficient health service delivery in the country, said successive administration in the state had been able to implement one reform or the other, which according to them, distinguished the state health service delivery from other states in the country.

How Poverty, Unskilled Care Fuel Maternal Deaths

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Two months after the traditional marriage ceremony between Mr. and Mrs. Anthony and Nkechinyere Agbasi was formalised, Mrs Agbasi conceived. The entire Agbasi family received the news with excitement. Considering the African culture that perceives children as divine gifts from God, families, relations, friends and colleagues looked forward to the save delivery of the baby.