Torchlight Series

Drops of refreshing dew: The Centre bridging the gap for special needs children in Abuja


It’s a bright sunny afternoon in Nigeria’s capital city of Abuja, and in a small bungalow in a highbrow Maitama estate, about 20 children between…More

#ArewaMeToo and the Centre Giving Sexual Abuse Survivors a Voice in Niger State


Mary (not her real name) is an 11-year-old girl preparing for her Common Entrance Examination. She is a kind, cheerful and brilliant girl according to…More

Further Together: Collaboration for UHC in Africa by 2030


As we entered Rwanda’s airspace and began our final descent to the Kigali International airport, I looked out of my window, eager to get my…More

Can a passionate workforce make up for the shortcomings in our PHCs?


The effective delivery of healthcare has many dimensions. While the focus is largely on the patient who is receiving the care, the other integral part is…More

Partnering for Accountability: Nothing About Us Without Us


Solving many of the challenges in health is a complex process and nobody can claim to have a silver bullet for any one problem. It…More

NGOs join hands to tackle malnutrition in Benue’s IDP camps


The morning sun is rising at Abagana Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp, Benue state. Eunice Gabriel sits outside a classroom hall, peeling cassava with her…More

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