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Spread of polio from Pakistan leads WHO to declare public health emergency; is Nigeria next?

In recent years, the threat of polio has risen in Pakistan, where Taliban militants have targeted health workers administering the vaccine. When the Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, speaks about the violence in North East Nigeria, he often refers to Pakistan as a country facing a similar threat. As the violence escalates in NE Nigeria, and […]

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#BringBackOurDaughters

This piece was contributed by Ifeanyi Nsofor. Ifeanyi is a public health physician, working for EpiAfric, in Abuja, Nigeria.  Lately in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, it has become difficult to know what to do. Some days hurt, other days hurt more. We drive around the city’s broad roads, stare at the new World Trade Centre […]