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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

Oloibiri to Abuja: Sustainable People-centered investments in primary and tertiary care


A blue Toyota Corolla pulled to a stop inside the hospital premises and a middle-aged woman helped a frail young boy into the outpatient unit.…More

Reducing maternal deaths: How one NGO is changing the narrative for new mothers in Ebonyi State


Lead Writers: Ugonna Ofonagoro, Michael Atima and McHenry Igwe It was a long drive to get to Odenigbo community in Ikwo Local Government Area (LGA),…More

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