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Reflections on World Cancer

IT has been established that affordable funding increase can save three million lives per year from cancer in low and middle income countries (LMICs) by the year 2030. Indeed, new data projects that US$18 billion increase in funding per year by the international community could result in a 30% reduction in cancer deaths in LMICs by 2030.

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Public Private Partnership Venture

DEVELOPMENT is a process and not an event. It is in this vain that many are of the view that projects started but not completed by one regime should be continued by succeeding regime.
It is also an undeniable fact that development is a share responsibility and required the joint effort of both government and the private sector to pool resources together to enhance socio-economic advancement.

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Empowering The Smallholder Farmer To Be Market Savvy

GROWING demand for agricultural products from Africa, for food, feed, industry and fuel has become the foremost issue confronting the continent's agricultural sector today.

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Nobel Prize For Honourable Members Of Ghana’s Parliament

The wisdom of our African ancestors is reflected in this proverb that says: “what cat saw and quietly closed its eyes, dog did not see even its shadow before it started backing ‘hooo’-‘hooo’-hooo’!”

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Facing Adaptive Challenges

Changes in societies-markets, customers, competition, and technology worldwide are forcing organizations to clarify their values, develop new strategies, and learn new ways of operating.

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Cultivating Professional Bravery

JOHN McCain, onetime prisoner of war, has defined courage as a brief, singular occurrence: "that rare moment of unity between conscience, fear, and action, when something deep within us (love, honour, duty etc.) fires our resolve."

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ORAL ANTI-DIABETIC MEDICATIONS: What You Need To Know

WE had an interesting time with our diabetics last week. Wednesdays are the diabetic’s clinic days. We decided to educate the clients on oral anti-diabetic medications. This is a feedback from the Disposal of Unused Unwanted Medicines Programme (DUMP). A client asked why we were focusing on oral anti-diabetic medications. Lack of understanding of the disease and medications contribute to in appropriate use of medications and a drawback to the achievement of treatment outcomes.

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A memo to ECOWAS heads of state

I AM touched by your concern over the Boko Haram issue in Nigeria and your decision to try and help Nigeria defeat the terrorists who have made life so impossible for the residents of North-East Nigeria.

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