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Living with Sickle Cell...

PEARL'S STORY Pearl Ama Amoateng is 24 years old and an E-Business Officer...

The Right to Strike

The Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) and its members and allied...

The Wage Gap Syndrome:...

The global economy is hit significantly due to the inequality in wages among...

Embracing Autism: A Privilege...

Children and individuals with autism or autism spectrum disorder (ASD or spectrum) are...

Living with Sickle Cell Disease

PEARL'S STORY Pearl Ama Amoateng is 24 years old and an E-Business Officer at Quality Insurance Ghana. Before the age of 13, Pearl was constantly falling ill but the doctors who were taking care of her did not know the "genesis" of her illness. She was constantly falling ill and that led a new doctor to recommend a test known as HB electrophoresis and she was diagnosed of being a Sickle Cell Patient with genotype SS. The Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is an inherited blood disorder that can cause stroke, pain, infections and other such symptoms. Pearl's Sickle Cell Diagnosis At the time, her mother was not aware of...

The Right to Strike

The Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) and its members and allied associations including the Ghana Physician Assistants Association and Ghana Association of Certified Registered Anesthetists withdrew their services on Monday, September 21, 2020. Does the public know the reason leading to the strike action? According to these associations, the decision to strike is part of their demands for improved conditions of service. What do these associations mean by demands for improved conditions of service? These are allowances due health workers. These are accommodation allowance, fuel allowance and on call duty allowance. For several years, these allowances were being paid by the facility. For example, if a nurse works at...

Today Not Tomorrow.

“Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That‘s why we call it the present,” Babatunde Olatunji. So what do...

The Value Of Family Heritage: (Inspiration From My Grandma)

It was last December when I travelled back to Sunyani, a city in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. I have an affinity for...

Liverpool takes Bayern to school

“Three-quarters of the Etihad Stadium fell silent, stunned. Some made for the exits, others searched for someone, anyone, to blame. The rest got ready...

A GREEN SOLUTION TO CLIMATE CHANGE

Throughout man’s history, times of crisis have yielded extraordinary innovation which has been the cornerstone to the conquering of many seemingly insurmountable challenges. One thing of importance has been the willingness to cooperate to    overcome these crises through...

A Little Peek Into My World

If you were to ask me when I first discovered my penchant for writing, I would point to when my father used to dictate stories for my younger brother and I to write down. I noticed then that even...

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What is Change?

Nature, And The Nature Of Environmentalism

Most people live their life surrounded by concrete, not nature. Some have racked up over a million miles of driving (flying) time during work...

Ignorance And Respect

We talk down to the maid like she’s a failed existence. We shout instructions to the less privileged as though he’s a fool. We...

Panic Attacks.

“Keep calm and carry on.” That’s what everyone tells you to do, right? When your chest is hurting and it feels like you...

Letting Go Of Your Perfect

The strive for perfection is timeless and elusive. We all want to do our best but having expectations built on perfectionism can end up...

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The Right to Strike

The Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) and its members and allied associations including the Ghana Physician Assistants Association and Ghana Association of...

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Embracing Autism: A Privilege And Duty

Children and individuals with autism or autism spectrum disorder (ASD or spectrum) are often ridiculed or stereotyped against due to their nature and as a result of a lack of understanding and knowledge about their condition. They are neglected,...

Decolonization Of The African Mind

It is not an easy situation to which I'm introducing this topic but, a landscape which has been captured by racism and interrogated by the Unknown; this is the reason why the black mind has been imprisoned, causing the...

Belongingness : A Privilege, Not A Guarantee.

A sense of belonging is a human need, just like the need for food and shelter. That is how important the sense of belonging is to the human psyche. Ever been in a situation where you felt desperate to belong...

My Country

To nurture your country’s soul is to build a future. A flag is a map, and to forget it is for an entire nation of souls to grow lost. There is a certain pervasive disdain for patriotism that I’d...
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Embracing Autism: A Privilege And Duty

Children and individuals with autism or autism spectrum disorder (ASD or spectrum) are often ridiculed or stereotyped against due to their nature and as a result of a lack of understanding and knowledge about their condition. They are neglected,...

Liverpool takes Bayern to school

“Three-quarters of the Etihad Stadium fell silent, stunned. Some made for the exits, others searched for someone, anyone, to blame. The rest got ready to party” Neil Jones. For those not of a Reds persuasion that was the outcome of...

A GREEN SOLUTION TO CLIMATE CHANGE

Throughout man’s history, times of crisis have yielded extraordinary innovation which has been the cornerstone to the conquering of many seemingly insurmountable challenges. One thing of importance has been the willingness to cooperate to    overcome these crises through...

Belongingness : A Privilege, Not A Guarantee.

A sense of belonging is a human need, just like the need for food and shelter. That is how important the sense of belonging is to the human psyche. Ever been in a situation where you felt desperate to belong...

My Country

To nurture your country’s soul is to build a future. A flag is a map, and to forget it is for an entire nation of souls to grow lost. There is a certain pervasive disdain for patriotism that I’d...

Stepping Outside Our Comfort Zone

When you take responsibility for your life, serendipitous events unfold and lead you to awaken your inherent wisdom. Getting out of your comfort zone is hard because as humans we have the tendency to expect the worst-case scenario of every...

Optimism, In A Stress-Filled World

Dr. Martin Seligman, a renowned psychologist, from his research presents an interesting piece of thought and advice: that, Optimism can be learnt. Indeed in his book "Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life", he indicates that one...

Why Persistence?

“I will persist until I succeed. Always will I take another step. If that is of no avail I will take another, and yet another. In truth, one step at a time is not too difficult. I know that...

Stay Focused.

In a world where we praise the multitasker, where devices with myriad functions are always considered superior, and where the ability to work from anywhere often means we never stop doing so, Focus is a skill too easily tossed...

Of Shoes And Giggles

          I am seated in a vehicle, an unlucky passenger to a truly abhorring exchange between a young man who looks to be in his late teens or early twenties and a member of what...
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Living with Sickle Cell Disease

PEARL'S STORY Pearl Ama Amoateng is 24 years old and an E-Business Officer at Quality Insurance Ghana. Before the age of 13, Pearl was constantly falling ill but the doctors who were taking care of her did not know...

The Right to Strike

The Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) and its members and allied associations including the Ghana Physician Assistants Association and Ghana Association of Certified Registered Anesthetists withdrew their services on Monday, September 21, 2020. Does the public know the...