vaccine patent waiver

An interview with Barrister Davidson Oturu The COVID-19 pandemic is one major global health challenge that cannot be forgotten in a hurry. When COVID-19 broke in 2019, not many could foresee the amount of disruption

child marriage

The President of Women Community in Africa, WCA, Khadijah Abdullahi says tackling child marriage is a vital step to solving the rising incidence insecurity, as well as high number of out-of-school children, malnutrition and low

taxes on Carbonated drinks

Professor of Endocrinology at the University of Abuja, Felicia Anumah has urged the Federal Government to see the move to levy producers of carbonated drinks, as an opportunity to check the rising incidence of diabetes

Nigeria’s popular author and story teller, says NIGERIA has all it takes to make the country malaria free. Braithwaite stated this at the launching of one of her books in Abuja, titled “End Malaria’ in

The Global Director, Developing 8 (D-8) Organisation – Health and Social Protection Programme (D-8 HSP) and former Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) Dr. Ado Muhammad says Nigeria could rapidly

A meat scientist at the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, Dr. Isaiah Okere has warned against the use of chemicals for the preservation of meats and food items as he says they

FG Should Provide High-Tech Radiological Equipment in Every Senatorial District for Rural Dwellers The President of the Association of Radiologists in Nigeria, (ARIN) Prof. Sule Saidu says Nigeria may currently have less 300 trained Radiologists

Research and development

The Federal Government has been called upon to make Research and Development (R&D) a top pirority so as to avoid a fire brigade approach to issues when the need arises. A Prof. at the National


The Director General of the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) Dr. Obi Peter Adigwe says unless Nigeria develop its own capacity to produce medicines and vaccines, the country is going no where.

The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) says Nigeria needs to develop a more proactive way of addressing African problems with African solutions. The Director General of NIPRD Dr. Obi Adigwe stated this