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Herbal Homes: A journey across alternative health care for women in Lagos slum communities

By Flourish Chukwurah and Bunmi Yekini

Photo: Flourish Chukwurah and Bunmi Yekini

Shogunro Ago Ogu is one of the riverine communities in Iwaya, Yaba area of Lagos. It is home to various tribes in Nigeria and beyond.

This fishing community that has existed for many decades could hardly boast of basic facilities such as a Primary Health Centre. This has led many of the pregnant women into the homes of traditional herbalists.

In this radio report, Bunmi Yekini takes a look at the dangers inherent in this kind of practice and the need for government to quickly intervene. Read the full multimedia reportage 

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