Nigerian Government To Create Enabling Environment To Improve Maternal Mortality

The Federal Government says it is creating enabling environment to improve on maternal mortality in Nigeria.
The Minister of State for health,  Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora made the pronouncement at the 2021 National Safe motherhood day commemoration.
He says the  Federal Government is working towards charging a way forward to reduce emergencies during C0VID-19 pandemic.
The Minister said the federal government will continue to work with parents to improve the health of mothers before and after delivery.

The Country Representative of UNFPA Ulla Mueller, said most of the cases of maternal mortality is preventable.
He says the COVID-19 pandemic has strained the healthcare system  and prevented many mothers from accessing good health care facilities.

Meanwhile, the Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Heath, who was represented by Director Family health, says the health and wellbeing of women, girls and elderly is of high necessity to the federal government.
He said the country has not been making progress in terms of maternal indices, newborn and elderly issues.

He said there will be considerable changes in the health care system in Nigeria

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