July 3, 2017

Contraceptive, Maternal And Newborn Care Needs For Women In Developing Regions

These facts were obtained from a fact sheet by The GuttMacher Institute which presents estimates for 2017 of the contraceptive, maternal and newborn health care needs of women in developing regions, critical gaps in service coverage, and the costs and benefits of fully meeting these needs. ■ As of 2017, […]
August 27, 2016

MTN Foundation donates Maternal Ward to Oyo State Government

Pregnant women and new mothers in Oyo State got something new and relevant with the commissioning of the revamped maternal wards in four hospitals by the MTN Foundation (MTNF). Equipped with ultra-modern executive beds, incubators and other facilities, and renovated to create a beautiful ambiance, the modernized wards would contribute […]
August 10, 2016

Support the Ene Project to reduce maternal and childhood mortality in Nigeria

According to UNICEF statistics, Nigeria loses about 2,300 under-five year olds and 145 women of childbearing age. This makes the country the second largest contributor to the under–five and maternal mortality rate in the world. It was against this backdrop that a registered Lagos-based non governmental organisation, The Airen Foundation […]
April 1, 2016

Maternal and child health should be priority for Nigerian government- Health officials

Stakeholders in the health sector met last week at the Development Communications’ 8th quarterly Civil Society-Media forum with the theme: Health Budgeting in Nigeria; trend and implication for maternal and child health service delivery. Speaking, the Secretary General, Nigeria Network of NGOs (NNNGO), Barrister Ayo Adebusoye said, In  2001, the […]
April 1, 2016

2,500 Nursing Mothers Get Free Medical Care in Enugu, Nigeria

Image:Today.ng No fewer than 2500 nursing mothers are benefiting from a free medical care in Enugu State under the auspices of Childhood Neuropsychiatric Disorders Initiatives,CNDI. The CNDI Chairman, Dr. Muideen Owolabi Bakare, who briefed newsmen, yesterday, said the programme was taking place in Enugu and Lagos simultaneously. He disclosed that […]