Torchlight Series

IntegratE; Breaking down barriers in the uptake of family planning services in Kaduna State


“I don’t want to be pregnant at this age. I want to continue my education’’. Says 17-year-old Precious Haruna as she comes out of a…More

Hand in Hand: Collaboration for better maternal health in Gombe


How do you get women in rural areas to discard harmful traditional maternal health practices and adopt the practice of going to health facilities for…More

The Ultimate #HealthMeetsTechNG Hack: Funding Healthcare with plastic waste


Where can you feel excited, anxious, inspired, passionate and enlightened, all within 72 hours? These were the emotions at the 2019 #HealthMeetsTechNG hackathon, held in…More

A Chill on Disease: Gricd Frij, a homegrown solution to Nigeria’s Cold Chain Constraints


When Oghenetega Iortm, CEO of GRICD, a cold chain and logistics company spoke at the 2019 Health Watch Forum in Abuja themed “Prevent Epidemics: Immunise,”…More

No More Absence: Abuja NGO works to improve menstrual health for schoolgirls


Sylvia Egar was 13 years old in 2017 when she started her period for the first time. Her mother had never discussed the menstrual cycle…More

Mamacare: Using health education to improve maternal and child health in Lagos State.


Lagos Island Maternity Hospital is one of the best known public health facilities in Lagos, which has for many years, served communities on Lagos Island…More

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