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As elections draw close – where are Nigerian CSOs in advocacy and policy?

We have offered our Tuesday blog this week to Florida Uzoaru, an independent public health consultant. She reflects on some tough questions about the advocacy role of civil society in the health space. A little over a fortnight ago, I was invited to participate in a meeting with civil society organizations (CSOs) working on governance in Nigeria. It […]

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My New Year's wish – an efficient, proactive and responsive Blood Service for Nigeria

Over the Christmas period, our country Nigeria was again in the news for the wrong reasons. On Christmas day, we made headline news on all the major international news channels as a bomb exploded in a church on the outskirts of Abuja. Again there were calls in the press for Nigerians to run out and […]

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DFID Programmes in Nigeria

Have you ever wondered what health programmmes and projects are ongoing in Nigeria, what their aims and objectives are and how well they are doing (or not)? We have often looked forward to a situation where the national health strategy and programmes were put in the public domain in order to enable Nigerian citizens to […]