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Innovation in Emergency Medical Transportation in Nigeria

Editor’s Note: Nigerians pay an estimated N3 Billion every year for medical treatment outside the country. In a season where Nigeria is going through an economic downturn, “Medical Tourism” on the surface seems to amplify two problems in the Nigerian health sector; the lack of trust in the existing health infrastructure and expertise in Nigeria, […]

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Africa Nigeria Thought Leadership Series

Mass Hysteria in the West and the real Problem next Door

This blog was inspired by a conversation with my friend and colleague Dr Kelechi Ohiri while we watched some of the media coverage of the Ebola outbreak on cable news channels, while acutely aware of our own reality in “West Africa”. We recently heard the story of some Korean businessmen cancelling their trip to Nairobi […]

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The largest medical Exhibition in West Africa, to hold in Lagos Oct 15 – 17

Next month, another edition of Medic West Africa will hold in Lagos. This event has grown to become the largest medical exhibition in West Africa, incorporating courses and conferences for medical professionals in Nigeria and beyond. Dr. Jide Idris, Commissioner for Health of Lagos State, calls it “the key platform for sharing knowledge and information” […]