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National Population Commission to interview 1,575 Cross River residents


The Director-General of the National Population Commission, NPC, Cross River State, Itam Stanley, has disclosed that the Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) will be conducted in the state from 2023 to 2024.

He announced at a press conference at the NPC office that the committee would conduct the exercise in 16 local government areas and 35 clusters in the province.

He pointed out that within the clusters, a total of 1,575 households would be interviewed across the selected clusters in the state.

He said the NPC will collaborate with the Federal Ministry of Health and other key partners in this exercise.

Mr Stanley stressed that the NDHS is a national survey aimed at providing data to monitor the population and health situation in Nigeria.

He added that the exercise will provide the country with a more reliable demographic and health system, adding that preparations for the exercise were made by the mapmakers and listers who played a role in developing the framework for the main exercise. He claimed that it began with training.

He also said that the 2023-24 National Demographic and Health Survey aims to collect high-quality data on a wide range of key indicators, including fertility rates, maternal and child health, contraceptive use, child mortality and gender. he told journalists. Related issues.

Source: dailypost.ng

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