Dr. Ifeanyi M. Nsofor is the CEO of EpiAFRIC and director of policy and advocacy at Nigeria Health Watch, Abuja, Nigeria. He is a senior Atlantic Fellow for Health Equity at George Washington University and a senior New Voices Fellow at the Aspen Institute.
Globally, there are cases of people living with disabilities suffering untold hardships at home, in communities, hospitals, and hospices during the pandemic. This op-ed outlines five ways to meet their needs now, and in the case of future pandemics.
Remittances account for three times the global total of foreign aid. Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor, CEO of health consultancy group EpiAFRIC, explains how remittances from the African diaspora could unlock the financing needed to achieve UHC.
Unless the government -- and the international community -- work toward universal health coverage, poverty will remain constant in Nigeria writes Ifeanyi Nsofor, director of policy and advocacy for Nigeria Health Watch.