Tag: Nigeria

Global Partnerships Lead to Empathetic Storytelling in Lebanon and Nigeria

Journalist interviewing local

Access to Health, Northwestern’s interdisciplinary health and human rights project, links Medill journalists with local partners, shedding light on global health and human rights issues. This article was originally published by the Office of International Relations. October 17, 2018 By Mira Wang In 2017, Elijah Atinkpo and his entire community were forcefully and violently evicted from

The Ebola Outbreak: Fast Facts and Resources

The global health world is abuzz this summer with the frightening spread of Ebola, a deadly virus that has emerged in frightening force over the past few months in West Africa. Officials are labeling the outbreak responsible for 826 deaths as of August 4, as organizations across the globe are stepping in to try and

HIV in Nigeria

There are 22.4 million people in Nigeria living with HIV, said a Fogarty scholar at a campus lecture Friday on the state of HIV in Nigeria. And though 750,000 affected people require antiviral therapy, only 198,000 people were treated last year—about 10 percent.  “This is an area that really bothers me,” said Ifeyinwa Rita Onwuatuelo,