Health and Welfare

Friday, 16 December 2011 04:29

Family Status

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Thanksgiving has passed. If you're fortunate you spent the holiday with food, festivity, and family. For some people, being fortunate is not spending the day or any of the coming holidays with family. For me, I'm okay with being alone or with my children and not my extended family. The feeling is mutual because you see, I'm the black sheep. That's what THEY say. In my eyes, there's another opinion. Mine. I'm the family scapegoat for all things outside of the myths and fantasies which have been seamlessly intertwined. On my head all sins are placed. No one is guilty…
I have enjoyed reading your numerous articles in this site, but not this one. It needs a complete re-write. For example, how come in a short piece like this, President Obama is tirelessly bullied by your pen and called more than 10 hostile names he does not deserve to have? Names like - this joker, empty suit, gangster, con artist, apparent hip hop clown, cave in, narcissist, clown, poor idiot, and weak man? This is unscholarly. Unfortunately also, recounting the heavy psychological feelings you have of his policy and administrative outcomes, the essay did not mention even one positive achievement…
Tuesday, 13 December 2011 03:23

Obama Gives Africa The Homosexual Disease!

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This paper points out that so far Barack Obama has not done any good for Africans in both the economic and political spheres. Having ignored Africans he now plans to blackmail them into accepting homosexuality or else he stops the paltry economic aid America gives Africa. Let him stop his aid. Republican Administrations will repeal all his policies; a few years after he is swept out of the Oval Office there would be no evidence that he ever occupied it. Africans must not accept the Obama's homosexual agenda and its attendant diseases. Obama Gives Africa The Homosexual Disease! by Ozodiobi…
Abstract Explored by this submission is the concept of dibia or healer and the representations of dibia, including the nuances of dibia and why being a dibia is a culturally endorsed professional role. Drawing from fieldwork and research, the paper shows the dynamics of cultural construction of fields of healing occupational practices in Igbo of Nigeria. It argues for why indigenous medical practitioners in Nigeria need to be taken seriously in modern ways of training healers in university settings and moreso in the context of promoting integral health care for development at all levels. The key focus is on how…