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Health Thought Leadership Series

Let your votes build Nigeria’s Health Sector in 2019: #Vote4HealthNaija

“My name is Amos Nathan, I am making a creative statement, vote for health Naija” When Mr. Nathan made this statement, just outside the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa in Bayelsa State, people around him burst into laughter, possibly because of the frankness of his comment. Having spoken his mind, he walked away oblivious of the […]

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Africa Diaspora Nigeria Thought Leadership Series

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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Africa Events Nigeria Thought Leadership Series

Have we, the Citizens, done our Part?

Have we, the Citizens, done our Part? It is a period of election in Nigeria. Vote counting is going on all across the country, and hopefully we will have one of the candidates declared president in the next few days. But that’s not the end to the current voting period as, in the next two […]

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Africa Events Nigeria Thought Leadership Series

Putting Health on the Agenda of the Nigerian Elections: a Call to Action

It’s election season in Nigeria, and the volume of the debates online and offline are reaching a deafening pitch. Interestingly the focus of most of the campaigns and debates are not on the issues that will affect the future of our country. In 2015 – this is not good enough for a country with Nigeria’s […]

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Africa Nigeria Thought Leadership Series

Politics, the new National Health Act and Local Government Areas

The next few months will be filled with politics in Nigeria. At Nigeria Health Watch, we will focus on keeping health on the political agenda, enabling you, the voter, to ask the right questions on the issues that matter to you. Health and healthcare matters to all of us, and together we must ask our […]

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Thought Leadership Series

The Health Sector in Imo State under Ohakim

This blog will remain apolitical…even in a climate of intense politics in Nigeria. We will not suggest how people should vote, but we will try to point you to some things that should influence your decisions. Enough has been written on the fate of the people of Imo state in the past 4 years. Vanguard reports that judges […]

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Thought Leadership Series

A short letter to our presidential candidates

Dear Presidential Candidates, While you argue about the most banal issues such as zoning arrangements, single or double terms, north and south etc and all the other issues that do not matter to the average Nigerian, and indeed simply insult our intelligence we want to offer you some publicly available data on health that might help you decide on what […]