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#OnlyOneEarth: Making Sustainable Living Our Only Option

Nigeria’s power situation has been at an all time low since the national grid collapsed early this year. A few days ago, Nathaniel Bassey, a Nigerian gospel music icon, shared an Instagram post with the caption, “Generator Empire”, the economic cost of running offices, businesses, and homes on generators. On Sunday, 5 June, we joined […]

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Our Planet Our Health - Why Nigeria’s UHC Champion Must Address Environmental Health

By Dara Ajala-Damisa and Vivianne Ihekweazu (Lead Writers) Today, April 7, is World Health Day, an important day by any standard; one which draws attention to a specific health topic of concern to people all over the world. The theme for World Health Day in 2021 hinged on building a fairer, healthier world through stronger […]

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Valuing Water: Nigeria must tackle climate change to protect its water resources - WWD21

“Climate change is the environmental challenge of this generation, and it is imperative that we act before it’s too late.”- John Delaney. Life is not possible without water. As one of the most important substances on earth, water is an element that is useful to living and non-living things. It is used for agriculture, recreation, […]

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In the shadow of Climate Change: The need to focus on better water quality in Nigeria

Editor’s Note: For World Water Day, celebrated annually on March 22nd, Nigeria Health Watch Events Manager Thelma Thomas writes this Thought Leadership Piece exploring the critical importance water plays in improving community health and the impact that climate change has on access to water. She outlines steps Nigeria must take if it is to attain […]