Worries over increase in maternal mortality due to funds shortage

Recent indications in the reproductive health sector shows that Nigeria’s marginal progress towards achieving its 2023 Contraceptive Prevalence Rate target in family planning is threatened.
This fear is coming on the heels of the disruptions in family planning services by the COVID-19 pandemic following the lockdown and most recently, the agitation of the Nigerian youth to end a unit of the police force, Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
The #ENDSARS protest and subsequent events saw to the vandalisation of some government and private facilities including, Primary Healthcare Centres (PHC’s) in the country.
Read more at: https://guardian.ng/news/worries-over-increase-in-maternal-mortality-due...

Release Date: 
Saturday, October 31, 2020