August 2014

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  • Three things that we can learn from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge ?

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    I call it the “Gangnam Style” of healthcare. Whether on Facebook or on You Tube the one phenomenon you cant get away from is the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. ALS or Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)—also referred to as motor neurone disease (MND), Charcot disease, and, in the United States, Lou Gehrig‘s disease—is a neurodegenerative disease with various causes. It is characterised by muscle spasticity, […]

  • Be Selfish….

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    Over the past 8 years I have always wondered what would be the right approach for a new toastmaster to get the best out of the movement. Initially the question was more introspective in nature as I was a new toastmaster myself. But ever since District 82 found me suitable to be become an officer, […]