Africa / Health

Ebola

A week ago or so, an offensive article was published in the Yale Daily News – http://yaledailynews.com/blog/2014/10/29/stem-the-tide-of-ebola/ Lots of people on campus reacted to the stigmatisation and fear-mongering this piece presents. A friend of mine and I decided to offer a rebuttal to this piece, by writing this article for the Yale Herald Newspaper – http://yaleherald.com/op-eds/spreading-fear-spreading-ebola/ We … Continue reading

The Absence of Policy
Africa / Health

The Absence of Policy

I have sat for the whole day in a regional meeting about cancer registries in Africa, hosted by the West African Health Organization (WAHO). This is the health wing of ECOWAS. I have heard several presentations from delegations representing different countries on how to implement new changes in different communities but very little word of … Continue reading