Torchlight Series

Global Health: Chatham House round-table re-defines development of bio-safety labs in developing countries

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In February, several global biosafety lab experts joined a roundtable organised by Chatham House in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja. They were seeking solutions to a major challenge facing the world…More

A ray of hope: Fighting codeine and tramadol abuse in Kano state

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“I would take two bottles of codeine in the morning and after like an hour follow up with 200mg of tramadol. At night I would…More

Fighting Lassa: Five lessons from three special hospitals managing most cases of Lassa fever in Nigeria

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At the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Mrs. Martha Okonofua moves around the ward with a smile. The Lassa Fever isolation ward at the hospital is…More

The story of Madadi: How an act of courage created a unique maternal care clinic in Kebbi

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Over the years, different methods have been applied to provide solutions to the long list of problems the world faces, from cutting down on carbon…More

Can Art Heal? How a Lagos creative group is using Art as therapy

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Entering the Paediatric Oncology ward of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Yaba, where children are treated for cancer, you would naturally expect a solemn…More

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