The Daily Observer has been reliably learned from a credible source that one patient was on Tuesday, March 25, quarantined at the JFK Medical Center in Sinkor, Monrovia, after health practitioners noticed symptoms of the Ebola virus.Our source, who asked not to be named, said the patient had come from one of those regions in Lofa region, where at least three confirmed Ebola deaths were reported by authorities of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Monrovia.Health and Social Welfare Minister, Dr. Walter T. Gwenigale and his Deputy, Dr. Bernice Dahn, had told a news conference Monday, March 24, that five of six persons, who recently crossed into Liberia from Guinea, had died from the Ebola virus. They clarified that three of the five died in Liberia, while the other two, upon their return to Guinea, also expired. The sixth is critical and being treated at a health facility in Zorzor, Lofa County.Senior authorities at JFK Medical Center could not be reached for comment as their mobile phones were said to be switched off after we had tried more than five times.GANTA CITY Two suspected Ebola cases were diagnosed at the Ganta United Methodist Hospital on Monday, March 24, and the patients were immediately transferred to the John F. Kennedy Hospital in Monrovia, Dr. Claude Monga, Acting Chief Medical Officer of Ganta Hospital disclosed.Speaking to a team of journalists on Tuesday, March 25, Dr. Monga revealed the two patients were transferred because the Ganta hospital didn’t have anywhere to keep such patients.He said one of the patients, believed to be a nine-year-old girl, was brought from Guinea and was vomiting and excreting blood, days after she was admitted at the hospital. After discovering her condition, she was immediately transferred.He also noted the other patient didn’t vomit or excrete blood, but had been having persistent fever for the past five days and was also transferred.Dr. Claude said Ebola’s symptoms sometimes take five to ten days before they can actually be identified.He said since there is a possibility of the virus being spread to the nurses, especially those in the Emergency Room/ER, they have been instructed to wear protective gear that covers their entire bodies.“We have warned our nurses in the ER that before admitting any patient the doctor should be contacted because we do not want to mix up suspected cases with other patients,” he said.The news of the spread of Ebola in the Mano River Basin is said to be creating some serious concern among the citizens as well as the medical practitioners in Nimba.The Liberian border with Guinea at Ganta City has the highest amount of road traffic, channeling regular business activities between the two countries 6 days a week. This makes a Ganta a highly populated economic hub which also connects Southeastern Liberia to the rest of the country. At the Nimba Superintendent’s Induction Ceremony in Sanniquellie on 24th March, the Medical Doctor at George Way Harley Hospital in Sanniquellie, Dr. Lorene C. Cooper, called the local government, including members of the 53rd Legislative Caucus to make funding available to set up a center in the county for suspected Ebola patients.She warned the public to be careful with how they interacted with others, especially family members that come down with persistent fevers.“There is nowhere in Nimba to take patients that may come in with this deadly sickness, she added.Despite the alarming news of the virus raging havoc in Guinea, where at least 60 persons have died, our Nimba Correspondent said, Guineans interviewed in Ganta showed very little concern and appeared unaware of the prevailing health situation in their country.“It is only in Liberia, we are hearing about this kind of news,” one of them, who is very frequent across the border, said.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
In light of the recent revelation that just about 40 per cent of the country’s youths are unemployed and many are now becoming depressed and even suicidal, The Caribbean Voice is lobbying for the Department of Youth to help young people find jobs.The Caribbean Voice representative, Bibi AhamadRepresentative of the agency, Bibi Ahamad told this newspaper that youths have been approaching the organisation in search of a job, however, they are unable to help as they operate voluntarily.Ahamad said after working with youths she has realised that most young people have graduated from secondary school with good grades but are unable to secure jobs. “It’s difficult for them to get a job. I know young people who left the University of Guyana and have a degree but can’t get a job and people out of school who have eight and nine subjects and it’s still difficult for them to get a job,” she said.She further noted that the youth unemployment rate may very well be over 40 per cent