One cold evening in 2005 I was with my cousin in Grays, a quiet town in Essex County some 35 km east of London. Glued to the computer screen as was my wont for several hours every day, I was utterly oblivious to my surroundings until I began to hear a barely audible, almost musical … Continue reading Universal Health Coverage – the right thing, the smart thing
We learnt more than clinical medicine at the bedside. We also learnt that poverty and ignorance could make people deadly sick. We learnt that illness could also further slide already poor people into deeper poverty. We learnt that a lot of people were suffering from acute and chronic diseases but could not help themselves. We … Continue reading From compassion and charity to health economics
Individually and collectively, we need to build a Nigeria that our children can be proud of. Some have to start from a point of patriotism and optimism and work to give the rest something to be patriotic and optimistic about.