Thought Leadership Series

Your meat could be killing You: Nigeria’s unhealthy Abattoirs


Editor’s Note: The Nigeria Health Watch team recently visited abattoirs in Suleja and Dei-Dei, to learn how they are managed and tease out public health…More

A mango in the backyard that cannot be plucked: FCT indigenes face glaring health inequities


Editor’s Note: In this week’s Thought Leadership blog, Nigeria Health Watch Journalist Chibuike Alagboso spotlights health inequities faced by Abuja’s indigenous peoples. They live in…More

Lassa Fever: Why the Nigerian government should fund disease diagnostics for epidemic preparedness


Editor’s Note: Chidindu Mmadu-Okoli is a 2019 #PreventEpidemicsNaija Fellow at Nigeria Health Watch. In this piece she writes about a doctor whose Lassa Fever diagnosis…More

Let’s talk about sex: What do Nigerian adolescents know about sexual reproductive health?


Editor’s Note: Nigeria Health Watch in collaboration with Education As A Vaccine (EVA) recently conducted two Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) in Nyanya and Kuje areas…More

World Population Day 2019: Is Nigeria in trouble?


Thirty years ago, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) established World Population Day, an annual event observed on July 11 every year. The world’s population…More

National TB Conference 2019: Building Stronger Partnerships to End TB in Nigeria


Despite years of neglect — these are exciting times for the prevention and treatment of tuberculosis (TB)! A new treatment regimen for drug resistant tuberculosis with the…More

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