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Let Us Pray for Patrick Sawyer. By Margaret Olele

On 30/Oct/2014 / In Articles

I am a Catholic. .. Now before flip past this page for what you may disdainfully consider as another religious ranting. Hold your fire. In the Catholic Church, it is common to have what we call prayer Intentions -[...]

What Happens During A Stroke

On 30/Oct/2014 / In Articles

  A stroke is a very scary thing: A vessel carrying blood to the brain becomes blocked or bursts, leaving the brain deprived of the essential oxygen and nutrients it needs to survive. In the minutes following a[...]

Opinions: The Healthcare System In The U.S

On 26/Oct/2014 / In Articles

  Something I learned during the first two years of the Obama administration, when the staff infighting was at its worst: if you wanted to get somebody to say something nice, ask them about Ron Klain.  [...]

Nigerian Soiciety of Physiotherapy Call for Nomination of Fellows

On 24/Oct/2014 / In Articles

Dear Esteemed member, Please find below the Nomination Form to nominate distinguished members of NSP home and abroad for consideration for the award of Fellow of the Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy, FNSP at the floo[...]

SURVIVING the Times. By Ayk Fowosire

On 24/Oct/2014 / In Articles

  Since deprivation has become something to be proud of by our elites, I suppose it is high time we talked about it. According to credible international studies, a stunning majority of my people live below the p[...]

Medical and Dental Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal Suspension From Practice: Dr. Udezue, Nnaemeka Obumneme

On 22/Oct/2014 / In Articles

In the Tribunal for the trial of Offences under the Medical and Dental Practitioners act cap M8, Laws of the federation of Nigeria 2004  In the Matter of the trial of offences under the Medical and Dental Practi[...]

Lessons from Ife. By Ayk Fowosire

On 19/Oct/2014 / In Articles

  Elsewhere, "the price of freedom is watchfulness"; back home, the price we pay to still be on this side of the here-and-now is fear. Legendarily, it is the fear of the future, the fear of the unknown[...]

Hit By A Car, An Emergency Doctor Experiences Firsthand The Shortcomings In ER Care

On 18/Oct/2014 / In Articles

  . Staff asked misguided questions, skipped tests and left the emergency room doctor in a hallway for hours.    It was just after 6 p.m. on December 7, 2011, when I went to meet a colleague for di[...]

NACA: Launch of Elimination of MTCT of HIV/AIDS Not a Political Jamboree

On 17/Oct/2014 / In Articles

We are compelled to react to the story in The PUNCH of 16th of October, 2014 which, unfortunately, misinformed the public that a major programme being implemented by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) ,[...]

Why Do We Find the Words ‘I’m Sorry’ So Rewarding? By Traci Pedersen

On 15/Oct/2014 / In Articles

  Have you ever been hurt by an unapologetic person? Most of us have. When this happens, it hurts, but we intuitively know the importance of forgiving the person anyway — for our own sake — simply to[...]

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