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Dr. Ben Anyene: A Visionary Health Reformer who spoke Truth to Power

Editor’s Note: Dr. Benjamin C. N. Anyene passed away on December 29th 2019. He was a versatile and important part of the health reforms that defined the Nigerian health sector from the 2000s. In this Thought Leadership Piece, Health Systems and Policy expert Felix Abrahams Obi, who was one of Dr. Anyene’s mentees, highlights the […]

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Nigeria Thought Leadership Series

Tribute to Dr. Oluyombo Adetilewa Awojobi

by Shima K Gyoh   As we prepare for our conference “The Future of Health“, we also reflect on some of our heroes that have challenged conventional wisdom on the state of affairs of the sector. Dr. Oluyombo Awojobi lived a life of uncommon service and ignited a movement to surgery for the masses, using […]

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A Tribute to Professor Dora Nkem Akunyili

A tribute by the Nigeria Health Watch team to Professor Dora Nkem Akunyili, a rare symbol of courage and public service. “Segun, my conscience can no longer allow me to keep quiet on this issue of the president’s absence from the country.” Prof DORA AKUNYILI 1954-2014 There are many stories about Professor Dora Nkem Akunyili, […]