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Maternal Mortality : FG Approves 25BN For 8,800 Facilities

by Silverbird News24

The Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Professor Muhammad Ali Pate, has reiterated the readiness of the Federal Government to reduce maternal mortality and newborn child deaths by providing adequate funding to eight thousand, eight hundred,(8800) health facilities across the country.

The Minister made this statement at a press briefing to commemorate the 2024 Safe Motherhood Day, with the theme “Investing in Maternal Health for a Sustainable Future” held in Abuja.

He disclosed that safe motherhood can be achieved when a pregnant woman receives all pillars of care during and after pregnancy, such as antenatal care, skilled and facility-based delivery, quality services as well as postnatal care, family planning, postpartum family planning and post-abortion family planning. He called on all stakeholders, development partners, religious and traditional leaders, and the media to educate the general public to achieve the desired objective.

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