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Video: Maternal health in Nigeria

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Nigeria ranks sixteenth among nations with high maternal deaths. To reduce the incidence, advocacy groups say exploring the possibility to incorporate the communities will scale up progress

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Fresh concern over maternal, child health during emergencies

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With increasing number of displaced persons and emergency situations caused by insecurity and other natural disasters in the country, the NOTAGAIN Campaign is particularly worried about the plight of women and children during such emergencies. Operated by the Development Communications Network (DevComs), the NOTAGAIN Campaign aims at ending needless maternal deaths. During the last five years, many Nigerians have been ...

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Fresh maternal mortality concern as expectant mother dies controversially

Late Mrs Folake Adeyemi  Fresh maternal mortality concern as expectant mother dies controversially Late Mrs Folake Adeyemi

Nigeria’s worrisomely high maternal mortality ratio was called to question recently when an expectant mother, Folake Oduyoye, 35, died on December 13, 2014 at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, under controversial circumstances. It is believed that the deceased’s husband, Adeyemi Oduyoye, could not pay the over N1.3 million incurred after his late wife’s over one month’s stay in the ...

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Lagos government hospitals demand litres of kerosene from expectant mothers

Lagos government hospitals demand litres of kerosene from expectant mothers Health Lagos

A considerable number of Lagosians are facing a range of challenges in the bid to access proper health care services. A visit to two primary health centres in Alimosho Local Government Area (LGA) in Lagos State reveals that ridiculous demands, lack of medical workers and epileptic power supply are among obstacles militating against effective health delivery in the neighbourhood. Alimosho ...

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Obstetrics fistula: Experts clamour maternal health care improvement

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Experts and development partners have called for prompt actions to end Obstetrics Fistula through provision of quality maternal health care and accountability mechanisms. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), about two million young women live with untreated Obstetric Fistula in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. Obstetric Fistula is a medical condition in which a fistula (hole) develops either between the ...

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Maternal mortality and frightening reality

In the last couple of days, I have been so close to people who lost their loved ones in the course of childbirth. The first was a friend’s cousin who went into comma after childbirth at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). She died a month later, leaving behind husband and children, among other family members. The other person was ...

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