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The Value of a Life - Balancing Saving Lives and The Economic Recovery During the COVID 19 Pandemic

Monday, March 30, 2020

Last week President Trump suggested that by Easter, (April 12th) he would lift some of the restrictions put in place to slow the spread of COVID-19, or the coronavirus. Yesterday he extended the restrictions until the end of April. In either case, his objective is to identify the correct balance between savings lives and minimizing the economic harm. Is there a point where the economic cost of continuing containment measures exceeds the cost in lost lives? More

A Look at Germany's Health Care System

Friday, July 21, 2017

As the US debates it's own Health Care, it's important to know how the rest of the world provides their citizens care. Click to read about the German Healthcare system. More

Why You Should Never Get Sick During the Day in Australia

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Health care is a universal concern and every country has a different solution. Read how getting sick during the day in Australia can cost a fortune, but in the evening is free! Click to Read More! More

Nigeria's Brain Drain and How It Affects Me

Friday, May 12, 2017

Imagine you are a doctor and you are paid one-tenth what you could be paid in another country that offers better facilities. This is happening today in Nigeria. Read to learn how it is affecting Nigeria's residents and Health Care System. More

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