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KPHCDA trains 200 traditional birth attendants in Kaduna State

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Kaduna State Primary Health Care Development Agency (KPHCDA)

on Wednesday said it trained 200 traditional birth attendants to reduce maternal mortality rate in the state.

Nigeria News Agency in Kaduna.

training was in collaboration with Maternal Child Health 2 (MCH2) and Clinton Health Access Initiative.

“We are conducting training for traditional birth attendants to enable us to reduce maternal mortality rate in the state.

“We want to encourage women to attend antenatal care, especially in communities without healthcare.”

same functions as traditional birth attendants.

Kaduna is one of the states with increasing rate of maternal mortality and we want to stem the tide,” he said.

skills on how to encourage pregnant women to attend antenatal clinics.

delivery, particularly in the rural areas.

urged pregnant women to always attend antenatal clinics to ensure safe delivery.

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