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NCDs : How Trigeminal Neuralgia Took Over My Life

Publicado 22 de agosto de 2014 Avatar MariaJoseCelis

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Have you ever heard of Trigeminal Neuralgia? It's very likely you haven't. "It is estimated that 1 in 15,000 or 20,000 people suffer from TN" (Wikipedia.org) So what is Trigeminal Neuralgia? It is a rare neuropathic disorder that affects the side of the face with stabbing electric shocks that come from the Trigeminal nerve which is a nerve consisting of 3 branches that is located on the side of the face. It affects the jaw, mouth, ear, scalp, teeth, the ocular nerves and...


Can you understand me?

Publicado 20 de agosto de 2014 Avatar Francisca Lily

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I have been on holiday now for 4 months, I have been working in a nursery. Like most places, no one person is the same! Especially the languages they speak. The nursery I work in is very diverse! Staff and children alike are from South America to Asia! I have loved it! I feel like a child who has been given their favourite toy! I decided to learn a few phrases from the Arabic, French, Urdu, Latin and Hebrew language. I have square eyes from being in front of the computer learni...


Mental Health and It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

Publicado 12 de agosto de 2014 Avatar MariaJoseCelis

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What is mental health to you? What comes to mind when you hear mental health? Mental health is a very complex and often ignored topic amongst youth. The reality is young people also suffer from mental health issues. It's often put aside because the most common issue of mental health among teens and young adults is depression. Now, depression is a much bigger problem than it's said to be. Depression can lead to many things. Depression can be caused by a series of things,...


Education!

Publicado 4 de agosto de 2014 no picture Julies_Connect_Zambia

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We know education is a form of learning in which knowledge and skills of people are passed on generation after generation through teaching or even research. Why must many youths be limited when it comes to education? Is it the lack of learning institutions in many countries? Or the fact that many youths do not have the self drive/ motivation and desire to be educated? Nelson Mandela once said "education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world" so as...


My treasured tree

Publicado 2 de agosto de 2014 no picture Jonathan_connect_zambia

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Prayer being offered by a tree: ''those who pass by hear me. I am the bed you sleep on am the firewood you use for cooking am the support of your house aren't you tired of using me spare me now'' hear the cry of the trees let us not cut down trees!"


Introducing myself as a Mauritian passionate soul, ready to take you on her rich human experiences. ☯

Publicado 31 de julio de 2014 Avatar Quincy Scott

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Namasté everyone. :) It’s 4:13 and instead of sleeping after taking my soothing gel for stomach burns, I’m delighted to finally write, complete and publish my first article as a selected and happy Blogging Intern at UNICEF Voices of Youth 2014. First of all, I apologize for my late start but I had some health issues and I wasn’t in good shape enough to get started and share my energies with you – the share of good and healthy vibes is important to me! I am a Mauritian,...


Don't Abuse Me! Use Me!

Publicado 15 de julio de 2014 no picture chilufya_connect_zambia

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A Child is a person below the legal age of 18 years, as stipulated by the laws of Zambia. By virtue of been human children are entitled to rights which are known as child rights. It is unfortunate that despite Zambia been a signatory to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), the majority of the Zambian children suffer from various socio-economic challenges, such as increasing household poverty, child labour, child trafficking, early marriages HIV/AIDS,...


Do you think school violence is becoming a problem?

Publicado 23 de junio de 2014 no picture Katongo Kampamba-VOY-ZAMBIA

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There have been quite a lot relating to this problem in news. It is shocking to hear about incidents of cyberbullying, killing, injuring or rape attempts in schools. But what is the reason behind such incidences? Why they are increasing day by day?

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If you watch news channels quite often, then it is sure you must have heard a lot about school violence. There have been quite a lot relating to this problem in news. It is shocking to hear about incidents of cyberbullying, killing, injuring or rape attempts in schools. But what is the reason behind such incidences? Why they are increasing day by day? The answer to above question lies with the people who are living around the students. They include parents, school friends, teachers and society...


Zambia's Child Climate Ambassadors Commemorate World Environment Day

Publicado 17 de junio de 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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On 5 June, child climate ambassadors across Zambia joined the rest of the world in commemorating the 2014 World Environment Day. The local theme was ‘Raise Your Voice, Not the Green House Gases – Protect the Environment.’ In Lusaka, the ambassadors joined the national commemoration at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC). The activities included a two kilometer awareness walk, school art competition, exhibitions and speeches by the Acting Honorable Minister of Lands, N...


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