Tag Archives: Nigeria

Visitation from the village

David O. Irabor Oyo State, Nigeria   West African Masks The aim of a surgeon is to ameliorate the conditions of patients with the skills you have learned. Since surgery is a science involving aspects of the patient’s anatomy, physiology, and pathology, morbidity and mortality in most patients can be explained scientifically. What many of […]

Why do Nigerians Die?

Joseph S. Hundeyin Lagos, Nigeria   Nigerian woman at a health education session via Wikimedia Commons A mere glance at the question “Why do Nigerians die?” would lead one to think it is one of the simplest questions ever asked. But on a closer look, one would discover that the question is indeed a deep […]