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Public Health in the News (10/15/17 - 10/21/17)

By Grace Bellinger – Blog Editor

Global

News

Exhibition - Magnum Photography Awards Winners 2017, The Photographers Gallery, London

Oct 2017: Jason Florio – currently in West Africa on a documentary assignment. Follow on Instagram for regular updates @jasonflorio / @floriotravels 66 more words
Photojournalism

Painting for healing

Azara woke up quite strong today. At least she wasn’t bedridden. Today it was only her going to the toilet every few minutes, even though we gave her medication for that. 438 more words

Ghana

Why I'm Trade-ing Up

I’ve been struggling to find a good way to broach this topic on this blog. It’s about some work I do in my extremely limited spare time for a nonprofit my dear friends put together. 1,255 more words

Africa Development: Entrepreneurship the Way Forward?

In recent years, Africa has experienced major economic growth achieving an average GDP growth of over 5% between 2001 and 2010. Unfortunately, the continent experienced economic decline between 2010 to 2015 revealing much of its achievements concentrated on its oil exporting economies while a highly valuable asset, Africa’s growing labour force, remained untapped.  438 more words

Opinions

Dispatches from Liberia: Monrovia

Slowly meandering above the Sierra Leonean coast, my first views of Africa emerged from the mist. Golden rivers, lit aflame by the sun, twirled and swirled across lush green wetlands. 1,208 more words

Travel

Afia Shwar and Abena Korkor: Breeds of a Sexually Perverse Society

Author: JayJay D. Segbefia, NAV
Accra, Ghana.
Story photo from here.

Sometimes I feel I am a total stranger in “this our country Ghana”. I spend three weeks of each month in the jungle so I tend to miss all the juicy nonsense that make the rounds in the news and on social media until the… 808 more words

West Africa