Thought Leadership Series

#PreventEpidemicsNaija - Funding the COVID-19 Response in Nigeria


Beti Baiye & Dara Ajala Damisa (Lead Writers) When Nigeria Health Watch’s #PreventEpidemicsNaija project launched in October 2018 and started advocating for better funding for…More

#MyCOVID19NaijaStory: The day I was proud to be a frontline health worker -  Dr. Opeyemi Adeyemi


Editor’s Note: Dr. Opeyemi Adeyemi came back to Nigeria in 2015 after completing her MSc in Public Health. She started practicing in 2016. Just over…More

When Time Stands Still: Responding to Nigeria’s COVID-19 Outbreak


Editor’s Note: Dr. Ibrahim Mamadu has been part of World Health Organisation (WHO) Nigeria’s team supporting the country’s preparedness and response to the COVID-19 outbreak…More

A case for PHCs in the fight against COVID19


Since the declaration of COVID-19 as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, Nigeria like most countries across the world has been battling to contain…More

Caesarean Sections in Nigeria – Thoughts, Belief Systems and Perceptions


Editor’s Note: If you bring up the topic of Caesarean Sections in many discussion circles, there is a likelihood you will encounter widely differing opinions.…More

COVID-19 Response in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Hybrid Approach is Needed - OpEd


The 2014 Ebola Virus outbreak in West Africa wreaked havoc on a number of already fragile states — Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, and the Democratic Republic of…More