In Bauchi State, the Emir of Dass Alhaji Usman Bilyamihnu Othman has emphasised the need for households to prioritize their family’s reproductive health especially Child Birth Spacing (CBS) with a view to checking maternal and child mortality in the country.
He gave the indication during an interview with journalists in his palace.
The Monarch said maternal and child health was very crucial, hence the need for households to ensure their wives visit healthcare facilities to access CBS service for mothers to regain their strength.
The Emir also stressed the need for parents to ensure that their children are fully immunized as part of preventive measures against child killer diseases.
Alhaji Usman Bilyaminu Othman argued that regular attendance of ante natal care and hospital based delivery were equally important towards achieving good family healthcare.