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When the Ghana Government plays “pilolo” with us.

The Necessary Evil of Engaging the Health Establishment

In George Bernard Shaw’s view, “the reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”

Many seem to confuse healthcare cost with the amount of money they need to pay out when they have an episode of ill-health and fail to have an idea of what the true cost of ill health is.

Winning the War Against Illicit Health Practitioners

“In order to get a holistic explanation, anthropology often has to upend common sense and question what gets taken for granted. Anthropology prompts us to reconsider not only what we think we know – what it means to be affluent, why blood matters, what constitutes reason – but also the terms by which we know it.” -Matthew Engelke

How can it be that infant deaths have been cut by over 70% and the population growth rate is 2.2% but our population profile has virtually stagnated? The answer lies in a critical look at ...

Staying Alive; What the Numbers Say

“Without realizing that the past is constantly determining their present actions, they avoid learning anything about their history. They continue to live in their repressed childhood situation, ignoring the fact that this no longer exists, continuing to fear and avoid dangers that, although once real, have not been real for a long time.” - Alice Miller

To start with, public nursing training is reliant solely on government funding and thus numbers are determined by budgetary allocation ...

File image – Ghanaian student nurses celebrate the restoration of nursing training allowances.

“All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.”

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