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But, in reality, this must not be a cause for celebration. It is not because, with a population growth rate of 2.25% ...

A Health Debate of Russian Roulette

Christophe Galfard in his book, The Universe in Your Hand, argues that “a clock that is moving through space at a very fast speed does not tick at the same rate as a slow-moving watch gently attached to your wrist as you stroll on a tropical beach. The idea of a universal time – a godlike clock that could somehow sit outside our universe and measure, in one go, the movement of everything in it, how its evolution unfolds, how old it is and all that – does not exist.”

I understand the political ramifications of any conversations around trainee nursing allowances. However, I struggle to make sense ...

File image: Trainee nurses celebrate the restoration of training allowances under the NPP government.

Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.” Steve Jobs

The fact is, our health system always makes and breaks our hearts. It does because whilst a lot of good goes on, ...

A tale of two halves. Image Courtesy of Contract Surfaces, Inc.

According to Saidi Mdala, “bad luck is what results when bad things happen to you unprepared, or when you neglect to do what you have to do when you are supposed to do it.”

I would conclude by asking, “if spending potentially 38% of our total health expenditure or 2.4% of our GDP on otherwise useless medicines does not push us to rethink our national approach in this area, what would”?

Are Safe and Effective Drugs for All a Mirage or Reality? Image credit - expressrx

Roy T. Bennett in The Light in the Heart argues “Do not let the memories of your past limit the potential of your future. There are no limits to what you can achieve on your journey through life, except in your mind.” The 25th of September 2019 was World Pharmacists Day, celebrated this year with the theme “Safe and effective medicines for all.”

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