It has been argued that there is no such thing as “NO ABORTION”; there is either “SAFE” or “UNSAFE” abortion. While some countries have accepted abortion as a legal entity and part of health care services, abortion remains illegal in many other places, including Nigeria and many African countries. All over the world, abortion still carries… Read More The Battle Against Abortions
The struggle against cigarette smoking has been an impossible one. Smoking is an important social and health issue today as it was a century ago. In fact, the past century was dubbed the cigarette century. Despite the perceived extraordinary success in controlling combustible tobacco use, progress has stalled in reducing premature deaths from tobacco; primarily… Read More Electronic Cigarettes: Healthy or Hazardous?
Happy Father’s day. Okay, the Father’s day weekend has come and gone. It was an opportunity to celebrate the deserving Dads, and maybe appeal to (more like smirk) the consciences of those that have been absent where it mattered most. But, what about the Tough Women who have bravely shouldered the responsibilities of “Mum-and-Dad” all… Read More Mother, not Father!
Every year, on 14 June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day (WBDD). The event serves to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood. We cannot overemphasize the lifesaving role of blood donation. A single donation can potentially… Read More Give Blood. Give Now. Give Often
A big shout out to school management who take bullying very seriously. And for schools who do not have bullying policies, that is not good enough. For school who have a policy against bullying and not using it, do something about it. Listening to victims of school bullying is one heartbreaking experience. And to think… Read More One School Bullying is Too Much
My 80 years old elderly patient says she’s “sick and tired of being a caregiver”. Reason? Her client is “too old”. This springly lady enjoys life as a caregiver, and loves her client who I later finds out is even older. But it’s telling on her, and lately she’s not coping, especially with the lifting… Read More The Elderly Caregiver
Originally posted on Could Joseph and Imhotep have been the same person?:
The Israelites numbered about 70 when they first came to live in Egypt at the invitation of the Pharaoh whose vizier was Jacob’s 11th son Jospeh-Imhotep. They were allowed to live in the best part of the land; Goshen. Here they flourished and…