Briefing Papers

Examining inequalities in access to delivery by caesarean section in Nigeria

Health and Systems for Health

Maternal deaths are far too common in Nigeria, and this is in part due to lack of access to lifesaving emergency obstetric care, especially among women in the poorest strata in Nigeria. Data on the extent of inequality in access to such lifesaving intervention could convince policymakers in developing an appropriate intervention. This study examines inequality in access to births by caesarean section in Nigeria.

 

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Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Anthony Idowu Ajayi

Anthony Ajayi is a postdoctoral fellow in Population Dynamics and…

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