Archive | November 11, 2012

Ola Orekunrin: Started The First Air Ambulance Service in West Africa in 2009 At 23

Originally posted on CreativityTurf | A Space to Share Ideas & Innovation:


I have this feel that anything healthcare is definitely going to be capital intensive so the more I think of what this lady has done, the more I’m thrilled by her achievement. The truth is, the excitement of entrepreneurship is in solving problems; but wanting to solve a capital-intensive problem without having no-money or little money sure wouldn’t even be close to exciting.

So what has Dr. Ola Orekunrin done with Flying Doctors, they basically provide air ambulance service in Nigeria conveying critically ill patients to where they can get suitable level of care, the closest air ambulance Nigerians could get before now, was either from South Africa, Kenya or Uganda. Which is quiet surprising bearing in mind the wealth in Nigeria.

To venture into this, you need many things going for you, after crossing the capital hurdle, you will need the personnel to make this…

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Remembering The Veterans Of Remembrance Day – November 11

Originally posted on talinorfali:

Today, I want to take this moment for remembrance day in Canada to remember the veterans we lost in the wars and in battle. Lest we forget. Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae had written these words of Flanders Fields.
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place: and in the sky
The larks still bravely singing fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the dead: Short days ago,
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,

Loved and were loved: and now we lie
In Flanders fields!

Take up our quarrel with the foe
To you, from failing hands, we throw
The torch: be yours to hold it high
If ye break faith with us who die,
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields

By Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae

Canadian Forces Base (CFB) of Canada’s Armed Force Bases will…

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