The Gurney Keeps Rolling

They are rolled down the hallway in a special gurney to the first stop on their journey to eternal rest. They are those who did not make it. Those who, despite our best efforts, lose the fight. BeRead More…

POSITION STATEMENT OF HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS IN GHANA AND GHANAIAN HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS IN GHANA AND THE DIASPORA ON “THE PROMOTION OF PROPER HUMAN SEXUAL RIGHTS AND FAMILY VALUES BILL 2021”

Following the submission of the above bill known in some circles as the Ghana Anti-LGBT+ bill, to parliament several of us health professionals, in Ghana and the diaspora, have taken the opportunity Read More…

How Good Is One’s Immunity After a Covid-19 Infection?

Several recent studies show that not all who get a positive COVID-19 diagnosis by RT-PCR develop antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 virus or seroconvert. An Israeli group showed that 5% of all their CRead More…

The Alphabet Soup of SARS-CoV-2 Variants: When Will it Cease?

It is more than 18 months since the first case of SARS-CoV-2 infection was diagnosed in the US. Most of us hoped for a vaccine which we believed will end the pandemic. Today we have several vaccineRead More…

Dehumanizing The Weak and Underprivileged To Obtain or Maintain Power and Wealth

Many over the centuries have sought political power for the prestige it provides. Some have sought power to bring about the changes that they wished for in their communities or societies. There are aRead More…

Tyranny By The Majority in One of Africa’s Functional Theocracies

When we think of tyrannical theocratic regimes our minds go to the Middle East. Countries like Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, Saudi Arabia or Yemen feature strongly. These nations, unfortunately, appeaRead More…

Peering Through A Smoky Glass Screen: Visions of The New Post Covid-19 Workplace

Vaccine implementation across the country is giving way to easing of social distancing restrictions. With successful vaccine deployment many are getting ready to transition back to a physical work enRead More…

Are Human Rights Only Important After We Have Addressed Economic Hardships?

Over the past weekend I started a campaign to draw attention to Ghanaian gay rights activists arrested in Ghana. These activists were arrested at a conference organized to raise awareness in the commRead More…

The Evolution of My African Religious Identity: A Struggle for Cultural Synchrony

Current data suggests that many African countries appear on the list of the most religious countries in the world. A closer look at our religious identities suggests that most Africans belong to two Read More…

It is Not All About Slavery: Decoding The Roots of US Racial Inequities

The debate over paying reparations for US Blacks is a centuries old question. It starts way back in the early days of “40 acres and a mule”. Today most of us know what became of that very good intentRead More…

The Church As A Tool of White Supremacy: Do All Lives Matter In America?

The tenets of modern-day Christianity have been reduced to mere perfunctory: church attendance, anti-gay, and anti-abortion rhetorics! Is Jesus’ message of love, selflessness, and evangelism that dRead More…

Vaccine Inequality & International Vaccine Diplomacy; What is The Solution?

In the past months with Covid-19 vaccines available in many countries, implementation programs are rolling out across the globe. The effectiveness of such programs is very important in curbing furtheRead More…