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Nigeria Thought Leadership Series

Why is no one talking about these three big challenges the Nigerian health sector is facing?

The National Health Bill For the second time since he became president, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has the chance to sign a new National Health Bill into law, which would help set the legal basis for urgently needed changes in the health sector around funding, access and delineation of responsibilities between the different tiers of […]

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The passing of the HIV and AIDS Anti-Stigma and Discrimination Bill

When the Nigerian National Assembly passed the HIV and AIDS Anti-Stigma and Discrimination Bill, we could no think of any one better to offer a perspective on how significant this was than Fadekemi Akinfaderin-Agarau, the executive director of the NGO; Education as a Vaccine (EVA). This is her take…. On Thursday April 10th, the Senate […]

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Kanu Heart Foundation: Proving sceptics wrong

The Kanu Heart Foundation is often in the the news …and rightly so! When Kanu set up his foundation in 2002 and officially commenced operations in London and Nigeria to help people living with different heart ailments in Nigeria and other African countries, I as many others were skeptical about its long term viability. Far […]