By Christopher Ambe Shu
”Are your parents aware that you are sick?” Ngwa, a Cameroonian, provocatively asked his classmate, John, who had just stopped coughing and was catching his breath. “I don’t blame you. I didn’t buy it?” fumed John in reply. Even though John, looking frail, had been coughing with difficulty, for over two weeks he did not deem it necessary to consult a medical doctor to ascertain the cause of his troubling cough.