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60% Nigerian children suffer abuse – UNICEF

“A lot has been achieved, but, there is still much to do to ensure that Nigerian children benefit from advances in child rights.” Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo As the world marks International Children’s Day, today, the United Nations Children’s Funds (UNICEF) has disclosed that at least three in every five children in Nigeria suffer from one […]
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Mrs Buhari reaffirms commitment to reduce maternal, infant mortality

Mrs Buhari reaffirms commitment to reduce maternal, infant mortality

NAN The Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has reaffirmed her commitment and advocacy to reduce the negative effect of maternal and infant mortality in Nigeria. This is contained in a statement issued by her Director of Information, Mr Suleiman Haruna, on Wednesday in Abuja. The statement quoted Mrs Buhari, who was represented by […]
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Safe Motherhood: Bayelsa commences payment of stipends to pregnant women

Safe Motherhood: Bayelsa commences payment of stipends to pregnant women

Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa The Bayelsa State Government has commenced the payment of N3,000 to pregnant women in the Safe Motherhood Scheme to stem the tide of maternal and infant mortality. The scheme has attracted applause from a cross-section of Nigerians including Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and a former Minister of Special Duties, Alhaji […]
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Rotary Club to check infant mortality with new neonatal clinic

The Rotary Club of Omole Golden, District 9110, Nigeria, has stated that as parts of the club’s commitment to reducing infant mortality in the country, topmost in her project would be the building of a neonatal clinic at the General Hospital, Ifako-Ijaiye.    The newly installed president of the club, Ibironke Alaba, who made the promise in her […] …

Doctor breaks baby’s arm during delivery, refuses to apologise

Doctor breaks baby’s arm during delivery, refuses to apologise

A 21-year-old new mum, Lebogang Setshotloe, has accused a doctor at Moses Kotane Hospital of breaking her baby’s arm during delivery. The South African mum said she wasn’t allowed to see her baby girl until a day after delivery. She then found out that her daughter’s arm was broken. Setshotloe narrated to Daily Sun that the hospital […] …

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