Torchlight Series

Food for Thought – The Dako Community School Feeding Programme nourishing young minds


The drive seemed endless. The Nigeria Health Watch and TY Danjuma Foundation (TYDF) teams had driven for almost 40 minutes from Gwagwalada town, one of…More

Training for Quality Delivery: Brown Button’s drive to improve TBAs skills in Lagos


Alhaji Sulaimon Junaid wakes up at 5:30 a.m. every day to spend time with pregnant women waiting to deliver their babies in his birthing home…More

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

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