in Guyana as she has been personally working with youths, 90 per cent of whom are unemployed.On this note, The Caribbean Voice spokesperson said that the Government needs to work on job creation for its young people. “They need to create job employment for the youths…they need to put some plan of action in place to assist the youths because you come out of high school and you have eight or nine subjects and you can’t even [get] a job, you become depressed,” she explained.Ahamad reminded that the Government, before it took office, promised to create job opportunities but the fruits of those promises are yet to be manifested. The activist told Guyana Times that she knows for a fact that youths are becoming depressed and even suicidal because of the lack of jobs, as she has been counselling young people to ensure that they stay on the right path.In a letter to this publication, The Caribbean Voice said, “We appeal to the Department of Youth to set up and widely publicise a mechanism that can easily and quickly offer job placements for young people across Guyana”.The organisation believes that the mechanism to help youths can include a component that facilitates placements of vacancies and matches young people seeking jobs with vacancies for which they are suited.Furthermore, The Caribbean Voice noted that it lauds the “job readiness training” initiative that the Youth Department has announced intention to launch soon. However, the agency said that it looks forward to the training being available in all 10 Administrative Regions as young people all across the country desperate for jobs may very well not know what to do when they join the workforce.The Youth Department, through its Director Melissa Carmichael, announced last week that it is seeking to implement the training to prepare young people for the world of work. Carmichael pointed out that this project would require officials meeting with young people, not only within fifth and sixth forms, but those who have already left school. According to her, youths require career guidance to prepare them for employment.Presidential Candidate for the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Irfaan Ali has already blasted the A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) Government for failing to deliver most of its manifesto promises to the Guyanese people in the more than four years the Administration has been in office, one of which included job creation.Among the host of promises the PPP has mentioned that will be in its manifesto, is the creation of 50,000 new jobs and according to the party’s presidential candidate, even this figure is too conservative.
Moussa Sissoko in action for France 1 Napoli and Roma are ready to battle it out for Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko.The France international wants out of St. James’ Park this summer after the club was relegated to the Championship last season.The 26-year-old has already expressed a desire to play for Arsenal, but it appears as though his next destination will be Italy.Napoli and Roma, according to Calciomercato, are keen on Sissoko and they are now putting together proposals.Newcastle are aware of the Frenchman’s desire to leave – but they are not going to let him go on the cheap.The Magpies will not set for anything less than £14m and it will be up to Napoli and Roma to offer that amount.
Christy Toye can safely be described as a veteran of the current Donegal side.And yet the Creeslough man, despite only coming on for a few appearances, has supported Jim McGuinness from the start.And while Christy supported Jim over the last few months, Christy’s workmates at United Healthcare have been very supportive of the St Micheals man. They just about covered in everything in green and gold.There was a rumour that a pigeon had flown in a widow and that he got a Donegal hat and t-shirt to wear.* All pictures by kind permission of Clive Wasson. CHRISTY ‘UNITES’ WITH CO-WORKERS TO PREPARE FOR SAM – IN PICTURES was last modified: September 20th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Christy ToyeUnited Healthcare
Inderski and the volleyball team take on Loyola Friday, Oct. 14 in Chicago followed by a match at Bradley on Oct. 15. Academically, she holds a 3.81 cumulative grade-point-average double majoring in Marketing and Advertising. In the three sets played against UNI, Inderski led the Bulldogs with eight kills and added 10 digs along with two blocks to lead the team in points. Kyla Inderski, a junior from Urbandale, Iowa, has been named this week’s Bulldog Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Drake Graduate and Professional Programs. Inderski, an outside hitter for the Drake women’s volleyball team, led the team on the week with 20 kills and 20 digs as well as five blocks in a pair of games against Illinois State