Global Fund Grants Nigeria Additional N84bn To Fight HIV, TB, Malaria

Nigeria HNN Team

Five health organizations are among those receiving funding to combat HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria in Nigeria. 

Close For Comfort: Rolling Out Kangaroo Mother Care in Nigeria

Nigeria HNN Team

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: Jonathan – Why I Am Passionate About Checking Infant Mortality

Nigeria HNN Team

Nigeria launches Saving One Million Lives programme to scale up access to commodities and health services for women, newborns and children. 

FIGO 2012: The FIGO LOGIC Initiative: Working towards better maternal and newborn health

Ethiopia, Nigeria, Nepal, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, India, Mozambique, Uganda HNN Team

 The LOGIC Initiative created by FIGO aims to improve maternal and newborn health policy and practice in eight countries in Africa and South Asia. 

Nigeria still lags behind in improving maternal, newborn health


 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.

Nigeria: Jonathan promises high-level advocacy to improve maternal, child health

Nigeria HNN Team

President aims for increased access to essential supplies for maternal, newborn and child health.

Nigeria: Boosting child, maternal health in FCT

Nigeria HNN Team

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.

Pregnant Women Get ‘Mama Kits’

Nigeria HNN Team

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.

Nigeria: Lagos Flags Off Child Health Week


Implementing IMNCH strategy in Nigeria

Global study finds newborns struggle to survive

Nigeria, China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, India, Pakistan

 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