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28 Aug

Polio is no longer endemic in Nigeria

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that polio is no longer endemic in Nigeria, leaving the devastating disease endemic in only two countries and bringing the world one major step closer to achieving this goal of ending polio for good.

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28 Aug

Infant and Maternal Mortality Rate

Nigeria, in the past few years has experienced some worsening of child mortality . The infant mortality rate evaluated at 100 per 1000 in 2003 was measured at 87 in 1990. This can be in part explained by the persisting low numbers of births occurring in health facilities and the low number of births attended […]

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