Five health organizations are among those receiving funding to combat HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria in Nigeria.
With over a quarter of a million newborn babies in Nigeria dying before they reach one month, could Kangaroo Mother Care be part of the solution?
Nigeria launches Saving One Million Lives programme to scale up access to commodities and health services for women, newborns and children.
The LOGIC Initiative created by FIGO aims to improve maternal and newborn health policy and practice in eight countries in Africa and South Asia.
An upcoming Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) Commodities Availability Conference scheduled for next week in Abuja would draw attention to availability of these supplies.
President aims for increased access to essential supplies for maternal, newborn and child health.
Dr Hadiza Balarabe, Director of Primary Healthcare at the FCT Primary Health Care Board, who recently addressed a training workshop for some state technical facilitators in Abuja, spoke of the desirability of accelerated attainment of the health objectives of the MDGs before 2015.
In an effort to reduce maternal mortality in the country, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has provided “mama kits’ for pregnant women to encourage ante-natal attendance.
Implementing IMNCH strategy in Nigeria
Fewer newborn babies are dying worldwide, but progress is too slow and Africa is being left behind, said a global study led by the World Health Organization