Health Thought Leadership Series

#FeedNaijaPikin: The fight to invest in Nigeria’s future flagbearers

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” ~ Nelson Mandela In an early drive around Abuja’s suburbs on the weekends, you are likely to find children, full of energy, playing with their friends. Where the next meal will come from is not one […]

Top 10 Health News

Top Ten News Items on Health, 09 December 2016

Humanitarian emergency directors call for US$1 billion to meet the needs of 6.9 million people in Nigeria’s North East. Reps stop NHIS’s funds release to HMOs. Health minister launches book on cancer statistics. NASS To Ensure Budget Implementation For Health Sector. FG To Sponsor Surgeries Of 10,000 Patients Nationwide. Wike launches N500m hospital loan scheme. […]


Strong response to polio in the North East, stuttering response to health and nutrition

Following the detection of three new polio cases in Nigeria, The Nigerian government and its partners have mounted a massive, largely well-coordinated response. The Nigerian Government rapidly released an unprecedented N9.8B to support the response. Together with support from several international partners, this will fund an intensive outbreak response which includes five rounds of vaccination and […]

Press Release

Press Briefing by Borno State MoH and the FMoH on the Health and Nutrition Humanitarian Crisis in Borno State

The Borno State Ministry of Health and the Federal Ministry of Health recently held a press briefing on the health and nutrition humanitarian crisis in Borno State. READ FULL PRESS RELEASE HERE