HEALTH CARE: From one general hospital to 20 in 21 years in Anambra

By Vincent Ujumadu By 1999 when the current democratic dispensation came into being, Anambra State had only one developed general hospital and that was the Onitsha General Hospital. Though there were other general hospitals located in some local government headquarters, they were more or less glorified health centres as most of them lacked the basic […]

Louisiana asks for 100s of health workers as hospitals hit capacity: ‘We’re treading water’

Dr. Amanda Logue, chief medical officer at Lafayette General Medical Center, said “our hospital is full and our ICU is full.” The hospital has transferred patients to as far as Mississippi, she said, and is quickly running out of space and staff. Logue added the system, which typically welcomes transfers into its facilities, has declined […]

What is Heads Together, and what is the latest campaign Mental Health at Work about from the mental health charity supported by Kate Middleton, Prince Harry and Prince William?

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Menstrual hygiene: PM’s speech motivates social workers to debunk myths better

Sharma, who has been serving meals to the underprivileged in Delhi-NCR, and has also taken up the cause of menstrual hygiene, adds, “In the present time (of pandemic), it’s difficult for many to even get two square meals a day; buying sanitary pads has become an unthinkable luxury. So, we decided to help women have […]

First Lady Melania Trump offers sympathy for COVID-19 victims and addresses racial unrest

First Lady Melania Trump offered what was the most open acknowledgment of the toll taken by the coronavirus during the Republican convention so far, expressing sympathy for those grieving lost loved ones, and in her speech, she also said that the U.S. has more work to do to address racial unrest and division. 

Frontline workers contract COVID-19 infection

“Frontline workers especially policemen and those in the civic body require protection as they are dealing with patients outside of the hospitals, including some who may be asymptomatic carriers of the virus. Even though they have face shields and protective equipment, they need to have days of rest and isolation so they do not contract […]

Nigerian First Lady, Aisha Buhari, returns from medical treatment

” I recall hosting the private healthcare Providers earlier in the year and we had a very productive engagement where the issue of building the capacity of Nigeria health sector was the major focus, and funding was discovered to be the major challenge.

‘The first lady’s night’: GOP features Melania Trump

Yet a number of GOP speakers repeatedly misrepresented Biden’s agenda, falsely accusing him of proposing to defund police, ban oil fracking, take over health care, open borders and raise taxes on most Americans. They tried to assign positions of the Democratic left to a middle-of-the-road candidate who explicitly rejected many of the party’s most liberal […]

First Lady Addresses Pandemic, Racial Unrest in Convention Speech

He has 10 weeks to make his case before Election Day, but the polls show Biden leading by an average of 7.6 percentage points, according to an aggregation of polls by the Real Clear Politics website. However, Biden’s edge is a bit thinner in several key battleground states that could once again prove decisive in the […]

First Lady Addresses Pandemic, Racial Unrest in RNC Speech

Melania Trump also discussed racial unrest in the United States that followed the May 25 death of a Black man, George Floyd, while in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Republicans have condemned Floyd’s death but focused most of their convention attacks on Democrats, who they say will not end street violence in the U.S. generated by demonstrations […]