Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria

Some see health care as a fundamental right, while others see it as a commodity. Universal health care (UHC) has progressed from an ambition to a reality in most industrialized countries in just over a century, but not all. However, for many people, particularly in poor countries, it remains a pipe dream. Never before has […]

There’s A Lot More Happening With Our Primary Healthcare Than You Think

The healthcare system bears a great deal of responsibility, and rightly so. Furthermore, Adam Smith famously stated that a nation’s wealth is dependent on its people because there is evidence of a link between health and economic advancement. The Primary Healthcare Journey (PHC) Policymakers and political actors tried unsuccessfully to expand healthcare facilities until Professor […]

A Roundtable On Vaccine Confidence and Education In Nigerian Communities

Maintaining and growing confidence in vaccination is an urgent public health issue. Research, development and communications around quality vaccines has been on the rise ever since. The COVID-19 pandemic gave us all a glimpse into what the world looks like without vaccination. Clinical trials and surveillance have shown that vaccines have a favorable safety and […]

2021 – A year of collaboration, connection and making impact

Welcome to 2022, and on behalf of the Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund, I would like to thank you for your support in the past year. Looking back, there is so much to be proud of. We recorded significant success and made progress in our key impact areas and this is due primarily to your unwavering […]

1.6 Million Vaccinations in 3 Months

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In September 2021 the Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund NSSF entered a partnership with the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) to support the vaccination of 1 million Nigerians across six states of the Federation (Adamawa, Edo, Imo, Katsina, Nasarawa, Ogun) by January 2022. The NSSF is pleased to announce that as of December 2021, […]

Covid-19 Vaccination in Ogun State

The Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund was ably represented by our General Manager, Dr. Fejiro Chinye-Nwoko, at the flag-off of the COVID-19 mass vaccination campaign held in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Monday. L-R, A member of the NPHCDA team; ED, NPHCDA Dr. Faisal Shuaib; Hon. Commissioner for Health, Ogun State, Dr.’Tomi Coker; GM/CEO, NSSF, Dr. Fejiro […]