Acta Scientific Paediatrics (ISSN: 2581-883X)

Short Communication Volume 3 Issue 10

Time to ‘Rekindle the Spirit of Ubuntu’

Roosy Aulakh*

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India

*Corresponding Author: Roosy Aulakh, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India.

Received: August 25, 2020; Published: September 25, 2020

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  ‘Ubuntu’, a concept which originated in S. Africa in mid-19th century, is a Nguni Bantu term meaning ‘humanity’. In common translation, ‘Ubuntu’ is taken as “I am because we are”. It is based on a firm belief in universal bond between humans. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated to re-kindle the spirit of Ubuntu as it makes sharing of COVID-19 data, knowledge and research essential. The only way humanity can stand up to the challenge posed by SARS-CoV2 is by means of universal brotherhood and cooperation despite territorial disputes, political/religious/ideological differences and unending desire for world dominance.

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Citation: Roosy Aulakh. “Time to ‘Rekindle the Spirit of Ubuntu’". Acta Scientific Paediatrics 3.10 (2020): 47-48.




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