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Date: 05/09/2017
Source: Vanguard
Type: FP2020 in the Media
Since the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning, the fortunes of family planning in Nigeria took a turn for the better. The country made a historic commitment at the Summit which galvanised the Federal Ministry of Health, FMOH, to initiate the Nigeria Family Planning Blueprint with the national objective of increasing uptake of Family Planning of a contraceptive prevalence rate, CPR, to 36 per...
Date: 05/05/2017
Source: The Nation
Type: In the News
An NGO, Mamaye and the Lagos State Government on Friday said there was need for increased sensitisation on the importance of good maternal health and family planning (FP). The two bodies made the assertion at the “Lagos State Community Sensitisation on Maternal, Newborn, Child Health (MNCH) Activities’’ at Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Council headquarters in FESTAC Town, Lagos State. The World...
Date: 05/05/2017
Source: Nigerian Tribune
Type: In the News
The Nasarawa State House of Assembly will pass a bill for a law to give family planning programmes full legal backing, to effectively tackle maternal mortality in the state. Alhaji Mohammed Opkede (PDP-Doma North), Chairman, House Committee on Health, disclosed this in Akwanga at the end of 3-day workshop on “Development of the Nasarawa State Costed Implementation plan for Family Planning.” The...
Date: 04/27/2017
Source: The Economist
Type: In the News
Faith and tradition favour high fertility. Education pulls the other way Not everyone thinks birth control is a blessing. Boko Haram, a jihadist group that terrorises north-eastern Nigeria, deems artificial contraception to be a product of infidel learning, and therefore forbidden. Its ideologues also believe that females should avoid school, marry early (sometimes while still children) and have...
Date: 04/24/2017
Source: Health Reporters
Type: In the News
Today April 24, 2017 marks a historic moment as the Global Financing Facility (GFF) for Every Woman Every Child Investors Group unanimously approved the Civil Societies’ Engagement Strategy that will support to roll out implementation of activities that will strengthen the participation of CSOs at global, regional and country level in GFF. It took place during the 5th GFF Investors Group Meeting...
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