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Iyaloja of Lagos champions advocacy for mothers and newborns

She has how many millions of market women under her in the whole of Lagos State? Now she will be taking action by rallying millions of market women under her towards improving maternal and newborn health in Lagos State. What an interesting time!

President Koroma reveals in Parliament: 500 nurses absorbed into payroll to eliminate teenage pregnancy

President of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma has promised to reduce teenage pregnancy and further absorbed 500 Nurses into Government payroll.

NMDHR gets US$81,490 to monitor Free Health Care

The National Movement for Democracy and Human Rights (NMDHR) have received the sum of eighty one thousand four hundred and ninety United States dollars from Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) to monitor the free health care initiative in Kailahun District.

A smart investment for all women

Too many women across the world still struggle to access quality maternal health care.  Universal Health Coverage means that everyone – including the poorest and most marginalised – can access the health care they need without financial hardship.  

Rights for Mothers on International Human Rights Day

Let us honor our pregnant women and our children in accessing quality health care and their health rights, as we commemorate International Human Rights today 10th December.

UNDP Administrator Statement on World Aids Day 2016

This World AIDS Day serves as a reminder of the urgent need to come together as a global community and recommit ourselves to ending AIDS as a public health threat by 2030—one of the targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.