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Health Watch Forum opens with a celebration of Nigerian heroes

In September 2014, the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone was getting worse by the day.  Nigeria had managed to successfully control an outbreak at home, but the rest of the continent was on edge and anxiety was sky high, especially following the few cases that had occurred in the West. Some projections […]

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A dialogue on Nigeria’s ‘role’ in the African Union’s response to the Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak

At the height of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the three most affected West African countries, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea, the African Union, as the overarching body responsible for affairs on the continent, sent in what many have fondly termed its “foot soldiers” to help fight the disease and restore dignity, hope […]

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Something to be proud of: Nigeria’s Role in the AU Response to the Ebola Outbreak

By  Chikwe Ihekweazu There is increasing optimism that we will get to the end of the Ebola epidemic that has so badly affected Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea over the past year. In the first week of April, the lowest number of cases (30) were reported since May 2014. While there may still be some […]