Lagos, July, 10th, 2018,
Family planning key to addressing population explosion and saving women’s lives
Government is accountable for quality service provision
With about 500,000 Nigerian women living with obstetric fistula, women need to avail themselves with regular medical check up to prevent health complications, including fistula, that could lead to death of mothers. As Nigeria commemorates the World Fistula day today there is a need for collective action to get appropriate treatment to avoid the needless debilitating conditions and death that could result from pregnancy and childbirth complications in the country.