June 16, 2017

Discrimination 30,000 Feet Above: A Black Doctor’s Experience

By: Dr. Ashley Denmark, D.O. My experience of discrimination with Delta Airline Flight 2215 last week when I was not allowed to assist a passenger needing medical attention. It was supposed to be a relaxed flight. I’m a mother of two young children with a husband busy in his 3rd […]
December 13, 2016

50,000 Haitians still displaced 7 years after earthquake

It’s been about seven years since Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti recovered from the magnitude 7.0 earthquake on Jan. 12, 2010. But as many as 50,000 are yet to find a way out.
December 10, 2016

Women who get pregnant in advanced age need more care

Much work has been done to date on Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancy (HTSP) and has focused on delaying early pregnancies and safely spacing birth-to-pregnancy intervals but less attention has been paid to (Advanced Maternal Age) AMA and (High Parity) HP pregnancies, even though research has shown a number […]
December 7, 2016

Six officials arrested for allegedly raping vulnerable IDPs

After allegedly raping Internally Displaced Persons in North-Eastern Nigeria, three soldiers, two policemen and a prison official have been arrested.
September 2, 2016

September 10, 2016 is World Suicide Prevention Day

On September 10th, people around the world come together towards the common goal of preventing suicide. You can join in by checking in on someone you may be concerned about, and start a caring conversation with them, asking them how they’re going. Investigate ways of connecting with others who are […]
September 2, 2016

Nigerian doctor in England charged with having videos of sex with minors, snakes, dogs and horse

Cyprian Okoro, a Nigerian doctor from south-west London was on Thursday found guilty of storing extreme pornography on his mobile phone. The General Practitioner (GP) was charged on five counts of possessing extreme pornography and one indecent image of a child. 55-year-old Okoro, an avid pornography watcher, was arrested after […]
September 2, 2016

Man commits suicide and leaves a note for President Buhari

Chief Ekanem Edet, a fifty-year-old man has reportedly committed suicide after writing President Muhammadu Buhari a suicide note on Thursday. The chief, a native of Mbiabong Itam in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, was allegedly seen lifeless while hung to the roof of his room,  according to […]
July 29, 2016

Hillary Clinton addresses daughters, mothers and grandmas

“When a barrier falls in America, it clears the way for everyone’. That’s what many Americans think of the presidential aspirant, Hillary Clinton. Many are of the school of thought that her nomination does not “fix” anything fundamental in the country, but it does send a message that barriers can be […]