Thought Leadership Series

Nigerian Youth Suicides: A call for holistic reforms


In May, Sahara Reporters in an article told the tragic story of a promising 400 level University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) student Chukwuemeka Akachi, who…More

Empty Promises: The Bane of Health Sector Reform in Nigeria


Editor’s Note: This week’s Op-Ed comes from Chiamaka P. Ojiako, a lawyer and health equity advocate. On this Democracy Day 2019, she writes about the…More

To the last mile – Can Nigerian states improve health access in rural areas through innovative finance mechanisms?


Editor’s Note: This week’s Thought Leadership piece comes from Nigeria Health Watch Director of Finance and Administration, Christopher Nnaji. In the midst of discussions around…More

Dear President Buhari; Without Health, We have Nothing


Dear President Buhari, congratulations on your election to a second term as president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. You are the second president to…More

The human cost of the lingering NHIS debacle


Jocelyne Agbo still thinks about the death of little Aliyu. The questions keep recurring – “Did he die because his father didn’t do everything he…More

How perceived side effects of contraceptives hampers family planning in Nigeria


Editor’s Note: This week’s blog comes from Nigeria Health Watch team member Dara Ajala-Damisa. She writes about choosing a family planning method as a young…More

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