Strengthening Health Systems

We are leading a massive national data collection project with a focus on Primary Health Centre. We are alos supporting community journalists to report on health systems as a powerful strategy towards strengthening healthcare infrastructure.

By amplifying local voices and shedding light on healthcare challenges and successes, our programme fosters transparency, accountability, and public engagement. Their invaluable reporting empowers communities to advocate for improved health services, ultimately driving positive change and advancing the resilience of health systems.

Video Spotlight

Hospitals of Horror

Jul, 20, 2022

An investigative report where findings revealed that women in the rural community of Ode-omi waterside, in Ogun state Nigeria spend 2 hours on a canoe to access primary healthcare. Midwives are not easily accessible during childbirth, leading to pain and anguish for pregnant women.

Our impact on strenghtening primary health institutions

Citizens Reached16 million

16 million

Beneficiaries1.6 million

1.6 million



Challawa River: Where miners take the cash and the people…

Aug, 04, 2022

The plights of the community started sometime in 2011, when some young men discovered that the river is enriched with a typical soil particle coded ‘river sand’, which is usually found near river banks and streams and used in the construction of buildings.

Nigeria’s oil producing communities battling poor health systems

Aug 23, 2022

Details: “There is no working health center here to treat anyone. We are always running helter-skelter to save ourselves. Those who can afford it struggle to take their people to Igbokada and some even die before getting to Ugbonla for emergency treatment. The distance between Igbokoda is too far from us,”

Snake Island, where death of pregnant women is a norm

Aug 23, 2022

Snake Island has over 30, 000 residents and it can be accessed from Ijegun-Egba Jetty, in Satellite Town, Apapa, Badagry, and Ojo. It is also home to Ibeshe beach, and closer to Ilashe beach than CMS jetty. In addition to being home to Nigerdock Shipyard, it sits close to Nigeria’s busiest seaport.


IDPs: How Dearth of Accessible Healthcare Facility Threatens Thousands of Lives in Apo

Sep 01, 2022

5,776 internally displaced people (IDPs), about 897 households, from Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states occupy 2,000 housing units at Abundance Resettlement in Wassa district, Apo Area, Abuja. After fleeing the decade-long insurgency ravaging Nigeria’s Northeast…


Katampe – A community where potable water is scarce and residents drink from hand dug wells

July, 20, 2022

“The electricity supply in the area is epileptic, and accessing borehole water is also a bit difficult. We hope to see changes in the provision of amenities. Sometimes we have to trek for close to an hour to get water from the river…”

Each published story, had a mini-documentary and short video version for social media platforms like YouTube, and Reels leveraging the idea of #videoshorts. This idea was pivotal in the effort to strengthen health systems, reaching new audiences and advancing the evolution of storytelling.

These dynamic visual mediums offer a compelling avenue to convey the nuances of health systems, capturing the interest of diverse
audiences and facilitating a profound comprehension of the complexities at hand.

By embracing innovative narrative approaches, we broadened our reach, raised awareness, and inspired a collective determination to drive transformative progress within health systems.

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