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I am under no illusion that unless the blame game is dropped, the NPP government will be incapable of operationalizing all these health facilities before the next general election.

Finding a Cure Whilst Dealing With Reality

“The greatest scientific discovery was the discovery of ignorance. Once humans realised how little they knew about the world, they suddenly had a very good reason to seek new knowledge, which opened up the scientific road to progress.” Yuval Noah Harari

The youth cannot wait for a yet to be identified appointment time to take over the reins. We are not doing just fine, and that message must be sent without any ambiguity. In fact, it is delusional and deceitful to ...

Are We Serious About Bridging Our Health Disparity Gap?

The late Alvin Toffler one of the renowned futurists of the twentieth century had this view of how society treated the youth; “The secret message communicated to most young people today by the society around them is that they are not needed, that the society will run itself quite nicely until they – at some distant point in the future – will take over the reins. Yet the fact is that the society is not running itself nicely… because the rest of us need all the energy, brains, imagination and talent that young people can bring to bear down on our difficulties. For society to attempt to solve its desperate problems without the full participation of even very young people is imbecile.”

Truth is, healthcare now is heavily reliant on data. Unfortunately, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa have had very little interest in this new raw material.

The Disconnect in Health Advancement

Eric Topol in his book, The Patient Will See You Now, painted this picture about the future of healthcare delivery; “It may just mean that the best way to cut the ever-increasing costs of health care around the world will be to provide cheap smartphones with Internet service to those who otherwise could not afford to buy them.”

Another example can be seen in the restoration of nurses’ allowances which dominated the 2016 election campaign. At the time of that debate ...

The Health Story We Are Told and Why We Believe It

According to Patrick Rothfuss “It’s like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their head. Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story.”

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