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Flying doctors save lives in Nigeria

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Ola Orekunrin was studying to become a doctor in the UK a few years ago when her younger sister fell seriously ill while traveling in Nigeria. The 12-year-old girl, who’d gone to the West African country on holiday with relatives, needed urgent care but the nearest hospital couldn’t deal with her condition.

Orekunrin and her family immediately began looking for an air ambulance service to rapidly transport the girl, a sickle cell anemia sufferer, to a more suitable healthcare facility. They searched all across West Africa but were stunned to find out there was none in the whole region.

Healthy Eating

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Ever heard the phrase “You are what you eat”? Bearing in mind that the “what” comprises both the “how” and “when” of what we feed on, I am sure you will agree that if we scrutinised a snapshot of our regular nourishment and eating habits, the disclosure would be somewhat sobering at best, and staggering at worst. The computer geeks call it “Garbage In, Garbage Out”… so I ask: what do YOU eat?