The State of Maternal Health in Nigeria

1Raphael Oluwasina Babalola Folorunsho

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Abstract:

The Maternal Mortality Country Profile by WHO in the trends shown from 1990 to 2015, Nigerian showed figures that are still very high and unacceptable. The values are 36% to 25.6%, and adjusted Maternal Mortality Ratio is 833 to 1089 from 2008 to 2013. While skilled attendants at birth from same period barely improved from 33% to 45%, the general fertility rate is 199 to 172 within the same period.

Keywords:

Disease, Epidemiology, Maternal Health, Mortality Ratio

Paper Details
Month10
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 10
Pages5074-5075