Category: Nigeria

CHORUS at the ISUH 18th International Conference on Urban Health. 24 – 27 October 2022, Valencia, Spain

CHORUS has strong representation at the 18th International Conference on Urban Health this October. Held over four days in Valencia, Spain, and online, this year’s theme is ‘Growing our Global Community. Driving Action. Ensuring Equity’. CHORUS contributions are detailed below. Follow our updates during the conference on twitter @CHORUSUrban, and join our sessions either in…


Covid & Cities Blog – 4th in the series: Reflections on the government response to COVID-19 in Nigeria’s urban context, and thoughts for future pandemic responses

by Prince Agwu, Chinyere Mbachu and Obinna Onwujekwe, Health Policy Research Group, University of Nigeria, Nsukka Background Nigeria’s urban population growth rate is currently estimated at 4.1%, and the urban population is expected to double by over 200m by 2050. A burgeoning urban population could be regarded as both advantageous and disadvantageous, considering the increase…


Covid & Cities Blog – 2nd in the series

Role of the private sector in COVID-19 response in urban areas: Lessons from Ghana, Nepal, Nigeria and Bangladesh. by Helen Elsey The 17th International Conference on Urban Health (ICUH) was held on 6-8 July 2021. A key theme of the conference was urban governance and public health systems in the time of COVID-19. CHORUS –…