Umar Akilu Majeri
The observation was made by the Executive Chairman of the commission Hon, Nasir Ibrahim Kwarra in his address delivered on Wednesday at the occasion of the 2021 world population day read by the State Director, National Population Commission in charge Of Jigawa State Malam Malam Ibrahim Ahmed Iro at the federal Secretariat in Dutse.
He said they need to established service posts and platforms for service delivery, particularly at primary health centers, and ensure that they were well stocked with commodities and essential supplies ‘as well as those posts to remain functional and accessible. to the general public.
Hon Kwarra explained further that there was the need to undertake advocacy sensitization and awareness creation through effective channels of information to educate the populace on the importance of family planning \births spacing.
According to the executive chairman Worldwide, a 10 percent decline in services coverage of essential pregnancy-related and newborn care could lead to 1,745,000 million additional women experiencing major obstetric complications. 28,000 additional maternal deaths 2,591,000
Headed that this year’s world population drew attention to the theme; of this year’s ‘choices are the answer’’ raising awareness to the importance of about the sexual and reproductive health needs and vulnerabilities of women and girls
Hon, Ibrahim Kwarra stated that they need to take extraordinary measures to work with partners and the civil society organizations [CSO] to address the needs of the vulnerable and marginalized populations particularly those caught in emergency conditions, conflict, and crisis situations.