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UNFPA Partners Cross River Government In VVF Repairs

UNFPA Partners Cross River Government In VVF Repairs

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in partnership with the Cross River government is embarking on the repairs of Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) on women suffering from the ailment in the state. Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar on Thursday, Programme Specialist, Reproductive Health, UNFPA, Cross River, Yakubu Aliu, said Nigeria […]

The Risk Of Getting Older And Being Pregnant

The Risk Of Getting Older And Being Pregnant

 Asma Mohamed Hassan had almost given up on having a second child. Then suddenly, almost 15 years after she gave birth to her firstborn, the pregnancy test was positive. “I couldn’t believe it,” she says. She was expecting her second child at the age of 34. While she had been physically active during her first […]

Number Of Pregnant Women Delivering In Health Institutions Increases

Number Of Pregnant Women Delivering In Health Institutions Increases

 The sustainable awareness raising programs conducted by the health institutions in Foro sub-zone has witnessed the increased number of pregnant women delivering at health facilities, reports indicate. The head of the health institutions in the sub zone, Mr. Merhawi Hadgu, stating that there are four health centers in the Foro sub zone, said that thanks […]

Rwanda: Teenage Pregnancy – Adopt Prevention and Rehabilitation Approach

Rwanda: Teenage Pregnancy – Adopt Prevention and Rehabilitation Approach

The 2014/2015 Demographic and Health survey showed that teenage pregnancy rates in Rwanda increased from 6.1 per cent in 2010 to 7.3 per cent in 2015. This, according to officials, is a red flag, which calls for urgent action to address the problem. It is good that the authorities acknowledge that this is a big […]

Blame Game Ensues Over 20 Schoolgirls’ Pregnancies

Blame Game Ensues Over 20 Schoolgirls’ Pregnancies

The deputy principal of a secondary school in Mount Elgon County has raised the alarm after 20 girls were recently found be pregnant. This was established after the school administration subjected the girls to a routine pregnancy test. Mr David Emachar said the test was conducted when the students of Chelebei Secondary School, Chepyuk, returned […]