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Covid19 Thought Leadership Series

What religious leaders can learn from Reverend Canon Wainaina’s COVID-19 experience and leadership

By Atinuke Akande-Alegbe and Vivianne Ihekweazu (Lead writers) Since the first confirmed case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Nigeria on the 27th of February, 2020, the political, economic and health establishment has focused on the response. It was clear that Nigeria like the rest of the African continent was about to face a major […]

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#MyCOVID19NaijaStory: Honouring our unsung COVID-19 heroes

By Adebola Olayinka (Guest Writer) Recently, sitting at one of the workstations at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), I was reviewing a document on my laptop and overheard someone exclaim, “Oh yes, you are still in isolation! I forgot”. This was from a staff who works with the data team. He was having […]

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#MyCOVID19NaijaStory: The day I was proud to be a frontline health worker -  Dr. Opeyemi Adeyemi

Editor’s Note: Dr. Opeyemi Adeyemi came back to Nigeria in 2015 after completing her MSc in Public Health. She started practicing in 2016. Just over a year ago, she began her residency in Community Medicine at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital in Sagamu, Ogun State. When the COVID-19 outbreak came to Nigeria, Ogun State […]