Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Ohakpougwu Chukwuebuka Emmanuel

  • The lost papyrus? Eureka! An African voice

    Ohakpougwu EmmanuelAccra, Ghana The year is 1279 BC, the beginning of the reign of Ramesses II. There are cries and incantations as the priests mumble words and family stand by my bedside alongside pots of medicines for my ailment. I lie on my death bed and drift through the memories of our achievements. If I…