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Diaspora Health Health Policy Nigeria Thought Leadership Series

“I was increasingly disillusioned” – One Nigerian doctor’s reflections on emigration.

Editor’s Note:  This week’s Thought Leadership on Health Piece comes from Nigeria Health Watch Curator, Dr. Ike Anya. Last week’s article about the NOI Polls Survey on doctors emigrating out of the country stirred up a robust debate around the issues facing doctors in Nigeria. Read the piece here. Dr. Anya responds to the conversation with […]

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Behold our finest public hospital

We have previously written a blog titled: National Hospital Abuja: Unrealised Expectations. Pls read it to put the rest of the blog in perspective. Our interest was aroused by several reports in the press this week….with titles similar to this: Nigeria: National Hospital Rejects Health Ministry Now read the comments of the Chief Medical Director, […]

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National Hospital Abuja: Unrealised Expectations

From the outside, our National Hospital does look impressive. Lush green, well-manicured lawns, with sprinklers, clean surroundings, cleanish corridors, and a sprinkling of computers. I always thought that this would be an attractive place to work in Nigeria. During a recent personal experience on the paediatric ward…visiting a friend whose 4-month old child was being […]