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Today, the race to find a vaccine against COVID-19 is on and again human trials will be required. We hope that this time, Africa redeems itself and fully plays its part in the writing of history.

COVID-19: The Rewriting of Africa’s Destiny

“My scars remind me that I did indeed survive my deepest wounds. That in itself is an accomplishment. And they bring to mind something else, too. They remind me that the damage life has inflicted on me has, in many places, left me stronger and more resilient. What hurt me in the past has made me better equipped to face the present.” ― Steve Goodier

And we must know that whatever happens, healthcare provision in Ghana would never be the same again post this pandemic

COVID-19: The Chronic Disease Management Conundrum

“The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis.’ One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger–but recognize the opportunity.” -John F. Kennedy

In our view therefore, unless the patient is willing to put their information out or permits same, it will be an unacceptable breach of confidentiality if they were coerced or the information was released without their consent.

Patient Confidentiality in a Public Health Emergency

“In the middle of the journey of our life, I came to myself within a dark wood where the straightway was lost. Ah, how hard a thing it is to tell what a wild, and rough, and stubborn wood this was, which in my thought renews the fear!” –Dante Alighieri in The Divine Comedy

From a logistic standpoint, some have argued that this could either be a result of a lack of appropriate testing facilities in many of the fifty-four countries on the African continent. At the start of the epidemic, ....

Understanding The Low Rate of COVID-19 Infections In Africa

“You may believe that you are responsible for what you do, but not for what you think. The truth is that you are responsible for what you think because it is only at this level that you can exercise choice. What you do comes from what you think.”

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