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Date: 07/31/2019
Source: Nigerian Tribune
Type: In the News
AGAINST the backdrop of Nigeria’s rapid population growth, a reproductive health expert, Professor Emmanuel Otolorin, has said Nigeria’s goal of raising its modern contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) to 27 per cent for all women next year may be a miracle given the nation’s current CPR of 12 per cent. Otolorin, the Senior Regional Programmatic and Technical Advisor, Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns...
Date: 07/22/2019
Source: NTA
Dr. Ejike Oji, Chairperson of Association for Advancement of Family Planning and FP2020 CSO focal point in Nigeria, participates in a segment on Good Morning Nigeria about the country’s population and family planning policies. 
Date: 06/19/2019
Source: Pulse Nigeria
Type: In the News
The Galadima of Muri, Alhaji Abba Tukur on Sunday advocated for a law to make secondary education a mandatory requirement for marriage in Nigeria. Tukur made the call in Jalingo when officials of the State Universal Basic Education Board and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) led 100 youths they trained on “Safe and Quality Education for Every Child” to his palace on a courtesy visit....
Date: 04/23/2019
Source: The Guardian
Type: In the News
Women have advocated for reproductive health, child spacing and family planning in the 16 local councils of Taraba. According to them, observance of family planning methods would reduce the high infant and maternal rate in the state. Galvanised by the Social Behavourial Change (SBCC) Committee led by the Galadima of Muri, Alhaji Abbas Tukur; the leadership of The Challenge Initiative (TCI) as...
Date: 04/23/2019
Source: The Guardian
Type: In the News
Despite several interventions to reduce Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR), Nigeria still contributes ten percent of global burden of maternal deaths. According to National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), the maternal mortality is one of the highest in the world with an estimate of 574 maternal deaths for every 100, 000 live births. This huge burden of maternal deaths makes the reduction of...
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