Tag: Maternal Mortality

Engaging Lawyers in the Fight against Maternal Mortality in Nigeria

Posted by - September 3, 2013 - Blog

In June this year, Save the Children released their annual report, the State of the World’s Mothers Report, 2013. Unsurprisingly, Nigeria found itself near the bottom,the eighth worst place. According to that report, Nigeria was the 169th most unsafe place out of 176 countries surveyed in which a woman could give birth.   1 in 13 […]

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APPRAISING THE LEGAL AND POLICY FRAMEWORK FOR MATERNAL HEALTH IN NIGERIA – THE WAY FORWARD

Posted by - September 3, 2013 - Blog

Introduction  The increasing fanciful terms used to describe the state of maternal health in Nigeria has and should become a cause of urgent concern for policy makers, stakeholders and other persons interested in the health, wellbeing and image of the most populous country in Africa. At a Millenium Summit held in New York, World Leaders […]

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