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Healthcare in Nigeria

10 Dec
It is not news that Nigeria’s Health Care System is not meeting the needs of its citizens. A 2018 Lancet study of global health access and quality ranked our health system 142 out of 195 countries assessed, a fact that factors such as health worker shortage contributes to.  The doctor-to-patient ratio is about 1:6500, and…
13 Nov
Quality medical care is a necessity in any society because of its effect on healthy living and quality of life. Good access to quality medical care again improves health outcomes; increased life expectancy and reduced costs. Patients with access issues may avoid seeking treatment with attendant consequences of increased morbidity and mortality. In most Nigerian…
5 Apr 2022
Nigeria spends more on healthcare than almost any of our neighbours – but we have very little to show for it. But why can't we use our digital genius to fix that? In fact – despite an almost five-fold increase in health spending since 2001 – we continue to have far worse health outcomes than…
18 Jan 2022
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has lamented that children in the region still lack access to health services, mainly due to insecurity and other forms of conflict.


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Casemiro believes Manchester United are on a "good path" and says playing for the Old Trafford giants makes him feel like an excited 15-year-old again.
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The All Progressives Congress campaign council (APC PCC) has applauded the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) over the extension of the naira swap deadline.
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Ahead 2023 general election, a Progressive Young Women Forum (PYWF), under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) is prepared to deploy 5,000 women for election monitoring in Kano.
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The House of Representatives Adhoc Committee on new naira re-design and naira swap policy has rejected the ten days extension granted by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for the exchange of old naira notes.
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Ahead of the visit of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential flag bearer in the forthcoming general elections, Atiku Abubakar to Zamfara State, the state governorship candidate, Dauda Lawal, has enjoined the people of Zamfara to turn out en masse to receive the former vice president and his entourage. Atiku Abubakar is scheduled to hold…