and UNI at the Knapp Center. In the Bulldog’s tremendous 3-0 win over Illinois State, which was the first over the Redbirds since 2009, she led the team with 12 kills on 35 attempts for a .286 hitting percentage. She also added 10 digs for her ninth double-double of the season and recorded three blocks during the win. With her 20 kills and 20 digs, Inderski inched closer to 900 for her career in each category with 892 career kills and 899 career digs as a junior. About Drake Graduate & Professional ProgramsDrake University offers graduate and professional programs in business, law, health care, leadership, education, public administration, counseling, executive education, and communication. At Drake, students discover proven outcomes, flexible scheduling for working professionals, and career advancement. Learn more about how Drake’s graduate and professional programs can take your career to the next level at www.drake.edu/graduate Print Friendly Version
Cllr Terence SloweyANOTHER Donegal Fine Gael councillor has launched a scathing attack on Irish Water – and says the Government should NOT go ahead with water charges.Cllr Terence Slowey joined councillors Jimmy Kavanagh and Barry O’Neill in voting for a motion put forward by independent councillor Frank McBrearty Jnr yesterday.That motion called for the abolition of Irish Water. “It has been a complete and utter shambles and the people have had enough of it,” said the Ardara politician.“There has been unease amongst Fine Gael members from the start and we have had one farce after another farce, so much so that the whole thing has turned into a fiasco.“I understand all about water conservation and the investment needed but the setting up of Irish Water has been a monumental mistake and a very expensive mistake from the start.“People have paid enough already for the mistakes of Fianna Fail and our party needs to realise that.” There is now open revolt in Fine Gael ranks over Irish Water, piling pressure on Taoiseach Enda Kenny.The move by Donegal politicians could spark further unrest in the party in the rest of the country.Earlier Cllr Barry O’Neill said the water charge was a tax too far.He said he voted as a father, worker and as a taxpayer who had far too many bills to pay already. SECOND DONEGAL FINE GAEL COUNCILLOR: ‘IRISH WATER HAS BEEN A SHAMBLES’ was last modified: November 14th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Cllr Barry O’NeillCllr Frank McBreartyCllr Terence SloweyFine GaelIrish Water
Self-doubt plays a huge factor on people’s ability to reach their goals.It is natural to question yourself, whenever you try and start something different to change your current situation. One of the doubts that people have is failure.“What will happen if I fail?” One of the biggest fears that people have when it comes to failure is how they will look to others.> They worry about what other people will say if they fail.> The embarrassment they will feel if it were to happen.> The feeling of being under scrutiny and a topic of negative conversations.These are all things that can stop people from starting, as it is easier and more comfortable to stay the same.If what you are trying to do, will change you and your situation for the better, you have to ask yourself; ‘Who are you trying to please?’I have had this conversation many times with clients and members. Worrying about what others will think about you is pointless. Especially if those people would take pleasure in your failures. One thing that you will have to decipher, is whether you are getting constructive criticism or if the person is being negative. Not all criticism will be negative, you may have someone who has been down your path before and has made some of the mistakes that comes with the journey to your goals.This can be invaluable feedback and could prevent you from making mistakes that could cost you time and effort.However, if you feel that the person is being negative because you are progressing faster than they are, or maybe you have gotten further down the road than they have in the past, you may need to disengage yourself from what they are saying.Give neutral responses to them that are positive in nature as they won’t expect that kind of response and if they see that their negative comments are not deterring you from your goal, they will eventually get fed up and move on.From time to time you will get someone who is persistent, simply because they get some sort of weird pleasure from knocking others down. With someone like this, if the neutral responses do not work, you may need to get assertive and a bit blunt with them, and tell them to kindly mind their own business. (get blunter if that doesn’t work).The main thing that you must do, is start. Do not get bogged down in paralysis by analysis. Spending your time thinking about what you