Le Sahel reported on 21 December on the launch of the Campaign to Accelerate the Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa (CARMMA) by Niger Republic President, Mr Issoufou Mahamadou. All the republic institutions Presidents, the two First Ladies, government members, ambassadors and chiefs of diplomatic missions, religious and traditional leaders and many health experts took part in this ceremony.
During the ceremony, the President of Republic announced his decision to create a high council for accelerating the reduction of maternal death in Niger.
In his speech on this occasion, the UNFPA Niger Representative, Dr. Edwige Adekambi Domingo, urged religious and traditional leaders to continue their actions of awareness of the populations for the adoption of best behaviour for maternal health.
Dr. Adekambi reiterated the commitment of technical and financial partners to support Niger in its efforts to fight against maternal mortality. Read in French: Le Sahel