Thought Leadership UHC

Fighting Fake Drugs Is Fighting For Universal Health Coverage: World Health Day 2019 – Op-Ed

Editor’s Note: This week’s Op-Ed comes from Howard Catton, CEO of The International Council of Nurses (ICN). Ahead of World Health Day 2019, which is on Sunday, April 7th, he writes about the importance of the fight against counterfeit drugs through training and the use of technology and how this is critical if Nigeria and […]

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Déjà vu – Claims of HIV Cures and re-treading old Ground

By Ike Anya A few days ago while in Abuja, I was surprised to hear the news presenter announce that a Federal High Court had “lifted the ban” on Dr Abalaka’s “vaccine” against HIV. The presenter went on to say that, although the vaccine had been approved by influential international bodies more than a decade […]

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A Tribute to Professor Dora Nkem Akunyili

A tribute by the Nigeria Health Watch team to Professor Dora Nkem Akunyili, a rare symbol of courage and public service. “Segun, my conscience can no longer allow me to keep quiet on this issue of the president’s absence from the country.” Prof DORA AKUNYILI 1954-2014 There are many stories about Professor Dora Nkem Akunyili, […]