To assess how serious a threat China is to our society and our values, it helps to take a step back in time. The 1940s were among the most momentous in modern history. The end of World War II, the

The global pandemic, COVID-19, continues to batter various sectors of our economy, not sparing the agriculture sector, which happens to be the backbone of Ghana’s economy.  But Ghana is not alone. Every African country has been adversely affected by the

More efficient ways are desperately needed to alert individuals or public places to COVID-19. To put it another way: Better COVID-19 “detectives” are wanted. Coming soon, personalized jewelry and smart canines may be the answer.  To begin with, COVID-19 is likely

About two years ago, I was privileged to meet a wise African woman, whom, some might say, has just about seen it all. In her delivery to a packed audience of keen African minds at the event where she spoke,

Yes, venerable health institutions make mistakes…The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities in health institutions that traditionally are looked to for hard information and guidance.  The public clamor for facts, answers to complex questions and solutions has accelerated to an unprecedented level.

The word CrossFit has become somewhat of an enigma within the fitness industry over the past twenty years. The fitness movement, which was founded by Greg Glassman in California in 2000, has gathered a cult-like following by its members who

Evidence from around the world shows that women are disproportionately affected by economic shocks and crises. The COVID-19 pandemic is no exception. Women are hard hit as individuals and in their ability to fulfill their role in terms of contribution

In the past fifty years, humans have managed to destroy 60 percent of animal populations. Among them, one is of historic importance: The ancient Skyros horse, whose ancestors are said to adorn the Parthenon frieze. At the start of the

Whatever you want to call it, the novel coronavirus pandemic is a Universal Health Crisis everywhere. In response, a global initiative was launched on April 24, 2020, by the World Health Organization to help mobilize the resources needed to protect

President Trump has announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the World Health Organization (WHO) and threatens to do so with the World Trade Organization (WTO). If the U.S. also pulls out of WTO, it could affect preferential trade rules

Two different health-related American "rebellions" signal far-reaching consequences which will make it much harder to "put Humpty-Dumpty back together again” unless actions are taken soon. One is global, the other domestic, and we shall look at them more closely in turn. The first is

The Sustainable Development Goals need to include One Health​. And here is why.  First, let’s take a step back and consider how the SDGs emerged, with their adoption by the UN General Assembly in 2015. They represented a herculean effort by

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