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brain drain

Brain drain is an issue that is faced by many developing countries. The young generation and intellectuals migrate to 1st world countries for education and later settles there because of better opportunities, lifestyle, healthcare, etc. However, their expertise and skillsets are needed in their native country so that they can progress and develop. Very few people are truly conscious of their choices and their impact...

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Oritome Banigo, a personality whose vision was much different than others that made him out of the league. He had many light moments in Dennis Shanghnessy's class on social entrepreneurship at Northeastern University. He learned many good things but there was one thing which stuck in his mind that made his life different. He recalled one such thing and said, “We were taught that in...

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Damilola Adetunla is a valedictorian at the Jeremiah E. Burke High School in Dorchester, Massachusetts, and receives a full scholarship at the Northeastern University. Young Adetunla heard incidents narrated by his grandmother. He remembers the story where she told him the traumatic story behind his cousin’s birth which led to the death of his aunt. The doctors made a nearly grave error in their diagnosis:...

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Nigeria is a country in West Africa. Nigeria is often referred to as the "Giant of Africa", owing to its large population and economy. Since its independence in 1960, Nigeria has had a very limited scope of legal coverage for social protection. Besides, over 90% of the Nigerian population are without health insurance coverage. The quality of health care services delivered is poor and remains a huge source...

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