Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Dr. Adadevoh

  • Not all heroes wear capes

    Cross De Idialu Port Harcourt, Nigeria   Symptoms of Ebola. Illustration by Mikael Häggström. August 2, 2014. by Mikael Häggström. August 2, 2014. Public Domain, It was the year 2014, and an unknown deadly disease was eating deep into the western region of the African continent. The first case was said to have occurred on…

  • Making history by eradicating Ebola

    Kenneth Okpomo   A medical worker burns any possible Ebola-carrying material DFID – UK Department for International Development “Funerals have become one of the most common social events in Africa in the late 1990s. Elderly parents are burying their sons and daughters…Workers are burying their bosses or their colleagues…” noted Elizabeth Pisani, an HIV and…