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Covid-19 Pandemic Case Study: Nigeria

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In Nigeria, the healthcare system was not prepared for the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more about how the pandemic affected a country where more than half the population lacks access to primary medical care while Nigerian doctors seek employment abroad.

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Date of Publication
December 2020
Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Washington, DC and Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union
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1. What Existing Domestic Challenges Are Being Amplified by the Pandemic? Which New Challenges Have Arisen Because of the Pandemic? 5

1.1 Accentuating the Healthcare Crisis 6

1.2 Policing the Lockdown and the Rise of Rights Abuses 7

1.3 Social Welfare Gaps 8

1.4 A New Wave of Corruption 9

2. What Is the Situation of the Health Sector? 11

3. How Does Your Country Trace Infections? 12

4. Will the Pandemic Have Lasting Political Effects? 13

5. Do You See Gender-related Effects? 14

6. How Could the Actions of the United States Be Helpful in Alleviating the Challenges Your Country Faces? 15

7. How Could the Actions of the European Union Be Helpful in Alleviating the Challenges Your Country Faces? 17

8. Which International Organisations Are Most Relevant for Your Country in This Situation and What Do You Expect of Them? 18