Thought Leadership Series

Mothers Lives Matter – A Call to Action to Catalyse Accountability for Maternal Deaths in Nigeria


“In Rwanda, a combination of community-based health insurance, community health workers, and good external partnerships led to the steepest reductions in maternal mortality ever recorded.” — President…More

Fighting Fake Drugs Is Fighting For Universal Health Coverage: World Health Day 2019 – Op-Ed


Editor’s Note: This week’s Op-Ed comes from Howard Catton, CEO of The International Council of Nurses (ICN). Ahead of World Health Day 2019, which is…More

It’s not Typhoid – Tackling misdiagnosis of Typhoid fever in Nigeria


Editor’s Note: This week’s blog is a personal story from a Nigeria Health Watch team member, Patience Adejo. She writes about her experience being diagnosed…More

Is Nigeria ready to leave no one behind? World Water Day 2019


Water is life Imagine… 10-year-old Funke kicks up dust as she makes her way out of the door to the stream. You can barely see…More

Results of NAIIS – the largest HIV survey ever done are in: Nigeria not doing as badly as we thought!


Without good data, we’re flying blind. If you can’t see it, you can’t solve it – Kofi Atta Annan There are about 3.4 million Nigerians…More

Why is Balance Better? – International Women’s Day 2019


When we talk about gender equality in society, we often think of the pay gap or in public prominence. Some may also associate it with physical…More