Thought Leadership Series

The Need for Access: Is Nigeria failing persons living with disabilities?


“I want everyone to remember, to reflect, that they are one fall away from being a person with a disability. How would you want to…More

While we were sleeping: Is Nigeria prepared for the next big global epidemic?


Editor’s Note: This week’s Thought Leadership piece comes from Dr. Ibrahim Mamadu, Health Emergencies Programme, WHO Nigeria. He asks whether Nigeria is prepared with its…More

Deliberate action to fight antibiotic resistance in Nigeria: World Antibiotics Awareness Week 2019


Since the discovery of Penicillin in 1928 by Alexander Fleming, antibiotics have continued to play a critical role in healthcare. Not only are they used to…More

Telling the whole story: Better science communication for national development


“When you think of Borno State, what is the first thing that comes to mind?” 31 Nigerians answered this question and their answers were –…More

“No be for Naija, We Love Life”: Demystifying Depression in Nigeria


Editor’s Note: This week’s Thought Leadership piece comes from Dr. Mike Adeyemi Lawal, he is a physician with experience in Global health, operational research and…More

The Breast Milk Substitute Code - Time for Implementation and Enforcement in Nigeria


Breast will always be bestThe importance of breastfeeding to improve the health and nutrition of infants and young children cannot be overemphasised. Breastfeeding gives children…More

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