The Rotary Club of Abuja Federal President, Rotarian Diana- Eyo- Enoette has called for critical measures to reduce Maternal mortality in the country, noting that the available statistics is not Encouraging.
She made the disclosure at the Rotary Maternal and Child Health outreach in partnership SLNI in Piwoyi Abuja, with the theme “Save a mother, Save a Child”.
To this end, she called on all leaders in the country to engage in meaningful
project that will aid in reducing maternal mortality in the country.
The Rotarian President hinted that the theme of the outreach is critical as it will create awareness among resident in the community, especially in taking preventive measures against Maternal mortality.
She further explained that Piwoyi Primary Health Care Centre is being adopted by the group so as to give them the necessary support.
“We distributed several items to the resident. They were also offered ante natal vitamins as well as several birthing materials.”
Knowing fully well that information dissemination is critical to reducing maternal mortality, a medical expert informed the resident on how to live healthy life during pregnancy, she added.
mothers were informed about the three semesters, and what to expect, and tips
that will aid them during delivery”.