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Growing Ebola Epidemic Has Been Underestimated and Ignored: Interview with Laurie Garrett

‘The World Health Organization is warning that the number of new Ebola cases in West Africa is growing faster than relief workers can manage. The organization says that thousands are at risk of contracting the virus in the coming weeks and more medical professionals are urgently needed to help contain the outbreak. 234 more words


What is health?

Okay, fasten your seatbelt. This post is not of the light and airy type. I’ll tell you up front, it is about the definition of health. 229 more words


Stigma and Mental Health

So, I have been telling people I know about this blog I started. I, of course, I am very excited. Firstly, because it is a thrill for a tech-idiot like me to be doing something like this. 728 more words


Why are western health workers with Ebola flown out, but locals left to die? | Joseph Harker | September 15, 2014

The death of Dr Olivet Buck after the WHO refused to fly her out of Sierra Leone is not just wrong: it’s making the Ebola epidemic worse… 875 more words

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Ebola and the failure of the West to react

*Liam Maddrell

Brisbane 15th September 2014 (Alochonaa): Last week’s ‘Ebola scare’ on the Gold Coast in Australia highlighted yet again the dangers and fears associated with this virus, and why governments around the world, particularly in the affluent West need to start treating the… 1,516 more words


No one else can play your part

“Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create that fact.”  – William James

Today, the 10th of September, is World Suicide Prevention Day. 448 more words

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World's Top 10 Heaviest-Drinking Nations

A World Health Organisation (WHO) report has been released which details the levels of alcohol consumption across the world, revealing an interesting order of countries in the top-ten heaviest drinkers. 506 more words