Nigeria: NGOs Congratulate the Buhari Administration for the Federal Ministry of Health's Unquestionable Commitment to Saving Women's Lives

Breastfeeding provides essential nutrients to newborns and infants, which translate to proper growth and development from childhood to adulthood. There are many benefits to breastfeeding for both infants and mothers.

The National Family Planning Blueprint 2021-2025 has been launched in October 2020The Federal Government of Nigeria committed to FP2030

The Federal Ministry of Health, in collaboration with Marie Stopes Nigeria, called on Traditional Leaders to increase demand for FP in a meeting on 29th November 2021

The Federal Ministry of Health in collaboration with Rotary Nigeria affirm its commitment to FP on 30th November 2021

The new National Development Plan 2021-2025 makes 8 references to the importance of FP, linking FP to development and women's Health

Family Planning saves women's lives and allows for healthy timing between pregnancies.

With all these commitments, CSOs ask where will the money come from?

There is no line item for FP in the 2022 proposed budget of the Federal Ministry of Health

AllAfrica publishes around 500 reports a day from more than 100 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.