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Confronting Nigeria’s growing epidemic of heart disease

In this week’s Thought Leadership piece, guest writer, Cardiologist Oyere Onuma highlights the alarming increase in cases of heart disease and related illnesses in Nigeria, and calls for both better government policies to help address the problem, and more active citizen awareness of the very real danger looming for Nigeria if we do nothing now […]

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It’s time for Nigeria to provide better care for children born with heart defects

Editor: One paediatric intensivist’s return home to Nigeria highlights the efforts of organizations working to provide cardiac surgery care for children born with congenital heart defects, and the need for Nigeria to improve its paediatric cardiac surgery capacity. By Dr. Bunmi Ode Just under one percent of all children in every population around the world […]