Nigerian State Takes on Maternal, Child Death
Ondo State Governor Olusegun Mimiko is determined to turn the tables on maternal and infant mortality under a new program that calls for building hospitals, cutting healthcare costs and deploying paramedics to rural areas.
allAfrica.com, 18 January 2013
One in five Nigerian children will die before reaching his or her fifth birthday, according to Save the Children. Their mothers are also suffering - the country accounted for 14 ... read more »
Ondo State Governor Olusegun Mimiko started the Abiye initiative, a new program that offers free healthcare to pregnant women and children under five.
Leadership, 17 January 2013
For Nigeria to attain the millennium Goal in health and reverse the prevalent high mortality rate amongst mother and child, it must adopt with immediate dispatch, the Ondo State ... read more »
This Day, 14 January 2013
The safemotherhood project, Abiye, initiated by the Ondo State Government to checkmate deaths recorded at childbirth in the state, has been identified by international study bodies ... read more »
Vanguard, 16 December 2012
The woman looks excitedly at the phone as it rings. She had wanted to call the man at the other end of the phone, but he has now beaten her to it. The man is the physician attached ... read more »
This Day, 6 December 2012
The latest Mother and Child hospital commissioned by the Ondo State Governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko in Ondo town has become swamped with hundreds of pregnant women trooping to the ... read more »
This Day, 11 October 2012
Maternal mortality, child morbidity, accident and emergencies are some areas of focus when considering the reasons for the poor state of life expectancy in the country. Ondo State ... read more »