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RU-N African-American Brain Health Initiative Honored by Newark Community Health Centers | Rutgers University


Newark Community Health Centers (NCHC) recognized the Rutgers University–Newark African-American Brain Health Initiative (AABHI) and four other organizations for their significant contributions to the mental health field. To date, AABHI has educated more than 1,200 senior citizens about the importance and benefits of maintaining a brain-healthy lifestyle and understanding the significance of their participation in research.

“This award recognizes the importance of AABHI’s commitment to building strong healthy communities in the Greater Newark area,” remarked AABHI Co-Director Dr. Diane Hill. “It is truly an honor to have NCHC recognize Rutgers University-Newark, among some of the key area health providers, for its role in contributing to the brain health and well-being of our African…

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Rutgers-Newark African-American Brain Health Initiative Honored by Newark Community Health Centers | Rutgers Univer…


Newark Community Health Centers (NCHC) recognized the Rutgers University–Newark African-American Brain Health Initiative (AABHI) and four other organizations for their significant contributions to the mental health field. To date, AABHI has educated more than 1,200 senior citizens about the importance and benefits of maintaining a brain-healthy lifestyle and understanding the significance of their participation in research.

“This award recognizes the importance of AABHI’s commitment to building strong healthy communities in the Greater Newark area,” remarked AABHI Co-Director Dr. Diane Hill. “It is truly an honor to have NCHC recognize Rutgers University-Newark, among some of the key area health providers, for its role in contributing to the brain health and well-being of our African…

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Barbados government working to limit nursing brain drain


By Joy Springer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) — With a shortage of nurses worldwide, the government is doing all in its power to retain nurses within Barbados.

Speaking at the opening of the 31st biennial conference of the Caribbean Nurses Organization on Saturday, minister of health and wellness, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic, said that, while Barbados remained well above the average ratio of health care professionals to population, the government would be exploring all opportunities to retain its nurses.

He revealed that his ministry had received the Nursing Migration Study 2017 and intended to make the necessary interventions in accordance with the recommendations.

“We will, therefore, be exploring a scaled-up, certified academic programme in collaboration with the…

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Brain Sciences | Free Full-Text


Brain Sci. 2018, 8(10), 183; https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci8100183 (registering DOI)

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Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA

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Center for Research on Ethnicity, Culture and Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA

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Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

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Department of Health Behavior and Health…

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P Tee Money: The brain behind African Film and Music Award


P Tee Money

By Ayo Onikoyi

The African Film & Music Award (AFMA), has no doubt become an epoch event in the city of London and its environs since its debut three years ago. The unprecedented event comes in form of a film and music award festival, primarily to celebrate the musical and film achievements of both past and present African stars, and since that maiden edition, the event has remained in the consciousness of entertainment buffs and aficionados.

But it will interest you to know that not many know the brains behind this all-embracing and well-thought-out fiesta. Basically, the beautiful brains behind AFMA are industrious and upwardly mobile showbiz enthusiasts, the pioneer of which is P Tee Money, real names, Prince Thompson Iyamu, an English DJ/EDM, Electronic Artiste, and a royal…

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Obama urges Africa to do more to stem brain drain


JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Former U.S. president Barack Obama advised talented young Africans on Wednesday to drive change at home rather than emigrating, and urged their governments to do more to curb a brain drain.

Former US President Barack Obama speaks during his town hall meeting for the Obama Foundation at the African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg, South Africa, July 18, 2018. Themba Hadebe/Pool via REUTERS

Obama, whose Kenyan-born father studied in the United States but later returned home to work as an economist, described the phenomenon of the best minds leaving for global centers abroad as “a real issue”.

“More and more not only are we seeing concentrations of wealth, we are seeing concentrations of talent in various global centers, whether it is Shanghai or Dubai,” said…

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