Torchlight Series

How One Indigenous Nigerian Foundation is Funding Diabetes Care in Southeast Nigeria

By Amarachi Okeh (Lead Writer) Nothing prepared Emmanuel Uchenna, founder of PJosh Diabetes Foundation, for his meeting with Samson Tamaraubrakemi, a 17-year-old who had Type 1 Diabetes, and who was sent away by his family because they could no longer afford to take care of him. Described as one of the leading causes of death […]

Press Release

Delta State, Sanofi commission diabetes & hypertension clinics

The Delta State Contributory Health Commission (DSCHC), an agency under the Delta State government, on Monday commissioned four Diabetes and Hypertension Clinics (DHC) across the state as part of a coordinated initiatives to combat high prevalence of diabetes and hypertension in the state. The flag-off ceremony, which held at the Obior Health Facility, Obior in […]

Africa Nigeria Thought Leadership Series

Time for a comprehensive strategy on stroke service delivery in Nigeria

Editor’s Note: On October 29 the World will mark Stroke Day. Strokes are one of the highest causes of death in Sub-Saharan Africa. This week’s guest contributor reflects on the harrowing experience many families go through when one person suffers a stroke in Nigeria. He highlights the urgent need for better stroke care in Nigeria […]