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In the past few days, we have witnessed two horrific acts in our area: an incident of racial slurs and threats at a sporting event in BYU and a grocery store shooting in Bend, Ore. While these two incidents are unrelated, they are both…

FG’s callous road repair practices

THE contempt of public authorities for Nigerians is replicated on the 127.6 kilometer long Lagos-Ibadan highway. The resurgence of traffic jams on the nation's busiest highway due to ongoing road repairs in the Otedola-Secretariat section…

2022 RhPAP Rhapsody Awards Winners

Content of the article The Rhapsody Physician Award was presented to Dr. Karen Lundgard of Peace River, Alberta. Photo by SUPPLIED. The Rural Health Professions Action Plan (RhPAP) The 2022 Rhapsody Awards honored…

Opinions of our readers May 26, 2022

Violence in the PAa national disgrace The barbaric and violent casteist agitation, arson and burning of buses, minister's and MP's houses in Amalapuram to protest the renaming of Konaseema district to Dr Ambedkar konaseema is a national…

Overcoming Barriers to Health Equity

Physicians are often frustrated when systemic barriers prevent them from providing high quality care to all of their patients. But there are steps every physician can take to overcome these barriers and ensure health equity.This was one of…

Students bake buns for Ukraine

The kind-hearted students of the Steiner School use their baking skills to raise funds for the benefit of the citizens of war-torn Ukraine. A group of sixth-grade students decided to hold a bake sale after learning about the…

Mother Nature’s gift to all

The Japanese call it "forest bathing". In Canada, your doctor may prescribe you not a pill but a free national parks pass. Your mom probably told you to "get out there and breathe some fresh air." Forest bathing is described as “the…

822,000 students enrolled in schools

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION executive director Sanet Steenkamp said 822,000 students have been enrolled in schools across the country this year, while 65,000 reside in hostels.Steenkamp said the 65,000 students make up just 8% of public school…

Universal health care possible – Venaani

As he tabled a motion on universal health care this week, official opposition leader McHenry Venaani claimed that only 18% of Namibians had regular access to private health services. The President of the People's Democratic Movement (PDM)…

Legal Update Resolution No.89.22 | Denton

On February 21, 2022, Resolution No. 89/22 of the Federal Ministry for Productive Development was published in the Official Gazette. Through this resolution, the open information system for the community (System of Información Abierta a…

Mental health is a priority

Mona Abu Hammoor Amman - A "psychological epidemic", as experts described it in al-Ghat, the psychological impact of "corona" on members of the community is overwhelming and disturbing.The effects of corona are not only physical, but also…

Too much booze in Wonthaggi, he says

Do we have a problem with alcohol in Wonthaggi? Is it different here than elsewhere?Bass Coast Shire councilor Les Larke thinks so, so much so that he wants the council to limit the number of liquor outlets in the town.…