NPC Completes Demographic Health Survey In 10 LGAs

NPC Completes Demographic Health Survey In 10 LGAs

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

State Director of the commission, Adama Othman, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen on Monday in Kaduna.

She said the objective 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, SabonGari, Kudan, Makarfi, Giwa, Ikara, Soba and Lere.

Othman further stated that the other local governments to be visited are Kaduna North, Kaduna South, Igabi and Chikun.

She noted 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.




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