Ekiti moves to end maternal, child deaths

The Commissioner for Health in Ekiti State, Dr Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, said on Wednesday that the state government was taking concrete steps to end the high rate of maternal and infant mortality in the state.
Yaya-Kolade said training of health professionals was crucial in the move to ensure the reduction in the high maternal mortality rate in the state.
The commissioner said in Ado Ekiti at a training workshop on Maternal and Prenatal Death Surveillance and Response for Ekiti State Steering Committee for Secondary and Tertiary facilities in Ekiti State that training was expedient to curb the high level of maternal mortality rate in the state.
She said, “At present, Nigeria is one of the countries with high maternal mortality ratio in the world, hence, the need for all health professionals to ensure their reduction.”
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Release Date: 
Thursday, July 18, 2019