Nursing After The Year Of The Pandemic | Part i

What Did The Year Look Like?

The year of the Nurse & Midwife was supposed to be one of our most iconic & colorful years as a profession (It is, nothing changes that truth). The world had finally set aside a whole year to celebrate us. We were excited. Ready to put in our best that year. Oblivious of what was lurking around the corner, waiting for us.

Before the year 2019 ended, a little trouble was brewing in one of China’s small towns. A pandemic was being nurtured, right under our watch, and we handled it with kid gloves, and before we knew what was happening, it became a worldwide disaster – growing out of control, killing thousands, crumbling economies, & spreading panic, as it has never been seen on earth in a very long time.

A lot of healthcare professionals were lost in the year of the pandemic – Nurses, Physicians, etc. Many of us lost loved ones, people who we never thought we were going to see for the last time that year. Bogus conspiracies penetrated the media, as many tried to create descriptions as to the origin of the virus. Great world powers were at each other’s throats, accusing & threatening.

In the wake of the pandemic, while we count losses, and nurture our wounds, we as a race, were able to still make progress in historical leaps & bounds. The gospel of Digital Health gained a wider audience & followership, as people, governments & organizations, began to realize the important need for us to have a healthcare system that had remote care woven into its fabrics.


A vaccine was developed within months – an historic feat, one that should be in the Guinness books, because it’s a record that inspires us, in this time and as a people. We were united, channelling our energies, expertise & geniuses towards one just cause.

Nurses, and other healthcare professionals, were suddenly placed in the spotlight. The world now started seeing how important we were. We could not sit at home because of the pandemic scare, we had to go to work to take care of those suffering, putting our lives and those of our loved ones at risk.

Though many of us died, we dared not surrender. We kept fighting, against all odds, we kept pushing. And now, we are emerging victorious.

As the pandemic gradually leaves us, leaving a trail of destruction & death behind, we all are tasked with the responsibilities of re-building…(to be continued)…

CARE | February Edition

We are excited to bring to you the month of February’s edition of CARE, our official newsletter.

In it, you will find featured INSPIRE, our monthly interview session, a portion dedicated to our Digital Health Hub, Carecode, and a new series that we started on our blog – The Art Of Nursing.

It is free & smart. Get your copy here, and do not forget to share with friends, families & colleagues.

Keep the inspiration on…


Nurturing Your Innovative Ideas: Fighting To Keep Them Alive | Leadership

You have to be adamant, determined & ready to fight for your ideas like you were fighting for your own life. Yes, it’s that tough. If you do not fight for your ideas, I can boldly tell you that nobody will fight for you, yes, not even your Mother or Wife, they have their own battles to fight. So, it’s all up to you, to fight for what you believe.

Care City’s Partnership With ZACRAC: Partners For The Future Of Digital Health In Nigeria & Africa

We decided to design a free Data Science Webinar for Healthcare Professionals in Nigeria & Africa (not limited to us here in Africa though), the free webinar will aim to sensitize healthcare professionals, exposing them to the realities of DATA & its wide variety of importance & use in the field of healthcare, especially in Nigeria & Africa (you all know that I have a bias & unquenchable love for my country, it’s just natural, and as a leader & writer, I always make sure that this pride is showcased in all that I do).  


Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s