ABUJA – The Federal Government declared Tuesday that the maternal mortality rate of 512 deaths per 100,000 births , will be reduced very drastically within the next one year .
It also declared that neo-natal mortality which at present , stands at 39 deaths per 1000 live births and under age 5 mortality rate of 132 deaths per 1000 live births, will be tackled in the coming months through improved quality health Care delivery system .
Explaining the planned interventions in the Sector to journalists after defending the 2021 budgets estimates for SDGs before the Senate Committee on Sustainable Development Goals, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on SDGs, Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire said required measures were being put in place .
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Release Date: 
Monday, November 16, 2020