Africa Diaspora Nigeria Thought Leadership

A mighty Iroko in the Nigerian health sector has fallen: A tribute to the late Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin

“I shall not mourn you! Not at all. You were a blessing. Your footprints are large but your humanity much larger. First, I shall thank you for all you have done, not only for me but for so many others. Then I shall celebrate you for what is left of my life and work. A […]

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Four Ministers in four years: can our Ministry of Health find the leadership it so desperately needs?

This article first appeared in the new country edition of AFRICA HEALTHIn the last four years of the Yar’Adua/Jonathan presidency, Nigeria had four Ministers of Health. It all started with Professor Adenike Grange, who had an impeccable reputation as a paediatrician and academic. Nigerians had a lot of hope in her leadership. But, her service hardly […]