Friday, October 19, 2018

Tag "Contraceptives"

    FG: We’ve released $1m for delivery of free contraceptives

FG: We’ve released $1m for delivery of free contraceptives

Isaac Adewole, minister of health, says the federal government has released $1 million for the delivery of contraceptives to improve family planning.The minister made this known while addressing state house correspondents after the federal executive council (FEC) meeting.According to him, procurement for the implementation of the plan led by a committee chaired by a director in the ministry had equally [...]

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    Access to contraceptives saves lives, boosts economies 

Access to contraceptives saves lives, boosts economies 

Flavia Bustreo, assistant director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and vice-chairman of GAVI, the vaccine alliance, says access to contraceptives and women's ability to take charge of their health can lead to life-changing and saving situations.Bustreo said this in a statement released on the occasion of the International Women's Day."If an adolescent girl does not get pregnant too young, she [...]

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    African women can now decide when they want children

African women can now decide when they want children

Health experts say Sayana Press, self-injectable contraceptives, currently being tested in Uganda and Senegal could revolutionise lives of women, particularly in rural Africa.It can also reduce maternal and newborn deaths.Emmanuel Mugisha of PATH, a global health organisation, disclosed this on Wednesday in Copenhagen at 'Women Deliver', the world's biggest women's health and rights conference in a decade.He said with Sayana [...]

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