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Toyin Saraki extolled as Fortify, WBFA join forces against iron deficiency

U.S.-based Fortify and Nigeria-based Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA) have announced a partnership to address iron deficiency – the major underlying cause of maternal deaths during childbirth in developing countries. Iron deficiency is the most widespread public health disorder in the world, affecting at least one-third of the global population.In the absence of adequate interventions, Fortify
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NMA rejects directives by Nasarawa State Govt. against private practice

Zamfara NMA proposes bill on maternal health

The Nigerian Medical Association, Zamfara chapter, says it is preparing a Bill on Maternal Health Accountability, for submission to the State House of Assembly. The Vice-Chairman of the association, Dr. Mannir Bature, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau on Tuesday. Bature said the bill, likely to be known as “Maternal
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FG tasks CSOs on maternal, child health

Minister of State for Health, Dr. Muhammad Ali Pate, has urged the Nigeria Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, and all stakeholders committed to the advancement of the health and welfare of Nigerian women and girls, to ensure a bi-directional accountability mechanism on issues of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health, RMNCH, in the country.

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