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Considering that many complain about the cost of medicines locally, I have been trying to understand why ...

The Financial Cost of Apathy. File image

“The refusal to take sides on great moral issues is itself a decision. It is a silent acquiescence to evil. The tragedy of our time is that those who still believe in honesty lack fire and conviction, while those who believe in dishonesty are full of passionate conviction.”

Anyone who has insight into Ghana’s pharmaceutical supply chain will know that in the late 1990s ...

Medicines; The Value For Money Matrix

Ha-Joon Chang in 23 Things They Don’t Tell You about Capitalism argues that “recognizing that the boundaries of the market are ambiguous and cannot be determined in an objective way lets us realize that economics is not a science like physics or chemistry, but a political exercise. If the boundaries of what you are studying cannot be scientifically determined, what you are doing is not a science.”

Some have said a clean mind resides in a clean body. Though this may be true, a few things I have observed around outpatient health facilities in Ghana make me wonder what sort of minds we leave health facilities with.

The Health Cost of Congestion

“In times of stress and danger such as come about as the result of an epidemic, many tragic and cruel phases of human nature are brought out, as well as many brave and unselfish ones.”

If you are a reader who has gotten this far and are in midlife with no idea what your chronic health status is, get yourself checked.

Chronic Diseases: My Personal Conversation. Image credit - medlife

In Laura Ingalls Wilder’s opinion “the real things haven’t changed. It is still best, to be honest, and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures, and have courage when things go wrong.”

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