Showing posts with label Global health organization PATH. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Global health organization PATH. Show all posts

Thursday, 24 November 2016

New Paper Says More Than 75,000 Pregnant Nigerian Women are at risk of Passing Syphilis On to Babies

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Government Must Improve Policies and surveillance to Address Problem
As the world focuses on major causes of preterm birth on World Prematurity Day (November 17), a new report from the international nonprofit PATH,  with support from the Nigerian nonprofit, Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH), highlights the toll that parent-to-child transmission of syphilis has on mothers and babies.

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

New Paper Says Nigerian Women Failing to Receive Basic Lifesaving Drugs in Pregnancy and Childbirth

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Donors, Government Must Address Market Failures to Solve Problem

Global health organization PATH and local NGO Association for Reproductive & Family Health (ARFH) joined together on September 13, 2016 in Abuja to highlight the fact that many Nigerian women lack access to the lifesaving medicines that can prevent the two most deadly complications of pregnancy and childbirth – post-partum hemorrhage and eclampsia. A new paper by PATH, Stronger markets, increased access to maternal health supplies,” details how inconsistent availability and poor-quality supplies of oxytocin, misoprostol, and magnesium sulfate in the country threaten women’s lives, and what can be done to solve the problem. 
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