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Evidence For Change — Bridging the Evidence Gap For Access to Quality Maternal Medicines.

By Ibukun Oguntola and Dara Ajala-Damisa (Lead Writers) According to the 2018 Nigeria Demographic Health Survey (NDHS), there are 512 maternal deaths for every 100,000 live births. Nigeria accounts of 20% of global maternal deaths and between 2005 and 2015, it is estimated that 600,000 maternal fatalities occured and there were no less than 900,000 […]

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Life and death: Why maintaining oxytocin quality standards can save women’s lives during childbirth

Every millennium has had unique challenges, and some challenges have carried on from one millennia to another. One of such challenges is maternal mortality. For centuries, death has been feared as one of the possible dangers to a woman while giving birth. Although the annual maternal mortality rate has reduced by about 43% from 1990 […]