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Reality check: Pictures from around Nigeria

We often sit in the big cities and talk and write about health issues. We attend conferences and seminars, dissemination events and policy dialogues. We debate about health policy reform and the national health agenda, we analyse the budget and ask policy makers hard questions.  Sometimes, we sit back and wonder how much they care. […]

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Africa Nigeria Thought Leadership Series Visits to Health Projects

Teaching Traditional and Missionary Birth Attendants to save Lives at the Seventh Day Adventist Hospital, Ile-Ife

The usefulness of traditional birth attendants (TBAs) in contemporary times is a highly disputed subject. Many reasons have been given in support of TBAs and many against them. Supporters argue that a “severe shortage of trained and skilled health workers” is the main cause for poor maternal and child health in Sub-Saharan Africa. They point […]