Coalition unites to achieve SDG targets for reproductive, maternal, child health


By Chioma Obinna

Over the last two decades, the coverage of key Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health, RMNCAH, interventions has stagnated at low levels, despite significant investments in the health system in Nigeria.

The lack of progress on services such as family planning, antenatal care, and skilled birth attendance as well as limited coverage of important interventions is further aggravated by poor quality of care.

Whilst the United Nations’ Every Woman Every Child initiative puts into action a roadmap aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, for ending all preventable deaths and improving the health and well-being of women, children, and adolescents by 2030, there is limited coordination and alignment of programmes/fragmentation of local action  in Nigeria.

At the inaugural Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria, PHN,  Nigerian…

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