Governor Mimiko of Nigeria's Ondo State Discusses Maternal Health

Publication Date:
18 January 2013

The governor of Nigeria's Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko, sees securing maternal health as key to women's economic empowerment. 


Nigeria: Taxis for Maternal Health

The maternity ward at Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital in Kano, Nigeria (file photo).

In Nigeria, inadequate hospital transport methods contribute to one of the highest maternal mortality rates in Africa. But a joint, new transportation effort is reportedly helping ... Read more »

Nigerian State Takes on Maternal, Child Death

Ondo State Governor Olusegun Mimiko started the Abiye initiative, a new program that offers free healthcare to pregnant women and children under five.

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