Category: project news

Tackling Over Population, Unplanned Pregnancies in a Pandemic Era

PPFP_admin February 8, 2021 3:49 pm 0 comments Rebecca Ejifoma reports how six nursing mothers in Alimosho area of Lagos State adopted various methods of post pregnancy family planning to avoid unplanned, and unwanted pregnancies, especially in this COVID-19 pandemic eraPost pregnancy family planning is a one-way ticket to preventing unplanned pregnancies, and population explosion. […]

SUPPORT BREASTFEEDING FOR A HEALTHIER PLANET

PPFP_admin February 8, 2021 3:14 pm 0 comments Do you know that breastfeeding does so much more? As the world celebrates the breastfeeding week, mothers should remember that breastmilk offers the most nutritious and affordable infant meal, which the infant formula lacks. It also provides several benefits to the mother and baby.Breastfeeding supplies all the […]

COVID-19 frustrates our family planning efforts, Lagos housewives lament

PPFP_admin February 7, 2021 6:03 am 0 comments At the antenatal section of Oak Hospital in Ikorodu area of Lagos state, Mummy Peace, a mother of four, related how her resolve to stop childbearing has been truncated by the COVID-19 pandemic. As she lamented the hardship of caring for her four children under the current […]

Experts urge spousal support in family planning to help fight maternal mortality

PPFP_admin January 29, 2021 1:17 pm 0 comments The Director, Post-Pregnancy Family Planning Project (PPFP), Dr. Taiwo Johnson, has charged men across the country to be supportive of their wives during and after pregnancy as it would keep both mother and child healthy as well as the wellbeing of the home. According to Johnson, effective […]

ACCESSING FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

PPFP_admin January 29, 2021 12:32 pm 0 comments Maternal and child health services is one of the essential health services in peril during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result of this, the Post Pregnancy Family Planning (PPFP) project — one of the projects under the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (JHCCP) Family Planning Portfolio […]

Ensuring Family Planning Services in Private Health Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ensuring Family Planning Services in Private Health Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic It is no news that the lack of access to family planning (FP) services during the pandemic could cause a rise in unintended pregnancies in the already populous city of Lagos State.However, private health facilities are working tirelessly to keep FP services functional […]