Why AIDS Deaths, Infections Will Increase in Nigeria

As the world takes stock of 21 years, stemming the spread of HIV/AIDS and develop new protocol towards Universal Health Coverage in HIV, stakeholders fear the country’s programme may actually be heading towards a crisis. At a one-day sensitization meeting on Treatment Optimization Project for Lagos based Civil Society Organization, stakeholders expressed concerns that, with…

“Mental illness Increases in Northeast”

The years of alienation as Internally displaced persons, recurrent bombings and weakened health systems among others societal failings are already taking their toll on many people from the northeast part of the country. The health sector report on the Northeast Humanitarian Response for the month of November indicates that with the life time prevalence of mental…

Q & A: “Why our Health Insurance Needs Restructuring”

Dr Ayoola Sanu is the Medical Director Solid Rock Hospital in Ojodu Lagos State. An astute medical businessperson who says he grew his private practice for 25 years without a Bank Loan. He however, thinks the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) meant to cushion healthcare financing, presently is unfavourable to all stakeholders. How was the…

When Lagos Women Equip Maternity wards

Their mission is enviable and it is to save lives of more pregnant women when complications arise in the course of  birthing new lives. So, led by the wife of Lagos State governor and it’s chairman, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials, COWLSO, has commissioned five Intensive Care Unit, ICU. The ICU…