Torchlight Series

State-led medical outreach programme boosts healthcare delivery in Kebbi State


Nigeria’s healthcare investment is grossly inadequate, and resources are overstretched. A little over N356 billion is allocated for healthcare in the 2018 budget. With a…More

Time to think differently about healthcare financing: The #BrainGain4Naija Workshop


How do you raise the funds you need to scale up a healthcare venture in Nigeria? How do health sector entrepreneurs attract investors and funders?…More

The Joy Of Child Spacing While Giving Birth: One PHC’s Story


Rijiyar Lemu Model Primary Health Center (PHC) along Kano – Katsina road on the outskirts of Kano city centre is unlike many other PHCs in…More

Alapa: Why family planning is becoming a household name in Oyo State


The women who access family planning services at Okeolola Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) in Oyo town, Oyo State have a local name for their preferred…More

Future of Health 2018: Will the Brain Gain from Nigeria’s Diaspora revive the Health Sector?


‘Daddy, you know this would never have happened when you were working in Lincoln, right?” Dr. Olujimi Coker, Medical Director of Lagoon Hospitals, Lagos was…More

Driven by traditional leaders, a “magic” ointment is preventing deaths in newborns: A story from Sokoto


Gagi community on the outskirts of Sokoto in Northern Nigeria is a settlement where everyone knows each other. Modern and traditional style buildings sit side…More

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