Giving Birth in Nigeria: The staggering odds facing pregnant women

PREGNANCY IS MEANT TO BE A JOYOUS TIME IN A WOMAN’S LIFE. FOR MANY NIGERIAN WOMEN THIS IS STILL NOT THE CASE. PHOTO CREDIT: NIGERIA HEALTH WATCH
WE MUST JOIN HANDS AS A COUNTRY TO ENSURE THAT NIGERIA’S POOR MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH INDICES BECOME A THING OF THE PAST. PHOTO CREDIT: NIGERIA HEALTH WATCH
THE SURE-P MCH PROGRAM ATTEMPTED TO ADDRESS BOTH THE DEMAND AND SUPPLY SIDE OF MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH. IMAGE COURTESY: EPIAFRIC
A NEW BORN AT THE POST-NATAL WARD OF THE GENERAL HOSPITAL IN CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE. THE WARD WAS RENOVATED BY THE MTN FOUNDATION. PHOTO CREDIT: NIGERIA HEALTH WATCH

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We use informed advocacy and communication to influence health policy and seek better health and access to healthcare in Nigeria. nigeriahealthwatch.com