FG to reduce maternal mortality, approves N25 billion for 8,800 facilities through NPHCDA, NHIA

The Federal Government has approved N25 billion funding for 8,800 health facilities nationwide in a bid to combat maternal mortality and improve newborn survival rates.

Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Professor Muhammad Ali Pate, reaffirmed this commitment during a press briefing in Abuja to mark the 2024 Safe Motherhood Day themed “Investing in Maternal Health for a Sustainable Future.”

Highlighting the essentials for safe motherhood, Professor Pate emphasized the importance of comprehensive care encompassing antenatal, skilled delivery, and postnatal services, as well as family planning.

He urged collaboration among stakeholders, including development partners, religious leaders, and the media, to ensure universal access to quality maternal healthcare.

Share this:

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *