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Nigeria: Group Trains Key Players From Gombe On Primary Health Care Management

 By Auwal Mohammed  Kaduna (Nigeria) — An NGO, Save the Children International has commenced the training of 39 key players in the Heath Sector from Gombe northeast Nigeria on Change Management and the importance of Primary Health Care Under One Roof (PHCUOR).  Speaking at the opening of the training in Kaduna, Save the Children Field […]

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Nigeria: Gombe Flags-Off Own Nutrition Programme to Address High Prevalence

By Auwal Mohammed, Gombe (Nigeria) — In an effort to curb malnutrition, Gombe state government in northeast Nigeria has flag-off its Food and Nutrition Policy, and a five-year work plan on malnutrition programme in the state. The policy and the 5-year implementation plan was developed by the state government with support from Save the Children […]

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Nigeria: Group Calls For Release Of N100m Kaduna Child Spacing Appropriation, Asks For N300m In 2018 Budget

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Family Health Advocates in Nigeria Initiative (FHANI) has called for urgency in the release of N100 million naira appropriated for child spacing services in the 2017 budget of Kaduna State Government. Speaking at an advocacy visit on Kaduna State Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr. Paul Manya Dogo the group said, […]

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Kaduna Inaugurates 28-Member Child Spacing Technical Working Group

By Iliya Kure Kaduna State Government in northern Nigeria, has set up a 28-member Child Spacing Technical Working Group (CS TWG) to help deliver its mission of scaling up the uptake of child spacing services. The TWG will do that through coordination and advocacy for full implementation of Kaduna State Costed Implementation Plan (CIP) for […]

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Nigeria: Council Chairmen in Kaduna Commit To Advancing Child Spacing Campaign

By Iliya Kure Local Government (LGA) Chairmen in Kaduna state Thursday commit to engaging residents of their areas on safe motherhood and the need to space their births – this they will do through town hall meetings to enlighten community members on importance of antenatal clinics and hospital delivery. They made the commitment in Zaria, at the training […]

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Merck Foundation To Build Healthcare Capacity In Tanzania Through Partnership

By Amos Tauna Merck Foundation says it has committed itself to long term partnership with the government of Tanzania. In a meeting between Vice President, Samia Suluhu Hassan and Rasha Kelej, the CEO of Merck Foundation, the foundation says it commits to building healthcare capacity and improve access to innovative and equitable healthcare solutions across […]

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Nigeria: CSOs Urge El-Rufai To Fulfill His Promise Of Making Child Spacing Services Totally Free In Kaduna

By Amos Tauna Governor Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufai of Kaduna State has been reminded of the need to expedite action towards the realisation of free child spacing services to women in the state. In its 2017 budget, the State Government has made a provision of N100m for the procurement of consumables and commodities to ensure free […]

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Child Spacing Gaining Acceptance In Nigeria

By Amos Tauna The efforts of government and other Non-Governmental Organizations in Nigeria towards promoting and usage of child spacing services have started yielding possible results in the country. A health facility tour organized by Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) to at Yakasai and Richifa Primary Health Care Centres in Soba local government area […]

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