Women's Health in Nigeria

Total Fertility Rate (TFR): 5.7
Female Life Expectancy at Birth: 48 years
Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel: 35%
HIV Among Females, Ages 15-24, 2007/2008: 2.3%
Female Literacy Rate, Ages 15-24, 2000-04: 87%
Lifetime Risk of Maternal Death: 1 in 18


Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative

JSI is helping to improve quality and develop cost-effective interventions for integrating quality family planning with maternal and newborn health, HIV, postpartum and postabortion care programs, among other strategies.

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Targeted States High Impact Project (TSHIP)

TSHIP is improving household health practices and increasing use of health services, including family planning, antenatal care, complicated pregnancy, emergency obstetric and neonatal care, routine immunization, vitamin A distribution, and child health.

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In Nigeria, DELIVER provides technical assistance to the Family Health Division of the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) to develop effective and efficient supply chains for public health programs. The project's goal is to ensure an uninterrupted availability of contraceptives at the service delivery points supported by the public sector.

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