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Dr. David Ajibade Uses Nutraceuticals to Effectively Treat Sickle Cell Anemia in Nigerian Youth

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While in the United States sourcing funds for his government-approved study, Dr. David Ajibade, Executive Director of the Brain and Body Foundation of Nigeria, sat down for a conversation with Frontrunners Innovate Publisher, Mary Kurek, to talk about the study and how his work with nutraceuticals is impacting youth with sickle cell anemia. The study is an important first step …

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Jolyne Jelimo on Developing Youth Leaders in Education Cohorts Around the Globe

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Jolyne Jelimo is the country head and Vice President of Global Goodwill Ambassadors (GGA) for Kenya.  Her rise to this leadership position shows you exactly where her values lie as a rising influencer in her country, especially when it comes to impacting education, economic development, and youth mindset.  The latter is more important than you may think, especially, within the …

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Dr. Osita Aniemeka, Champion for Entrepreneurship in Africa

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“African Education System has surprising outcomes. The smartest students pass with 1st Class and get admission to medical & engineering schools. The 2nd Class Students get MBAs and LLBs to manage the First Class Students. The 3rd Class Students enter politics, and rule both 1st and 2nd Class Students. The failures join the Army and control politicians who, if they …

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Professor Princess, Rosemary Ogochukwu Igbo, PhD: National Academy of Education Nigeria

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“To produce a great teacher that inspires, that stands tall and above the superior and the good teacher, first we create an effective classroom manager who makes students know what they are doing, while showing them why and how.” “As a practitioner who has committed the most to education in Africa, I want to see education achieve the best outcomes …

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Lilian A. Onyegbulam: Agricultural Economist Nigeria

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The challenge in Africa is that agriculture is seen by most government and development agencies as a social activity and not as an enterprise. The continent’s potential is enormous! There’s a large expanse of cultivable land, tropical weather for all-season production, a diversity of food, and cash crops sought after by many nations in the West.  There are soil types …

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Sonia Sachs is Creating an Intervention for Africa’s Community Health Workers

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Sonia Sachs has been frustrated over several years of working in pediatrics and endocrinology as a public health specialist in Africa.  But, she has been frustrated right into a solution. Sonia Ehrlich Sachs, MD, MPH is a pediatrician, an endocrinologist and public health specialist. She received a BA from Harvard University, an MD from the University of Maryland Medical School, …