NPC finishes demographic health survey in 10 Kaduna LGAs

National Population Commission, NPC, has completed the 2023-2024 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey, NDHS, in 10 Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.

Disclosing this on Monday, State Director of the commission, Adama Othman, said the aim of the survey is to provide up-to-date information on fertility, maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, adult and child mortality, domestic violence, breast cancer, tuberculosis and other health issues.

According to her, the LGAs covered were Kubau, Zaria, Kauru, Sabon Gari, Kudan, Makarfi, Giwa, Ikara, Soba and Lere.

Othman added yhat the other local governments to be visited are Kaduna North, Kaduna South, Igabi and Chikun.

She stated that a cluster from Giwa LGA was abandoned due to security concerns.

The director added that the data was collected from 14 clusters out of the 43 clusters that have been selected

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button