UNFPA Provides Reproductive Services in 176 Facilities

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has assisted in the provision of reproductive health services in 176 health facilities in the North-Eastern part of the country.

Mrs Ratidzai Ndhlovu, the Fund’s Country Representative in Nigeria, made the disclosure at a meeting to review the health sector humanitarian response in the North-East on Thursday in Abuja.

Ndhlovu said the meeting was aimed at addressing the health needs of the people.

This meeting was co-organised by the Federal Ministry of Health, the UNFPA and the Japanese Government in order to ascertain the current health needs, as well as priorities for the North-Eastern states in 2016.

It was also to review the implementation of reproductive health services in conflict-affected communities in the North-East.

According to her, the Fund additionally helped in strengthening the capacity of key humanitarian organisations through the conduct of training on Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for reproductive health crises and clinical management of rape.