By Chioma Umeha
On Apr 1, 2022
For decades, the question of why so many Nigerian women die during childbirth has remained unanswered. Nigeria has one of the highest maternal death rates in the world, according to available data.
The country’s mortality ratio of 512 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births far surpasses the global average of 254 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births.