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For Want of a Better Life: Still on Nigeria’s Medical Brain Drain

By Dr Tanimola Owolabi (Lead Writer) Editor’s Note: Dr Tanimola Owolabi is a senior registrar, Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital. As part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on a ‘Residency and Post Graduate Training Posting’ signed with the Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Ilorin Teaching […]

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Innovation in Emergency Medical Transportation in Nigeria

Editor’s Note: Nigerians pay an estimated N3 Billion every year for medical treatment outside the country. In a season where Nigeria is going through an economic downturn, “Medical Tourism” on the surface seems to amplify two problems in the Nigerian health sector; the lack of trust in the existing health infrastructure and expertise in Nigeria, […]

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A tangled web: the complicated ethics of medical referrals from Nigeria to India

This thought-provoking piece was contributed by Ifeanyi Nsofor who has just joined the NHW team. Pls share it with every one you know….its worth thinking about before you need to think about it.  Please share your perspective on the comments section or by tweeting us @nighealthwatch  Our beautiful daughter was born in August 2009 and weighed 3.4kg. […]