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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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