Tag: Advocacy

The National Health Act

Posted by florida - December 11, 2014 - Blog
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The National Health Act has been ten years in the making, as chronicled in this Nigeria Health Watch piece written by Felix Abraham Obi. The harmonised version was passed by both the lower and upper house of the National Assembly and submitted to President Goodluck Jonathan for assent on October 28th 2014. After nearly two months of advocacy […]

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#EbolaPolicyAdvocacySeries – Turning Ebola into an Opportunity for Public Health Law Transformation

Posted by florida - November 11, 2014 - Blog, EPAS Series
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On this week’s #EbolaPolicyAdvocacySeries, Dr. Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia calls for the urgent need to transform Nigeria’s public health law.  WHO’s certification need not make Nigeria and Nigerians complacent, to develop a “no longer our problem” attitude we are pretty skilled in, eager to move on the other next sensation. We are not out of the wood […]

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Introducing The Ebola Policy & Advocacy Series

Posted by florida - October 4, 2014 - Blog, EPAS Series
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  2014 may go down in history as, amongst other things, the year Ebola ceased to be a Congo disease and became instead a global phenomenon. The disease has emphasized the fact that infectious diseases respect no boundaries and are incapable of drawing a distinction between races, or income brackets.  The ways in which countries have […]

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