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Affichage des articles du octobre, 2017

Nigerian federal Medical centers treatment shambles kill thousands unnecessarily

Quack doctors , callous nurses, and inept medical administrative staffs are killing thousands of people on a daily bases  in our various Nigerian hospitals (FMC) due to failures, basic errors and neglect of patient’s security with absolute legal impunity even in the case of preventable loss of lives.
 The Federal medical centre located  in the capital city of Asaba in the delta state Nigeria ,  On a sprawling sign board the FMC could be seen occupying massive  hectares of land through the Nnebisi Road and the hospital Road on the west end of the city. The FMC  Asaba  has been approved  officially for five departments  of the hospital and it is the main provider of a tertiary level care. As a major tertiary institution, it is expected to provide  sophisticated and intensive  specialized services that include general medicine, paediatrics, obstetrics, gynaecology, various branches of surgery , psychiatry  and emergency medicals.
 But,despite these qualifications our investigations in va…

The Atlantic slaughter of the innocent deserves some outrage.

As I stumbled  on this image by Santi Palacio the  Italian photographer.... I felt a pang of pain and could not help with tears coming to my eyes. It was  not only a moment of horrific defeat for our  humanity, but also for me as an African it was a moment of a heart broken experience mixed with an explosive indignation yet not enough words to relate my sentiments. Knowing that no one in his right mind can fully imagine the extreme tormentation they have endured before this fatal misfortune and  the untold anguish of such a painful journey.... A journey towards the nothingness. I am truly convinced that there is no such thing  as  justice in the world.
After undergoing so much deprivation and distresses, pains and agony across the deserts to the coasts of North Africa, a massive number of the sub -Saharan Africa  have died in a bid to cross the Atlantic ocean to Europe. But what makes this atrocity so horrendous  is the oblivious nature of the crime.... The outrageous  indifference o…