Thought Leadership Series

Tackling Nigeria’s codeine crisis is a marathon, not a sprint


“…drug abuse is with us. It’s happening closer to us than we can imagine. It’s wrecking our youths, our future, our pride. All hands must…More

Will the 1% be a game changer in Nigeria’s 2019 elections?


How can a country pass a law and almost four years later we are only now getting round to implementation? It is no secret that…More

SimEx: Fine-tuning Nigeria’s response to potential disease outbreaks


Editor’s Note: This week in Abuja the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) alongside the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the National Primary Health Care…More

Keeping Nigerian Hospitals Infection-Free: Lagos team develops curriculum to train infection control specialists


Primum non nocere is a Latin phrase attributed to the ancient Greek Hippocrates that means, “First, to do no harm.” Non-maleficence is one of the most important…More