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Flood: Anambra holding centres record 17 child births


By Sunny A. Ijomah 
No fewer than 17 child births have been recorded at various designated Holding Centres provided by Anambra State Government for people affected by flood over the last three weeks.
The Commissioner for Health, Dr Joe Akabuike, disclosed this while receiving a team of medical doctors from Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Anambra State Chapter, who were on medical outreach at Aguleri and Atani Holding Centres.
According to the Health Commissioner, out of the six women at Atani centre, two were delivered of their babies through Caesarean Section (CS) at the Comprehensive Health Centre (CHC), Atani.
Dr Akabuike added that government had installed adequate measures to care for pregnant women and others at various centres.
The State Hospital Administrator, Dr. Richmond Achugbu, during a visit to the centres, said that eleven nursing mothers were quartered at Central School Odekpe Holding Centre and had Spontaneous Vatex Delivery (SVD), noting, that they and their babies were doing fine.
He added that pregnant women at the holding centres with health challenges were receiving Medicare at Comprehensive Health Centre, Atani, adding that a team of medical personnel had been assigned to offer assistance in different areas of needs at the centres.

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