Shima’s Opinion: Human organ sales: regulating against the racketeers. As scientific understanding continues to advance, so ‘spare part surgery’ is becoming ubiquitous. But as Shima Gyoh observes, we also need to regulate against exploitation of innocent individuals. Shima Gyoh
Francis’ Opinion: Ebola: communities need to be empowered to manage their own destiny. Effective local government leadership can mould societies. Whether it is Ebola, immunisation or attendance at antenatal clinics, as Francis Omaswa says, if you ’embed the health of the people in the routine governance of society’ results follow.
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