By Ibukun Oguntola and Thelma Chioma Abeku (Lead Writers)

On the 1st of December every year, the world commemorates World AIDS Day, a day set aside to raise awareness about the HIV/AIDS pandemic, sharing progress and successes as well as identifying challenges in tackling the virus globally and locally. World…

By Thelma Chioma Abeku (Lead Writer)

Like many countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Nigeria continues to face challenges with meeting the health needs of its population, especially in sexual and reproductive health. Despite cuts in funding from international development partners for Family Planning (FP) services and the revision of the Nigeria…

By Patience Adejo (Lead Writer)

Sanitation and hygiene are cost-effective approaches against infectious diseases. However, this relatively inexpensive way of preventing infectious diseases seems to be neglected in most markets in Nigeria. The World Health Organisation (WHO) reports that an estimated 100 million Nigerians lack basic sanitation facilities.

The poor…

Bashar Abubakar (Lead Writer)

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a real and present global health security threat for almost two years now. Simultaneously, African countries like Nigeria have been experiencing an entirely different silent epidemic in the form of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). One such NCD is cardiovascular diseases, a set…

Chibuike Alagboso (Lead Writer)

Beyond being mandatory for the advancement of career prospects after graduation from university, completing the national youth service is a thing of pride for many Nigerian graduates. The process is so important that some Nigerians who complete their undergraduate studies in other countries return home to…

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