WHO election and the campaign against African health experts, By Tami Hultman
There is a last-minute attack on the candidacy of Tedros Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia.
Meningitis: Nigerian govt’s failure to heed early warnings, produce vaccines locally causes over 800 deaths
In July 2015, the World Health Organisation predicted an outbreak of Meningitis C in Nigeria and some other African countries in 2016
Meningitis: A killer disease Nigeria was not prepared for
At least 489 people are believed to have died from meningitis in the past few months.
INVESTIGATION: Eleven years after ban, Chloroquine still used for malaria treatment in Nigeria
NAFDAC says it is constrained in putting a blanket ban on chloroquine in Nigeria because of other indicators.
282 deaths: What Nigerian govt, affected states are doing about meningitis outbreak
At least 282 deaths have so far been recorded across five states due to the disease.
EXCLUSIVE: Experts react as Buhari administration fails to appoint heads of Nigeria’s tertiary hospitals
About 20 of the 52 federal health care centres across Nigeria do not have substantive heads.
INTERVIEW: Doctors in public hospitals shouldn’t be allowed to run private clinics – NMA President
The Nigerian surgeon spoke on funding, brain drain, medical tourism, and other issues affecting the country’s health sector.
Nigerians groan as government fails to implement health law
A critical component of the unimplemented law is the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund.
INTERVIEW: How we protected 5,700 Nigerian children from polio paralysis – NPHCDA Executive Director
Emmanuel Odu spoke about how his agency handles immunisation, the plans to revitalise primary healthcare centres and other pertinent health issues – NPHCDA
Health Funding: Endless wait for Abuja on Abuja Declaration
Budgetary allocation to the health sector in Nigeria has consistently hovered around the 5 per cent mark at best.
Nigeria and the challenge of ending Female Genital Mutilation
South-Western Nigeria has the highest prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation