We can’t progress if women, children health is ignored – Mrs Ayade

CALABAR –The wife of the governor of Cross River state, Mrs. Linda Ayade has asserted that Nigeria cannot prosper if the health of women and children was not made a top priority by government at all levels.

  Mrs. Ayade made the assertion during a dissemination meeting for the “Saving Mothers and Giving Life “SMGL, initiative Organized by Pathfinders International at Transcorp Hotel, Calabar at the weekend

 She said : “ With an estimated of 173.6 million ,approximately 24 percent of which are women of reproductive age ,our nation Nigeria can only truly prosper if the health of women and of course children is made top priority at all levels of government . “Concerted efforts by government, civil society and other organisation have focused on the improving maternal and child health in other to achieve to global targets for women and child health as well as guarantee woman empowerment and reproductive rights as precursor to accelerating delivery of demographic dividends.
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Release Date: 
Sunday, July 28, 2019