Thought Leadership Series

NCDC/NFELTP Conference 5th – 7th July 2017, Abuja: How training “disease detectives” can help Nigeria better prevent epidemics


In the wake of the Ebola and Lassa Fever outbreaks in Nigeria and the larger West African region, the work of “public health disease detectives”…More

A mighty Iroko in the Nigerian health sector has fallen: A tribute to the late Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin


“I shall not mourn you! Not at all. You were a blessing. Your footprints are large but your humanity much larger. First, I shall thank…More

Beyond the status quo: Using Impact Evaluation research to drive innovation and improve outcomes in health


This week’s blog was co-written by the Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) team at the World Bank. Here they share their experience at a workshop in…More

New WHO DG: An African success story in leadership and accountability


If we learnt anything from the recently concluded Health Watch Forum 2017, it is that the leadership of an organization matters as much as the…More

Paying it forward: What the health sector can learn from one alumni’s gift to their Nigerian alma mater


Editor’s Note: A few weeks ago, we were delighted to hear about a donation of an electroencephalography machine (EEG) to the Neurology Unit at the…More

Being a doctor in Nigeria: Challenges and opportunities for change


Over the past few years, there have been many anecdotal reports about the challenges that doctors and by extension, other health workers face working in…More

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