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Isolate, trace and respond: How a new emergency operations centre has improved outbreak response in Kebbi


Dr. Assad Hassan had just graduated from the prestigious Nigeria Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (NFELTP) when he received the urgent call to take…More

Crib A’Glow: Saving tiny hearts in the FCT through technology


Placed on a hospital cupboard about two meters from the ground, the little box glows with a brilliant blue light, beautiful in the dark. Unlike…More

Immunisation Protects Our Herd: Nigeria Health Watch Forum 2019


Immunisation is a clear success story and its value in preventing and curtailing infectious diseases cannot be overemphasised. It prevents an estimated 2 to 3…More

Beyond Surgery: Gesse Centre’s innovative approach to fistula care in Kebbi


Gesse Vesico Vagina Fistula (VVF) Centre in Birnin-Kebbi is the only facility in the entire state of Kebbi providing care for women suffering from fistula.…More

A Different Kind of Charity; Empowering Orphanages to Fight Malnutrition in the FCT


Orphanages are not uncommon in Nigeria and across different parts of the globe. The United Nations Convention on the rights of the child makes it…More

Babymigo: How a Genius Company in Lagos is empowering mums using tech


Ever wondered how a Nigerian startup came to be listed as one of Time Magazine’s 50 Genius Companies of 2018, standing alongside global giants like…More

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