What has happened for newborns in Nigeria in the past year? Are neonates in Nigeria faring any better or is it all talk and no action? Here are the facts.
On the mid-September morning we met Baby Rukayatu in Zangalawa village, 30 minutes from Sokoto Town in north-western Nigeria, the desert sky was blue and visibility was as good as it gets. The ground, still soaking wet from a recent downpour, hosted a riotous festival of flowers and vast armies of towering, green stalks of … Continue reading “Good governance and protecting newborns in Sokoto”
It is time for international attention to children’s health to shift focus to the newborn period – a crucial time of life that requires specific strategies.