Fighting maternal and infant mortality has been a critical issue in Nigeria, as more than 360,000 pregnant women die every year due to complications during childbirth, and one child in every 22 dies before reaching its first birthday,
Nigeria according to UNICEF,is the second largest contributor to the under-five and maternal mortality rate in the world.
To support the fight against maternal and child health in Nigeria, Jumia has partnered with the woman’s health NGO,The Audrey pack to empower millions of woman and their families.
The partnership is designed to support The Audrey pack in the fight against maternal and child infant mortality in Nigeria, and also provide pregnant and new mothers with relevant health information and childcare items.
The Audrey pack distribute millions of free prenatal materials to mothers across Nigeria as well as antenatal materials to various healthcare professionals.
Pregnant Women and new mothers are encouraged to register in hospital to Receive these materials for antenatal care and immunization.
Pregnant and nursing mothers who have benefited.
The online jumia Baby week will run from May 2nd to 5th,2017 and parent all over Nigeria can shop the best prices on all things babies from global brands like Pampers ,Huggies Molfix,Johnson Aptamil and more.
Jumia is also launching the Breast feeding Room on Audrey pack premises. Mothers who have registered with The Audrey pack will have free access into the Breast feeding Room facilities on the go.
The CEO of Audrey pack , Lillian Odim briefing the press, said in two years from now, she will like to see positive changes in the statistics of maternal and child mortality in Nigeria.
The CEO of Audrey pack , Lillian Odim
Jumia Nigeria CEO , Juliet Anammah said jumia is proud to be associated with The Audrey pack and its mission of promoting maternal and child health.
Head of training Eda Aitalegbe, The CEO of Audrey pack , Lillian Odim and Head of activation Juliet Obi Eze.