Thought Leadership Series

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

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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?

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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?

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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

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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

Dawn of a new era as new heads of NHIS and NACA appointed

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The general elections in Nigeria are long behind us, following postponements, pronouncements and postulation from the different political parties. Now, Nigerians are waiting with bated…More

Antibiotic Misuse: A gap in the sexual health knowledge of Nigerian Youth  

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Editor’s Note: This week’s Thought Leadership piece comes from Nigeria Health Watch’s Production Coordinator McHenry Igwe. He writes about a growing practice amongst young sexually…More