Author Archive of Vimforchange

VIM Launches Health Outreach Program At Tracy Towers In Bronx, NY USA

The focus for maintaining a healthy body and life must not depend solely on the experience and expertise of a physician or the competence of a nurse but primarily on you the individual. That was the message at the first ever Hypertension Project organized under the VIM Health Outreach Program for the Ghanaian Community in Tracy Towers -Bronx USA. Leading the discussion on Hypertension the President/ CEO of VIM Ms Felicia Agyei-Odame, urged the community

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VIM Health Outreach

Join us, as we learn about one of the deadliest epidemics in our community - High Blood Pressure (Hypertension). Come let’s talk about ways we can manage the disease and preventive measures to eradicate it from our community.

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African Youth
Africa’s youth: a “ticking time bomb” or an opportunity?

Senegalese opposition politicians denounced the country’s high unemployment rate to mobilize youth against former President Abdoulaye Wade in the country’s 2012 presidential election. Joblessness was one of the main issues that drove the country’s many young people into the streets and to the voting stations to press for a change of government. At least six people died in the protests, and President Wade was defeated by the current leader,

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Obama says Africa is rising, but youth will determine the continent’s future

“Many of the fastest-growing economies in the world are here in Africa, where there is an historic shift taking place from poverty to a growing, nascent middle class. Fewer people are dying of preventable disease. More people have access to health care. More farmers are getting their products to market at fair prices. From micro-finance projects in Kampala, to stock traders in Lagos, to cell phone entrepreneurs in Nairobi, there is an energy

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