By Abel Abogonye, Lafia
12 September 2020
Society for Family Health (SFH) has urged the Nasarawa state government to prioritise adolescent girls’ access to sexual reproductive health services to reduce morbidity and maternal mortality.
The Northern regional coordinator, SFH, Anita Elabo at the closeout of the first phase of the A360 project yesterday in Lafia, said access to reproductive health services would promote social inclusiveness and help reduce maternal mortality such as unplanned pregnancies and unsafe abortion among adolescent girls and women.
August 19, 2020
By Sola Ogundipe
The Kaduna State Government has been urged to scale up, prioritise and protect adolescent girls’ sexual and reproductive health and services in the state in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic in the state and in Nigeria at large.
Experts who spoke during a media roundtable organised by the Kaduna State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, KSPHCB, in collaboration with the Kaduna State COVID-19 Task Force with strategic support from the Society for Family Health, SFH, said the menace of unintended pregnancy and unsafe abortion could be effectively checked through the enabling of financial empowerment of adolescent girls.
Why Nigeria Should Provide Safe Spaces For Adolescent Girls – SFH
October 8, 2019
By ODIRI UCHENUNU-IBEH
Nigeria will move closer to achieving major targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by assuring adolescent girls access to health and critical social services, says the Society for Family Health (SFH).
Deputy Project Director of Adolescents 360 (A360), Pharm. Fifi Ogbondeminu, at the National Conference on Inclusivity, Equality & Diversity in University Education hosted by the University of Lagos, said the action will also promote social inclusiveness and help drive down maternal mortality, some drivers of which are unplanned pregnancies and unsafe abortion among adolescent girls and young women.