Thought Leadership Series

Living In Dirt: Nigeria’s waste crisis requires urgent action


Editor’s Note: In this Thought Leadership Piece, Nigeria Health Watch Health Events Manager, Thelma Thomas highlights the breakdown of sanitation in Nigeria and how this…More

In the fight against HIV/AIDS, communities can make a lot of difference: World AIDS Day 2019


Editor’s Note: For World AIDS Day 2019, Dr. Obehioye Aimiosior, Medical Officer, Augustine University, Ilara, reflects on the importance of the theme, “Communities make a…More

The Need for Access: Is Nigeria failing persons living with disabilities?


“I want everyone to remember, to reflect, that they are one fall away from being a person with a disability. How would you want to…More

While we were sleeping: Is Nigeria prepared for the next big global epidemic?


Editor’s Note: This week’s Thought Leadership piece comes from Dr. Ibrahim Mamadu, Health Emergencies Programme, WHO Nigeria. He asks whether Nigeria is prepared with its…More

Deliberate action to fight antibiotic resistance in Nigeria: World Antibiotics Awareness Week 2019


Since the discovery of Penicillin in 1928 by Alexander Fleming, antibiotics have continued to play a critical role in healthcare. Not only are they used to…More

Telling the whole story: Better science communication for national development


“When you think of Borno State, what is the first thing that comes to mind?” 31 Nigerians answered this question and their answers were –…More

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