Torchlight Series

Record and Respond: How one Zaria Hospital is Tackling Maternal Deaths 


The ancient city of Zaria in Kaduna State is one of the most famous cities in Northern Nigeria. Aside from its cultural history, it is…More

Remind Me: A tech solution to improve immunisation coverage in Nigeria  


If you make your way along the busy Herbert Macaulay road in densely populated Yaba, Lagos State, you may hardly notice the building housing the…More

Tackling the challenge of child malnutrition in simple ways: Kaduna State’s approach


It’s cold and dusty, a typical harmattan morning for the residents of Barnawa, a suburb of the city of Kaduna, in Kaduna South local government…More

End Stigma: Mission to provide healthcare for Nigeria’s leprosy community


Alheri Community in Yangoji Village, Kwali Area Council in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is home to more than 500 people, made up primarily of…More

The fight against Lassa fever: Will it prepare Nigeria for future epidemics?


It is not unusual to talk about challenges and at the same time seek out available opportunities. Speaking about opportunities presented by Lassa fever can be…More

Isolate & Cure: Katsina could stop spread of outbreaks with isolation centres


A one-year-old child with suspected measles is lying in one of the small rooms outside the emergency paediatric unit of the General Hospital, close to…More

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