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We can’t address maternal health without family planning – Minister

Thursday, October 13, 2016

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that the issue of maternal health could not be addressed without tackling the issue of family planning.

The Minister stated this in Abuja Tuesday when he received a report on: “Maternal Health in Nigeria, A Situation Report,” which was presented by Chima O.Izugbara, Senior Research Scientist on Population Dynamics and Reproductive Health, African Population and Health Research Centre.

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.


Wednesday, March 18, 2015

A group of Civil Society representatives and media practitioners have called for effective implementation of the National Health Act 2014 amongst other policies, laws and commitments aimed at improving access to maternal health care in Nigeria.

The group made this call during a CS-Media forum organised by Development Communications (DevComs) Network in Lagos on the 5th of February 2015. The CS-Media forum is an activity under the MacArthur Foundation-supported  project:  bridging the gap between CSO and media to demand accountability in maternal health in Nigeria.

Champions for Change announces inaugural convening of advocates leading the fight against newborn and maternal mortality in Nigeria

Monday, November 17, 2014

Engages CSO leaders as RMNCH champions

The need to have credible, passionate and competent Civil Society leaders advocating for improved Reproductive Maternal Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) has been identified as a key step in addressing maternal and child health challenges in Nigeria.

CS-Media group advocates for quality maternal health care in low income communities

Thursday, August 14, 2014

This report highlights the thoughts of  Dr. Joe Odumakin on the need to avoid needless deaths of women and children. According to her, improving access to maternal health means fighting poverty, synergy between government and other stakeholders, sensitization and empowerment of women and better attitude of health workers.

CSOs, LSMoH Reps, health workers, others advocate for integrated ambulance system to save lives

Friday, June 13, 2014

Representatives of the Lagos State Ministry of Health ambulance service, civil society organisations, health workers and other stakeholders have highlighted the need to have a single functioning ambulance agency to save lives of emergency victims including maternal health related ones.