Family Planning Providers Urge Stakeholders to Remove Barriers to Family Planning in Nigeria


By Mayowa Adeniran |

The Family Planning Providers Network has called on stakeholders to remove the barriers to accessing family planning service in Nigeria.

Secretary of The Family Planning Providers Network, FPPN, Mr. John Adewole, stated this during FPPN strategic meeting in collaboration with The Challenge Initiative, at Alausa, Lagos.

He stated that the service would help to drastically reduce maternal mortality in the country.

“it is imperative to have a society where barriers to family Planning services are removed and maternal mortality reduced drastically,” he said.

Mr. Adewole also identified the lack of effective communication among healthcare professionals was one of the factors hindering family Planning service delivery.

He said that FPPN aims to serve as an identified service delivery point within their target communities where consumers will have access to quality family Planning services.

In a remark, Dr Omotunde from The challenge Initiative said the partnership was a public/private partnership of highly trained service providers to achieve the desired goal.

Family Planning Providers Network comprises of trained medical practitioners such as Doctors, Nurses, pharmacists among others and it has been inaugurated in Federal Capital Territory, Lagos, Oyo, Kwara, Benin and Kaduna states to reduce so as to reduce maternal mortality rates and foster economic development.


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