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#QualityHealthNaija: The Future of Health Conference 2019 is Here!!!

After four hugely successful conferences, the 2019 Future of Health Conference will take place in Abuja on October 17, 2019!!! The quality of healthcare delivery will be at the heart of this year’s discussions, themed “Time to Focus on Quality in Healthcare: Improving Outcomes.” Quality and safety in healthcare are goals that can be achieved […]

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Five takeaways of the 69th World Health Assembly from a Nigerian Perspective

The 69th World Health Assembly of the World Health Organization held between the 23rd and 28th of May in Geneva. It had a very heavy agenda and is reported to have had its largest attendance ever. We may have contributed to this, given it was our first WHA. High on the agenda was WHO reform, […]

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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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A medical Exhibition in Africa with very few African Exhibitors

There is a lot of talk everywhere about Africa “rising“. This is definitely the case in many sectors of the economy in several African countries. There is definitely a rise in the extractive sectors, which has fuelled the consumerism produced by a growing middle class. This is not only manifest in the expansion of Walmart […]

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The International Conference on AIDS 2012, Washington DC

We could not attend the International Conference on AIDS in Washington DC this year, so we asked Fiona Makia to share her experience at the conference. This is her story!  This year’s conference was held in Washington DC with the theme “Turning the Tide”. The tide had indeed turned as it had taken 22 years […]

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Another International Conference on AIDS

Today – July 22 the 19th International Conference on AIDS opens in Washington DC.  NHW will miss this year’s conference, BUT we thought that a good way to reflect on it would be to bring you the summary of proceedings of the meeting of Nigerian delegates in attendance at the 13th International AIDS Conference, Durban, South Africa on […]

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Thoughts of Nigeria at the Africa Health exhibition in Johannesburg

Between the 14th and 16th of May, we attended the first Africa Health exhibition that took place in Johannesburg. It attracted over 290 international exhibitors from countries as diverse as China, Germany, Taiwan, France, Italy, USA, UK, India and many more, as well as representation from Africa’s best local suppliers, all looking for space in the […]

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The conference – Nigeria: Partnership for Health

On the 6th November 2010, over 150 colleagues working in different capacities within the Nigerian health sector assembled at the beautiful facilities of the  Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology  for the second of the Nigeria: Partnership for Health conferences. These conferences are a collaboration between Nigerian health professionals in the Diaspora, and health professionals and institutions in Nigeria, […]

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Nigeria: Partnership for Health – a conference on health in Nigeria.

by Ike Anya (This post was first published on BMJ blogs) A major milestone passed in October this year, when Nigerians marked 50 years of independence. While our government celebrated, most Nigerians reflected on why the country had not fulfilled the great hopes engendered by the handover ceremonies in Lagos fifty years ago.  From a turbulent […]

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Conference announcement – Nigeria: Partnership for Health II

Since the very successful first Nigeria: Partnership for Health Conference in 2008, we have received several enquiries about when the next conference will take place. It is our pleasure to invite you to the next  Nigeria: Partnership for Health II Conference in London on November 6th 2010 We have another fascinating line up of 8 […]

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Final reflections on AIDS2010

It has been my pleasure to share with you some of my reflections from AIDS2010, from a Nigerian perspective. I have not covered in detail a lot of the interesting scientific issues emerging from the conference. The hope of new vaccines, microbicides, and the relative success of programmes from around the world, and emerging epidemics […]