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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...
Date: 04/11/2019
Source: Xinhua
Type: In the News
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and South Sudan's Ministry of Health on Tuesday signed a five-million-U.S. dollar cooperation agreement aimed at strengthening the country's ailing health sector. Mary Otieno, UNFPA representative in South Sudan said the three-year work plan seeks to strength health sector through training of health workers and also facilitate procurement and...
Date: 04/10/2019
Source: India Spend
Type: FP2020 in the Media, In the News
New Delhi: India’s per capita gross domestic product (GDP) can rise an additional 13% by 2031 if family planning policies are actively prioritised, according to a new study. This can also prevent 2.9 million infant deaths and 1.2 million maternal deaths and save households Rs 77,600 crore (20%) of out-of-pocket health expenditure on childbirth and child hospitalisation, it added. Currently,...
Date: 03/28/2019
Source: African Prime News
Type: In the News
An official of the Gombe State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Northeast of the country says 40 per cent of women in the state subscribe to child spacing commodities Ibrahim Bako disclosed this in Bauchi at the opening of a three-day workshop for Gombe state Family Planning Advocacy Working Group on Advance Family Planning Smart Advocacy, organised by Pathfinder International. Bako said...
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