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UNTOLD FACTS EPISODE THREE: IMPACT OF DISCRIMINATORY LAW ON HEALTH

This episode’s discussion is about the impact of discriminatory law on health and features Dr. Morenike Ukpong (Associate Professor, OAU) and Dr. Sekoni Adekemi (Senior lecturer, College of Medicine, University of Lagos). Moses discuss with Dr. Morenike and Dr. Sekoni on how discriminatory laws can limit access to health for LGBT persons and why medical practitioners must speak against any law that try to limit access to health.


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  1. For anyone to say he wants to train as a healthcare worker, you must be someone that has feelings for humanity. – Dr. Sekoni
    This is a lowkey chastisement to those doctors who’d in full knowledge of their job description deny healthcare to people that need it based on their sexuality.

    • shakespeareanwalter

      And that’s just it, the fact that our healthcare professionals are not primarily guided by a feeling for humanity. For how can you in good conscience know that you are tasked to save lives, and still turn away someone needing saving simply because of your prejudice?

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