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Elections: INEC releases priority list for voting

INEC chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu By Abiodun EsanThe Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said that pregnant women, aged people, the sick and persons with disabilities would be given priority to vote on election days without joining the queue. INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in Kwara, Malam Garba Attaihiru-Madami made this disclosure on

Blood test may find if pregnant women are at risk of premature births, say Researchers

Blood test may find if pregnant women are at risk of premature births, say Researchers

A study published in the journal Science revealed that blood tests can accurately identify if pregnant women will deliver babies up to two months prematurely. The blood biomarkers, maternal blood could also estimate gestational age or delivery date with comparable accuracy to ultrasound, but possibly at lower cost, according to the study funded by March […] …

Free health services for pregnant women, children under 5yrs in Delta

Delta State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Mordi Ononye, has reiterated the commitment of the state governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, in ensuring that all pregnant  women and children under 5 years of age in the state have access to free health care services through its Health Insurance Scheme.  
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Antenatal fee hike: Ondo pregnant women return to TBAs

Antenatal fee hike: Ondo pregnant women return to TBAs

Peter Dada, Akure Last week, some pregnant women, numbering over 100 stormed the premises of the Ondo State Specialists Hospital in Akure, the state capital to protest against the alleged hike in the cost of antenatal services and some other miscellaneous expenses at the state-owned hospital. Specifically, they alleged that the antenatal registration fee which […] …

[PHOTOS] Pregnant women protest N25,000 childbirth fee in Ondo

[PHOTOS] Pregnant women protest N25,000 childbirth fee in Ondo

They urge reversal of N50,000 Cesarean section fee Peter Dada, Akure Pregnant women staged a protest Thursday morning at the Ondo State Specialist Hospital, Akure. The expectant mothers in various stages of pregnancies said the protest was against what they described as “outrageous money” being charged for their antenatal care by the state government. They called […] …

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