Tag: Health Empowerment

The National Health Act

Posted by florida - December 11, 2014 - Blog

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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Health Empowerment: Do You Know Your Rights?

Posted by - April 30, 2012 - Blog, Community Health

Do you know your rights in respect of your health?  Do you know what to expect of the government?  Of your doctor? Your nurse? Other health care professionals? Do you know what you are entitled to under Nigerian law?  There is an assumption that people, particularly among the elite, know what their legal and human […]

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