News Updates

Nigeria Health Watch recommends community MPDSR to curb maternal deaths

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Abuja, Nov. 21, 2020 The Nigeria Health Watch , a nonprofit organisation, says community Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response (MPDSR) will help to reduce maternal deaths rate in the country.
Mrs Vivianne Ihekweazu, Managing Director, Nigeria Health Watch, made the assertion in an interview with newsmen in Abuja on Saturday.
Read more at: https://naija247news.com/2020/11/22/nigeria-health-watch-recommends-comm...

Making Childbirth Less Arduous for Pregnant Women

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Rebecca Ejifoma, who visited the Iyana-Era in Ojo area of Lagos State, reports that the goal of healthcare workers, especially those in involved in the process of childbirth in Primary Health Centres, should be to make the journey less arduous for pregnant women, which in the long run reduces maternal mortality

Helping premature babies survive

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Preterm birth compli-cations are the leading cause of death globally for children under five. Of the 15 million babies born before the 37th week of pregnancy every year, approximately one million will die. But new research conducted at secondary and tertiary health facilities in Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Nigeria and Pakistan offers hope for increased survival rates.
Read more at: https://www.thedailystar.net/opinion/project-syndicate/news/helping-prem...

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