Health workers declare nationwide strike

Others include Dr. A. B. Akintola, President, Senior Staff Association of Universities Teaching Hospitals, Research Institutes and Associated Institutions, SSAUTHRIAI and Dr.Ezekiel Popoola, General Secretary; Dr. O. Ogbonna, President, Nigerian Union of Alied, Health Professionals, NUAHP; the General Secretary, Martin Egbanubi; Hassan Makolo, National President, Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational & Associated Institutions, NASU, and […]

Key workers and public services need more support, say UK unions

“Unions pushed for the job retention scheme. Millions of livelihoods were saved – both employees and the self-employed,” she will say.From this Thursday, it will be just 45 days before the JRS ends. That’s the notice period that companies have to give if they intend to make mass redundancies.

Spirit Molecules: Allies for Healing from Trauma

Without question, the current paradigm of substance abuse treatment as the orthodox approach exemplifies is a failure. Treatment efficacy is so poor in inpatient rehabilitation programs and government agencies like the Indian Health Service, that most agencies will not provide measures or outcome statistics. I have consulted on many cases where I have been deeply […]

Ayahuasca and Its Potential to Treat PTSD

However, there is some research suggesting positive therapeutic benefits of ingesting Ayahuasca. One study found that a single dose of Ayahuasca had rapid, sustained antidepressant effects in patients with recurrent depression who had not responded well to medication in the past. In another study examining a six-month evaluation of the ingestion of Ayahuasca on psychiatric […]

Living Purposefully After Trauma

In one study, most individuals indicated that their involvement in a traumatic occurrence enabled them to develop new perspectives on life. Another study found that burn victims’ experiences of life following injury involved feelings of grief, accepting what could not be changed, but not feeling “resigned” to one’s fate. Feelings of purpose and gratitude were also reported.

Psychedelics and the Out-of-Body Experience

“i had read about OBE’s earlier though i have no practical experience with it. so i pictured my ‘astral’ legs lifting out, then my arms, then my torso. i felt no different. as i pictured my ‘astral’ head coming free i started feeling tingling all over my skin especially in my face. it was like ‘whoa!’ […]

How to Best Approach COVID-19 Research

the rise of “open access” journals the creation of online repositories for unpublished manuscripts Open access at its most fundamental simply means that nobody should have to pay to read the results of scientific studies. The general rationale is that if my tax dollars paid for the grant, I should be able to see the results […]

Edo 2020: I want INEC to conduct free, fair elections — Obaseki

“The governor here is the chief security officer in the sate, but here they are bringing more security officers into the state to assist him in maintaining peace.

Coronavirus: Why is Wales not testing over 65s as in England?

Coronavirus: Anger over lack of PPE for nurse Gareth Roberts Coronavirus: 75 care homes in Wales with cases of coronavirus Coronavirus: Minister calls review after Cardiff test centre closure What happened to the targets?There was a target of testing 5,000 people a day by mid-April, rising to between 8-10.000 by May. But that was clearly […]

‘Utter shambles’: GPs and medics decry NHS test-and-trace system

Family doctors are disadvantaged in the search for tests because, unlike hospitals, GP surgeries do not have occupational departments, which could organise a test for them. A female GP in Gloucester had to self-isolate for six days before she could get a test for her child. Another family doctor, who was told to go to […]