The Kano State authorities on Thursday twenty first of July introduced that 27,490 infants have been birthed in healthcare services within the state.
The pinnacle of the Kano State Hospital Administration Board, Nasiru Alhasan, acknowledged this whereas flagging off the distribution of free medical tools to well being services within the state.
On the occasion, Mr Alhassan, who was represented by the top of medical providers, Sulaiman Hamza, stated of the 27,490 infants, 681 have been birthed vis Caesarian part surgical procedures.
However the variety of infants birthed within the state throughout the interval beneath overview is presumably considerably bigger than 27,490. Kano State has one of many lowest charges of pregnant ladies utilizing healthcare services throughout childbirth.
Solely 21.5 per cent – two out of ten – of deliveries in Kano State are attended by expert start attendants, a report titled Main Well being Care in Nigeria- A case examine of Kano State, revealed in 2020.