Ejike Oji

HIGH MATERNAL MORTALITY HITS NIGERIA

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

As Nigeria prepares for the 4th Family Planning Conference, reports show that the country’s maternal mortality ratio has hit 576 death out of every 100,000 lie births daily.
 
This translate to about 40,000 women dying every year with 111 dyiing daily or 5 percent dying every hour.
 
This makes the country home to the second largest number of maternal deaths in the world after India.