Want to Save Lots of Lives? Try This Nigeria Model

An alliance among a Nigerian philanthropy, a global private-sector company and one of Europe's foremost medical research institutions is pioneering a model that could demonstrate the potential for saving lives of mothers and babies across a continent disproportionately affected by childbirth-related deaths of both mothers and babies. Wellbeing Africa Foundation (WBFA), Johnson & Johnson and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine are partnering to expand access to skilled maternity care across the Nigerian state of Kwara, an early champion of universal health coverage.

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