Maternal fatality, stillborn rates reduced by 15% — NGO


WELLBEING Foundation Africa, an NGO, says its Emergency Obstetrics and Newborn Care (EmONC) training has resulted in a 15 per cent reduction in the maternal case fatality rate and 38 per cent reduction in the stillbirth rate across Nigeria.

Mrs Toyin Saraki, the EmONC Founder, who made this known on Friday in Lagos, said the project, being implemented in some health facilities, is meant to improve the health outcome for mothers and their newborns.

“This programme, along with our Mamacare and Mamacare+N programme, in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund, is part of our commitment to increasing the number of skilled healthcare workers in line with the WHO…

Source: Nigerian Tribune