Maternal health

Health centres left in ruins in Kano rural communities cry for help

By Rabiu MUSA Battling to save lives in Malikawa and Yan-labi, two agrarian communities in Kiru and Tudun Wada Local...

Stop shaving women before delivery, Wamakko advises midwives

  Ruqayya Wamakko, a medical doctor and the Reproductive Health Coordinator at the FCT Primary Healthcare Development Board, has advised...
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INVESTIGATION: Moribund primary healthcare centres are fuelling infant, maternal mortality

Despite the multibillion-naira interventions of the Federal Government to curb the rising rate of maternal and Infant mortality in...

Why Child-Survival Interventions By Government Fail

Poor implementation and inadequate funding, are some of the reasons why the biannual MNCHW, which targets women and children with integrated package of highly cost-effective health interventions in May and November of every year has not made any significant impact on improving child-survival in the country, more than seven years after it started.
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