should do and all the possible pitfalls that may come along the way is great, but if thinking is all you do and you never act on this and start, it is pointless.Whatever your goal – start!Do it now.Don’t wait until the start of the week as this will give you more time to talk yourself out of it. It doesn’t matter what others think, and yes, that is easy for me to say.One of the reasons that it is easy, is because I’ve been there and done that numerous times in both my training and business.If I stopped every time someone gave me some ‘concerned’ advice, I wouldn’t be in business right now.If I gave up every time I failed at something, I’d still be working for other people.If I hadn’t travelled to Dublin to do my course, I’d still be a statistic of crash and a number on the live register.Do I still get the same anxieties when I start something new?Of course, I do.But I have learned to use this as motivation and it drives me forward.If you are currently stuck, use the tips below to help you to get ‘unstuck’.1. Think about the problem. (Is there actually a problem?)2. Ask for help (talk to people who have been here already)3. Find easy solutions (is there an easier way to do this?)4. Turn a negative into a positive (don’t dwell on the negatives, how many positive can youfind in your journey so far?)5. Change your environment (do you need to change where you are to progress?)6. Give yourself time (don’t set unrealistic goals. Have a main goal and steps in place to takeyou there)I’ll leave you with a quote from Gary Vee (follow him of you don’t already)“All your ideas may be solid or even good .. But you have to actually EXECUTE on them for them to matter.” – Gary VaynerchukFor more information, contact me through the link below.https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rushe-Fitness/120518884715118?ref=hl* Emmet is the owner and operator of Rushe FitnessDD Fitness: Who are you trying to please? was last modified: July 23rd, 2017 by Emmet RusheShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:emmet rushefitnessGoalsrushe fitnessweight loss
The 22nd annual Jim Owens Memorial Ranch Rodeo concluded last weekend with a repeating Top Team from Chiloquin, OR. TNT Cattle Co. with Jimmy Gallagher, Billy Ward and Jason Duby receiving the buckles.Top Hand Billy Ward received a trophy handmade saddle made by Judd Miller, and donated by Elanco, Animal Health International of Red Bluff, Judd Miller Saddlery and the JP Ranch Rodeo Committee. It was a beautiful hand carved saddle; too nice to use for work.The stirrups for 2nd place to Spring …
14 April 2016“I see wonderful people in this country who do wonderful things,” said activist and politician Andrew J Young, the former American ambassador to the UN and human rights and anti-apartheid stalwart, at a tribute at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Joburg.According to the foundation’s website, the event, held on 29 March, highlighted the support of the American public and the deep sense of kinship felt for South Africans in their fight against apartheid.See more from American and African leaders as they share their thoughts on Young’s work:Young reminisced about prominent South Africans, including students and young leaders who returned to the country from the United States to contribute to their homeland.“On one of his many trips to South Africa, Young visited Robert Sobukwe in Kimberley in the 1960s and offered his support,” reads the website. “While Sobukwe declined the help, Young did host Sobukwe’s children in the US while they studied there.”Prayerful and thankful as we begin this wonderful journey! #AJYFoundation #AmbassadorYoungSouthAfrica #FightPoverty pic.twitter.com/OBfOW9uVxD— AY Foundation (@AndrewYoungFoun) March 21, 2016Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe praised the work Young had done in fighting injustice. “As human beings, we are less appreciative of the giants that walk among us and choose to appreciate them when they have been called to eternal rest,” he said.“I am honoured today to pay tribute to an icon in his own right, a colossus and a legend who has inspired the global struggle for justice. Wherever [Young] goes, he brings hope and raises the spirit of no surrender against injustice.”Other dignitaries in attendance were Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed; chief executive of the Nelson Mandela Foundation Sello Hatang; former president of South Africa Kgalema Motlanthe; ANC treasurer-general and former KwaZulu-Natal premier Dr Zweli Mkhize; Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor; and advocate George Bizos.@AndrewYoungFoun presented a check and desks for students to Archbishop Desmond Tutu. #AmbassadorYoungSouthAfrica pic.twitter.com/l7YkPF8Wjd— AY Foundation (@AndrewYoungFoun) March 25, 2016Source: Nelson Mandela Foundation