Thought Leadership Series

The tricky mask of depression and the culture of denial in Nigeria


Editor’s Note: This week our Thought Leadership Article beams a spotlight on the invisible but alarming disease of depression in Nigeria. Dr. Mona-Lisa Kwentoh is…More

The Challenge Initiative: Putting Family Planning Investment in Nigeria on the front burner


Editor’s Note: This week’s Thought Leadership piece comes from Dr. Victor Igharo and Dr. Olukunle Omotoso from The Challenge Initiative (TCI) Nigeria, a four-year intervention…More

“Does Leadership Matter” in the Nigerian health sector?


The greatest challenges and the greatest opportunities that any unit in society has begins with its pattern of leadership. Who makes those decisions that create…More

The silent thief of sight: Early detection can prevent blindness from Glaucoma


Editor’s Note: Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the world, with the highest number affected in Sub-Saharan Africa. This week (March 12…More

“I banged on the hospital door at 1 a.m. with my daughter screaming in pain” – The difficulty of healthcare access in Nigeria


Editor’s Note: This week’s Thought Leadership Piece recounts the harrowing experience of Nneoma Wokemba, a mother who found herself fighting to get health care for…More