1. Nigeria: Reps Demand Free Ante-Natal Services
The House of Representatives has called on governments at all levels to make quality ante-natal services in primary, secondary and tertiary health facilities free and accessible.
Adopting a motion by Rep Aishatu Jibril Dukku (APC, Gombe), the House said such services should be provided by trained health workers. The House also called on the federal government to take a firm stand in aiding maternal and child health in the country and tackle challenges related to health and nutrition, education, agriculture, livelihoods, gender equality and other vital issues.