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Waiting for the promised Change in the Health Sector

This piece is contributed by Remi Adeseun. Remi is a pharmacist and health sector entrepreneur, Chairman of Rodot Nigeria Limited (a Medical Devices/Water Technology and Healthcare Consulting Company) and Founder/President HEWS Foundation. He is an important thought leader in the Nigerian health sector. On the eve of the change of government, the All Progressives Congress […]

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Putting “safety” back into the Federal Road Safety Commission

There has always been something different about the Federal Road Safety Corps when compared to all the other uniformed forces on our roads in Nigeria. Something about them makes us road users a bit more wary when we are stopped by one of their teams. We know that this may not be one of those […]

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Onchocerciaisis on the verge…

If you have been to the headquarters of the World Health Organisation, you will notice this stature right in front of the main building. It represents the efforts made to control one of a disease many in the West might never have heard about called River Blindness. The African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control (APOC) is […]

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DFID launches PATHS II in Nigeria

The UK Department for International Development has just launched the second phase of the Partnerships for Transforming Health Systems in Nigeria. The project has been running for the last six years and has been credited with supporting some of the achievements of NAFDAC, the drug control agency and supporting the introduction of better health information […]

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Blogging on health in Nigeria…a waste of time

Since Ike Anya and I started this blog after attending TEDGlobal in Arusha Tanzania last year, many friends, colleagues and strangers have been extremely complimentary, but there have also been a hand full of cynics, asking what difference does it make? Generally, many of us have become pessimistic, skeptical, disinterested and disengaged from our country […]