Torchlight Series

Lemonade from lemons: Survivor stands strong to end rape in Nigeria


One of the messages people circulate on social media and across the popular messaging platform WhatsApp is “If life gives you lemons, make lemonade”. The…More

Nigeria’s maternity wards go digital to audit births


When Dr. Bello Olubenga started out his career as a gynaecologist at Maitama District Hospital in Abuja, helping mothers deliver healthy babies was his biggest…More

The Men who Change Diapers: Men’s antenatal classes encourage better maternal health in Lagos


There are so many stories of giving birth in Nigeria. From good to not so great. These stories come from people in all classes of…More

A Brand New Maito: Renovated PHC caters to community health needs in Niger State


It is a dusty Tuesday morning in Maito village, typical of the early harmattan season. Men and women carrying farm equipment walk on either side…More

From land to sea: Improving maternal and child health access in Lagos State


Ensuring that people everywhere have access to affordable, quality healthcare at the point of need, is an imperative that requires urgent action. Access is one…More

Meet your Match: J Blood Artificial Intelligence connects blood donors to receivers in the FCT


Is there an alternative to blood for humans? The answer is no.One of the most vital requirements for a woman experiencing severe bleeding during childbirth…More

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