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SRHR Thought Leadership Series

Antibiotic Misuse: A gap in the sexual health knowledge of Nigerian Youth  

Editor’s Note: This week’s Thought Leadership piece comes from Nigeria Health Watch’s Production Coordinator McHenry Igwe. He writes about a growing practice amongst young sexually active people in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), using antibiotics as a form of contraception, the debilitating side-effects of this practice and how this is a symptom of a much […]

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Health Press Release

MTN Continues To Spearhead Intervention to Combat Deadly Scourge Of Substance Abuse

In furtherance of the drive to curb the increasing rate of substance abuse in Nigeria, MTN Nigeria, under the Anti Substance Abuse Programme (ASAP) led a multi sectoral roundtable on the substance abuse ecosystem in Nigeria and the need for intensified collaborative action. The forum, which held at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, on […]

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Health Torchlight Series

A ray of hope: Fighting codeine and tramadol abuse in Kano state

“I would take two bottles of codeine in the morning and after like an hour follow up with 200mg of tramadol. At night I would take a bottle of codeine again. The feeling was… indescribable.” Bello Yunusa Adali said he started taking tramadol and codeine in 1997. He was an okada rider and other drug […]