Torchlight Series

How 72-hour “makeovers” are transforming primary healthcare in Kaduna state

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How long does it take to transform a primary health centre, equip it and have it ready for business? The Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative…More

Global Health: Chatham House round-table re-defines development of bio-safety labs in developing countries

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In February, several global biosafety lab experts joined a roundtable organised by Chatham House in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja. They were seeking solutions to a major challenge facing the world…More

Fighting Lassa: Five lessons from three special hospitals managing most cases of Lassa fever in Nigeria

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At the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Mrs. Martha Okonofua moves around the ward with a smile. The Lassa Fever isolation ward at the hospital is…More

Can Art Heal? How a Lagos creative group is using Art as therapy

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Entering the Paediatric Oncology ward of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Yaba, where children are treated for cancer, you would naturally expect a solemn…More