Nigeria has highest rate of Stillbirths in Africa


 The first comprehensive set of stillbirth estimates has said 42 out every child 1,000 children born in Nigeria would have been stillbirth

Nigeria: Reducing Country’s Soaring Newborn Deaths


Helping Babies Breathe in Nigeria

The main causes of maternal death in Nigeria can be avoided


Northern Nigeria is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be an expectant mother. Women who have had pre-natal care have a much better chance of delivering their babies safely

Nigeria: ‘MDG unrealistic without reduction in infant mortality’


Dr. Chinyere Ezeaka, has said the Millennium Development Goal four is not achievable if newborn mortality and under-five mortality are not reduced in Nigeria.

Nigeria’s newborn death toll highest in Africa


Saving newborn lives key to achieving child survival goal, says new report

Another Bold Tackle on Infant Mortality

Nigeria HNN Team

 Available statistics on the rate of infant mortality in developing countries of the world and particularly on the African continent are frightening.

Nigerian Government: Maternal, Newborn & Child Deaths, National Tragedy

Nigeria HNN Team

Kaduna – The executive director, National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr. Mohammad Ali Pate, has described the rising rate of maternal, newborn and child and death rate as a national tragedy.

Advocates continue to call on all

Nigeria, Nepal, Malawi, Tanzania, United Republic of, Uganda, Yemen HNN Team

Malawi: WRA, Save the Children, Oxfam and Fair Play Africa co-hosted a two day meeting in Lilongwe for health advocates from across Africa to focus on advocacy efforts.

Nigeria: Academy of Science Presents ‘Science in Action’

Nigeria HNN Team

The Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) last week presented ‘Science in Action’, a report that provides overview of the current status of maternal, newborn and child health in sub-Saharan Africa to the public.

Breastfeeding rates drop in Nigeria

Nigeria HNN Team

Save the Children UK advisor believes the reason for the drop is lack of sustained, continous campaign…