LAPAI MEDICAL CENTRE: Govt hospital where one nurse attends to 80 patients

LAPAI MEDICAL CENTRE: Govt hospital where one nurse attends to 80 patients

For a nation to be productive and recognised among world powers, its citizens must be healthy and have access to quality and affordable healthcare services when the need arises. Citizen Journalist DAN ATORI writes on the state of health facilities, budgetary allocation, citizens’ participation and government’s effort in Niger State.

 

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NIGER'S BUDGET TAKES TOLL ON MATERNAL, CHILD HEALTH

NIGER'S BUDGET TAKES TOLL ON MATERNAL, CHILD HEALTH

For a nation to be productive and be categorised among world powers, its citizens must be healthy and have access to quality and affordable healthcare services when the need arises. In this report, Citizen Journalist DAN ATORI writes on the state of health facilities in Niger State, budgetary allocation, citizens’ participation and government’s effort to move things forward.

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CITIZEN REP FARIDAH DEMANDS ACCOUNTABILITY FROM GLOBAL LEADERS

CITIZEN REP FARIDAH DEMANDS ACCOUNTABILITY FROM GLOBAL LEADERS

White Ribbon Alliance Uganda's Fridah Luyiga Mwanje represented demands from the people shared at Citizen's Hearings across the world. Faridah was joined at the event by the President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Global Artist Usher and Kweku Mandela (pictured above), grandson of the great leader, activist and citizen champion Nelson Mandela.

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'We must embrace citizen participation & leadership' says Honourable Joy Phumaphi

'We must embrace citizen participation & leadership' says Honourable Joy Phumaphi

As global policymakers, we have a duty to form a bridge between political leaders at the United Nations and the citizen advocates, local councilors and leaders of all political parties at the national level. Good governance relies on engaged communities and civil society that can hold governments to account for their commitments. When political leaders and citizens work together, results are assured, progress made and sustainable development achieved.

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