Why Are Women Dying While Giving Birth in Nigeria?

A report - "Why Are Women Dying While Giving Birth in Nigeria?" - is the culmination of a community-informed maternal death review, carried out in 18 communities across six states, representing each geopolitical zone in Nigeria. The report takes a critical look at the reasons women are dying in Nigerian communities, summarising a year-long review of community maternal deaths. The Giving Birth in Nigeria programme is a consortium consisting of Africare, Nigeria Health Watch, and EpiAFRIC, and supported by funding from MSD for Mothers.


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