Thought Leadership Series

Healthy Pikin, Smart Adult: Breastfeeding as an investment in Nigeria’s future


In Nigeria, exclusive breastfeeding is still not widely adopted. According to the 2016-2017 National Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) Report, only 23.7% of infants aged…More

Health Meets Tech Johannesburg Hackathon – Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights


South Africa has a high prevalence of teenage and unwanted pregnancies, HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and female genital schistosomiasis (FGS) and sexually active men…More

“We are not the Future, We are the Present”: Key takeaways from #ICFP2018


The International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) that took place in Kigali between the 12th – 15th November, 2018 in Rwanda brought to the forefront…More

Eye Doctors gather for Vision 2020 – The Right to Sight


“The eyes are the window to the soul.” This is a proverb often used that means that our eyes can be used to communicate deep…More

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

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