Health Health Policy Thought Leadership

Re-Positioning the NHIS for Success: A To-Do List for the Executive Secretary

Editor’s Note: Dr. Cheluchi Onyemelukwe is Lead Consultant at Health Ethics and Law Consulting, a health law and policy firm, which provides cutting edge legal and policy advisory on the life sciences, health, gender, and other development matters. In this week’s Thought Leadership piece she deftly takes apart the current state of the NHIS and […]

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Professor Eyitayo Lambo’s ‘Tour de Force’ and Call to Action

On December 9th 2015, we gathered in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, for the first Public Service Lecture of the Nigerian Primary Health Care Development Agency.  Despite starting three hours behind schedule, we waited. There were two primary reasons for this patience: firstly Professor Eyitayo Lambo belongs to an extremely small group of leaders in the […]

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Still on the NHIS

No doubt this is now one of the most important issues in health care provision in Nigeria…the Nigerian press is just picking this up.Please read this excellent piece on the NHIS by Rueben Abati in the Guardian. Except – Without any doubt, the NHIS over which so much air has been split is a programme for the elites. […]