Environmental Justice in Global Health: Towards the Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals

An important aspect of driving behavioural change is implementation advocacy. Nigeria, as a country, is not short on policies, including those designed for conserving the environment. The challenge has however been a lack of proper implementation of the projects derived from these policies. The need to bridge the gap between policy and implementation has been belabored but cannot be overemphasized. On the bright side, a lesson from the current context is that the policies made to manage the new coronavirus pandemic have been enforced to some extent in some Nigerian states. However, this will for enforcement should not end with the pandemic but should be continuous.

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