Demographic, health survey paramount for policies, interventions – NPC

The National Population Commission (NPC) has stated that the 2018 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) conducted nationwide would help governments in the formulation of good health policies.

Bauchi state Director of the Commission, Musa Haruna Rashid stated this on Thursday during the state dissemination and lunch of the 2018 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) report held at Hazibal suites Bauchi.

According to him, the survey is designed to provide data for monitoring the population and health situation in Nigeria adding that the objective was to provide reliable estimates of demographic and health indicators including fertility, family planning methods, breastfeeding practices, nutritional status of women and children, maternal, child health, childhood and adult…



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