NDLEA arraigns year-old deaf, dumb man for hemp peddling Ozobia, however, urged the court to give a date for the hearing of his bail application. . Under IBB / Abacha, Nigeria got $ bn; OBJ / Yar'Adua, $ A deaf and dumb guy is the same as any other guy out there. Do keep a date with us next week. SMS only Kadiri, the Medical Director of Pinnacle Medical Services gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos. List of dating site in nigeria - Join the leader in rapport services and find a date today. Join and search! If you are a middle-aged woman looking to have a good.
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The pain had been there for many years but it stopped after some years. Two years ago, it returned and when I visited the hospital, I wrote on a paper what was happening to me.
I was given drugs, but the pain is persisting. If not that I could read, I would have gone to buy the drug and compounded my problem. Doctors should kindly stop assuming.
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The year-old shared with Saturday PUNCH how she had been living with a pain on her left nipple and doctors at a private hospital she once visited were unable to tell her what the problem was. There was a time I went to a private hospital, but when I asked the doctor what was wrong, he simply said I was okay, that there was no problem. But what can I do? If I feel the pain on the right side of my stomach, the pain shifts to the left side. I wrote on a paper and the doctor prescribed some drugs.
I took them but the pain still persists.
Speaking to the deaf and dumb
It makes me sad. Victims of a failed health care system Ina professor of Otorhinolaryngology at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Abayomi Somefun, presented a scary situation for the about 8. The don decried that till date, where available, many audiological centres were ill-equipped and rarely had defined orientation towards integrating persons with hearing impairment into the larger society.
For instance, a nurse at the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Yaba, Lagos who spoke on the condition of anonymity said the facility had no sign language interpreter. We barely managed to do so through gestures.
A Lagos-based social commentator, Dr. Bunmi Adeoti, said if patients who could hear and communicate better with doctors could be wrongly diagnosed, misdiagnosis for the deaf was inevitable. How other African countries treat their deaf Hitherto in Tanzania, the government had always set aside some funds to have its deaf undergo a cochlear implant [a surgically implanted electronic device that provides a sense of sound to the deaf in countries like India.
To this end, doctors were being sent for a three-month training in India and Egypt. In Zimbabwe, sign language is being taught to doctors, nurses, nurse aides, clerks, counsellors, mortuary attendants and interns in order to communicate effectively with the deaf.
Need for interpreters in Nigerian hospitals Inthe Deaf Women Association staged a protest in Abuja, demanding that sign language interpreters be provided in hospitals.
Temitope Alonge, said the government should consider employing graduates of special schools in hospitals to ease communication between doctors and the deaf. Writing is my life. Writing is the extension of the blood flowing in my veins. Writing actually uses the ink in my blood. So I cannot stop writing.
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I can never stop writing as long as there is breath in my lungs and blood still flows in my veins and my heart still pumps blood. I am however tired writing for both our leaders who are deaf and the generality of Nigerians who are pathologically dumb.
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Dumb as the dead! It would not occur to you that such characters have ears. The so-called leaders both in Khaki uniform with bogey boots and in over-sized over-starched agbadas are the same beings merely two sides of the same coin.
When they are spoken to with the pen which is the tongue of the hand, they do not hear.
When they are spoken to with voice on radio or television, they still cannot hear. It is the dumbness of ordinary Nigerians that has encouraged their leaders to remain deaf and recklessly insensitive.
Nigerian leaders, even though deaf, know that their country men and women would never lift their fingers in protest. And since such followers are dumb, their indulged leaders know that the followers have lost their voice and voices. Or why should I subject myself to repeating the same song, the same lyrics and the same beat over and over again.
Even if nobody is complaining I must myself be tired of repeating the same sound and listening to myself singing the same song. And since my supposed listeners are both deaf and dumb, it is clear that I must have been talking to myself.