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COVID-19 AND GOVERNANCE (4) WHO GUIDELINES AND COVID-19 IN NIGERIA By Otive Igbuzor

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is the directing and co-ordinating authority on international health within the United Nations System.[i] WHO experts produce health guidelines and standards and help countries to address public health issues. WHO also supports and promotes health research and has a membership of 193 countries and two associates. On 30th January 2020, […]

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COVID-19 AND GOVERNANCE (3) LEADERSHIP IN CRISIS: COVID-19 IN NIGERIA By Otive Igbuzor

The simplest definition of Leadership is the ability to lead others by influence. It is the capacity to influence, inspire, rally, direct, encourage, motivate, induce, move, mobilize, and activate others to pursue a common goal or purpose while maintaining commitment, momentum, confidence and courage.[i]  There are different kinds of leadership required for different times. Scholars […]

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COVID-19 AND GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA (2) APPROPRIATE RESPONSE TO COVID-19

From the response of governments across the world so far and guidelines from the World Health Organisation (WHO), we can delineate three ways to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic: Good Health System: Covid-19 has no cure and no vaccine to prevent it at the moment. The only way to treat is to manage the symptoms […]

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COVID 19 AND GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA (1) By Otive Igbuzor

Covid 19 is the name given to the disease associated with Corona virus that started in Wuhan, China towards the end of 2019. Corona viruses are viruses that circulate among animals but some of them are known to infect human beings. The virus is spread from human to human via small respiratory droplets through sneezing, […]