Thought Leadership Series

The need for accountability for health in Nigeria’s political space – Op-Ed


Editor’s Note: This week’s Thought Leadership Piece comes from Dr. Mike Adeyemi-Lawal, a professional in the area of health-systems strengthening. He highlights the need for…More

Is there a role for trado-medicine in the Nigerian health sector?


“Immediately they fall sick they consult the oracle to tell them what is causing that illness and proffer a traditional remedy.” – Healthcare Worker, Benue…More

In 2019, who will have your vote? #Vote4HealthNaija


“What would you like the government to improve after the elections in 2019?” Abdulkareem gave a wry smile, pondering the question, his eyes fixed on…More

The weighty burden of NCDs in Nigeria: Time to Act


Editor’s Note: This week’s Thought Leadership Piece comes from Dr. Mamsallah Faal-Omisore, a primary-health physician with qualifications in global health policy, infectious diseases and maternal…More

Will Nigeria’s STEPwise Survey change the narrative around NCDs?


Editor’s Note: Ahead of the 3rd UN High-level meeting on non-communicable diseases holding on September 27th in New York, Staff Writer Chibuike Alagboso highlights the prevalence of non-communicable…More

Strengthening Health Security through Field Epidemiology – Key messages from the 2018 NCDC/NFELTP Conference


Since 2016, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Nigeria Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme (NFELTP) have every year, hosted an annual…More

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