The Executive Director, Women Advocates Research and Documentation Center (WARDC), Dr. Abiola Afolabi, has said the reduction at 547 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births in Nigeria still remains unacceptably high. Speaking in Abuja at a roundtable discussion on accountability for maternal health in Nigeria organized by WARDC in partnership with the National Human Rights Commission and Center for Reproductive Rights, New York, she said maternal mortality can be successfully reduced if emphasis is placed on women’s rights.

“Even the reduction at 547 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births in Nigeria still remains unacceptably high, as we believe motherhood should be a positive and infilling experience,” she said.

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