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“Get It Together” radio programs return

To air weekly from February 12 in Kaduna, Lagos and Oyo States The Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative 2 (NURHI 2) kick-starts a brand new season of the “Get It

Family Planning: AAFP rallies stakeholders towards achieving 2020 goals

ABUJA – The Association for the Advancement of Family Planning (AAFP), has said it would ensure Nigeria makes significant contributions to global push in helping additional 120 women of reproductive

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Our successes, struggles with family planning – women speak out

Despite its enormous benefits, some women ignorantly shun family planning. Juliet Umeh spoke to a cross section of women who share their experiences some of which are enough to convince

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Why female condom use remains low in Nigeria – Pathfinder International

Though female condom plays a key role in family planning, its use in Nigeria has remained very low due to culture, religion and other related barriers, Country Director, Pathfinder International,

We’ll need stakeholders cooperation to sustain PF in Lagos – NURHI

The Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI), says it will rely on  the cooperation of Lagos State policy makers, technocrats, religious and traditional leaders in the ongoing efforts to  increase

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Report faults FG’s zero allocation for family planning as 3rd quarter ends

  Latest report on this year budget for the nation’s health sector by Federal Government’s has revealed and faulted zero allocation for family planning by the government as third quarter

How Family Planning averts 46,000 unsafe abortions in Lagos – Family Health Director

• Also prevents 143,000 unintended pregnancies, 800 maternal deaths • 600,000 women currently using contraceptives in the state No fewer than 600,000 women are currently using a modern method of

How to make Nigeria’s population asset for prosperity – AAFP

ABUJA – A family planning advocacy group, Association for the Advancement of Family Planning (AAFP), has appealed to all tiers of government in Nigeria to take needed actions to make

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World Population Day shifts attention to Family Planning

● Health Minister restates commitment to quality FP service delivery at all levels of health care ● NURHI calls for more funding of services Issues of family planning and improved

“Get It Together” radio programmes back on air

● To air in Kaduna, Lagos and Oyo States “Get It Together”, The Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI 2) popular family planning programmes, are back on air. According to

NURHI takes FP message to Shomolu community in Lagos

Amid reports showing that Lagos state has the highest maternal mortality rate in the country, the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI), a project of Bill and Melinda Gate Foundation,

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Family Planning: How satisfied users become advocates

“Maybe I would have given birth to eight or nine children by now if I’d not heard of family planning, ” user-turned mobilizer says. Chika Ohaeri is a 36-year-old woman

FG rolls out measures to tackle shortage of midwives in Nigeria

  The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, on Tuesday rolled out measures aimed at addressing the  shortage of skilled and certified midwives in Nigerian hospitals saying the nation’s appalling

Progress on male contraceptive

Scientists discover way to stop sperm swimming Could be taken by just before sex The fast-acting effect of the pill could wear off for men within days British scientists have

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Akwa-Ibom, Cross River states women don’t attend clinics anymore –  Prof. Ujah

… Calls on state governments to act and curb pregnant women’s death fast   Former Director General of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) Prof Innocent Achanya Ujah has called

Family Planning saves women, booms economy

  With the many misconceptions that have reduced the use of family planning methods among couples in Nigeria; thereby, increasing the deaths of pregnant women in childbirth, medical experts have

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Sordid state of Lagos FP clinics

Most facilities lack consumables for modern contraceptive procedure Some have no dedicated FP room to ensure privacy for users Some operate with old or incomplete equipment Many can’t offer implant