Yaba Local Council Development Area (LCDA), has collaborated with Life for African Mothers, Wales in United Kingdom to combat the scourge of maternal mortality.
In a letter of commendation signed by the council chairman, Hon Jide Jimoh, on Monday, 19th May, 2014, said, “we offered our gratitude for the positive hands of friendship from Life for African Mothers, the Wales-based non-profit and non-governmental organisation with objectives to supporting African communities on maternal problems.
“Through the partnership with Life for African Mothers the residents would enjoy necessary medications on health related issues”.
He also stated that mother and baby clothes including bedding will be distributed to women in needs and health centres in the community.
Jimoh emphasized his determination to addressing several health issues particularly the reduction of the menace of pregnant women in his local community and beyond.
The council chairman was delighted in collaborating with the Life for African Mothers that will help in reversing minor circumstances that usually lead to deaths of pregnant women and child.
Life for African Mothers is a non governmental maternal health charity aiming at make birth safer in sub- Saharan Africa, by providing medication to treat eclampsia and post partum haemorrhage.