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Nigeria Maternal Mortality

A Step to Deliver on Family Planning: Community Based Access to Injectable Contraceptives

Toyin Ojora-Saraki | Posted 09.26.2012 | Impact
Toyin Ojora-Saraki

One can only begin to imagine the effect this policy has had on the maternal health status of women in rural communities. Approximately one out of five women who intend to limit or space their pregnancies don't have access to family planning services.

WATCH: Suitcase Of Light Saves Mothers' Lives

Posted 03.09.2012 | Impact

In 2008, Dr. Laura Stachel went to Northern Nigeria to study ways to lower maternal mortality in state hospitals. "I found deplorable hospital con...