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Traditional Leader Promotes Maternal Health In Niger

Inter Press Service: Will You be Chief? How Niger’s Traditional Leaders are Promoting Maternal Health
“…Yahya Louche is the chief of Bande [in Niger] and he stops to talk to IPS about maternal health and the importance of involving men. ‘I am a member of the School of Husbands,’ Louche says of the informal institution that brings together married men to discuss the gains of reproductive health, family planning and empowerment…” (Erakit, 9/11).

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