COVID-19 Creates Perfect Storm for Nigeria's Healthcare System

With the easing of Nigeria's lockdown restrictions, it is clear that the COVID-19 pandemic is adding to the already overburdened healthcare system. From transport restrictions, to anxiety among healthcare workers, from stigmatisation to fear, fewer Nigerians are accessing the health services they need, writes Vivianne Ihekweazu in Nigeria Health Watch. 

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