Increased Access To Midwives Could Curb Maternal, Newborn Mortality In Nigeria, Women’s Rights Activist Says
Thomson Reuters Foundation: Invest in “army of midwives” to cut stillbirths, maternal deaths in Nigeria
“Investing in an ‘army of midwives’ across Nigeria will cut the number of stillbirths and women dying during or after giving birth, a leading women’s rights activist said ahead of the West African nation’s first global conference on midwifery. … Toyin Saraki, founder of women’s rights charity Wellbeing Foundation Africa, said the value of midwives in Nigeria is being shown in the unlikeliest of places — camps for internally displaced people (IDP) uprooted by Boko Haram militants…” (Guilbert, 5/3).
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