In Quantum Physics, Oteng Brown sees not just a model for deeper understanding of the universe but the art of healing.
The Director of water molecular engineering company believes that with an in-depth knowledge of the gifts of quantum physics to medicine, humans will be better equipped to prevent disease and promote optimal health for everyone in the world. He talks to Sun Health about his ideas of merging quantum physics to create solutions that address imbalances in the body, mind, and spirit, to achieve optimal health.
Everyone calls you Dr Brown, but you are not a typical medical doctor are you?
No I’m not a typical medical doctor as per the highly, controlled, monopolised health system humanity finds itself in today. It’s because those who are thought to be Doctors as per current health system are not given full information about human health, 60% of the body is water and this larger percentage that sustains the human body they do no study it. If conventional doctors could add quantum physics to their education they could be able solve most health problems because quantum physics explains how the human cell works at its basic level. And so while I’m not doctor in the conventional sense, I can bring back the body to good health condition.
Tell us a bit about yourself, your background and why your name is on so many people’s mouths?
I was born in Francistown and studied at Mater Spei College, finished 2007 and went on to enroll at National university of science and technology(NUST) Bulawayo Zimbabwe after my high school privately sponsored. In 2012 I started learning Quantum physics at Low Lantent inhibition Group (LLI)Oriental Group of Dubai where I learnt a lot on the basics of the human body ,Water and physical environment .With excitement of what I learnt I decided to come back to Africa to share my knowledge. I have worked with Canadian based Doctor Ian Tietjen and Fraiser from Vancouver university via university of Botswana ,Department of Biological Sciences. I guess my name is on peoples mouths because, once all the modern health solutions and doctors fail you, that’s when I come in and bring the solution 99.1% .I basically heal people of clinically untreatable conditions using water with the shape of life.
You studied Quantum Physics. In very simple terms, can you discuss what exactly it entails and what bearing (if any) quantum physics has on understanding illness and health.
Quantum physics is the study of nature and behaviour of matter and energy at atomic and subatomic level. In very simple terms it is concerned with how the natural world behaves. Understanding of illness and health according to quantum physics is that both illness and health has frequency (energy or vibe) just like radio stations have frequency you tune into to pick up certain radio station of your choice so we can change the frequency of the ill body to pick up healthy frequency. Quantum physics is like God’s scientific power that all mankind cannot fall sick if they are allowed to exercise it. But we live in a world of controlled and monopolised information so that some may depend on others.
What services do you provide to your clients?
I provide mankind with the shape of life found in my water then their bodies feel better after long suffering. The issue is the shape of the liquid.
Take us through what a consultative session would entail?
I need to know your lifestyle first especially your profession and check body mass.
Conventional medicine for example antibiotics, have saved so many lives over the centuries (as a result of advancements in science). Why should we go back to basics?
Basics empower mankind and reduce dependency and therefore reduce unnecessary health bills for both government and its citizens. All the money in the world allocated to health is too much when nature already has permanent solutions for our ailments, if we paid attention.
Why is it important to get to the root cause of the disease rather than just treating the symptoms?
I believe you already know the answer to that. First of all treating the root cause is a forbidden practice in today’s health care systems. It is big business to keep people ill, just managing their symptoms so companies can make money. Some of your questions are controversial, dealing with root cause puts an end to illness.
What are your thoughts on the idea of Hippocrates’ quote “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”?
Well said 100% food is our most basic need and our building blocks. Hippocrates referred to organic wholesome food .You see the body has its own health frequency, vibe or energy and it’s maintained by organic food which has similar frequency. Anything else destroys the body’s natural chemistry.
Many people rely on nutritional supplements as their first line of defense against health problems. In contrast, you emphasise water. Why is that your starting point?
I did not emphasise water but water with the shape of life. It is liquid that has the ability to affect human emotions incase you feel stressed or depressed. Yes in the absence of water with shape of life, people may drink any drinkable water since the body will shape it to have the shape of life but this is energy consuming and that energy could be used for other body functions. Concerning supplements most of them are not absorbable by the body because they are not organic their frequency or energy is not similar to the one of the body.
How do you know, this water (with the shape of life) works?
Before I could do test and work with other reputable organization , during my studies we had to study the reality of nature before any organization or individual could give us scientific support. The reality of nature is this, the shape of life exist in nature to allow life to be in the way in which mankind can replicate that shape of life and succeeds .This is not my theory it’s NATURES theory. I had to study it share it with mankind for good health just like it’s also used in other areas like auto mechanics, mining etc for example the shape of life is found in your car wheels, the bolt and nut that hold your wheel has six sides that’s the shape of life it enables your car to move but for scientific proof that water with shape of life works, I did scientific test on in vitro investigation of anti HIV with (in vitro means in test tube) with Prof Kerstin Andrae-Marobela, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Botswana.
How can people take better control of their own health?
It’s a difficult question to answer because the answer is controversial but they can first make a decision that does not negatively affect their emotions found in the soul. The positive emotions like joy, peace and happiness have the power to prevent and eliminate illness as well as to raise white blood cells. Worry is often the cause of illness.
Above all and on top of the already known ways of keeping healthy, mankind must read books. Knowledge brings a sense of peace while ignorance brings worry. Notice I did not talk about food, water or exercising because most people know and do those things but still fall sick. STRESS AND DEPRESSION of the soul, are the hidden causes of illness today.
Caroline Gartland speaks on Children and Mental Health
Tell us about yourself and your background
I’m originally from the UK but have been in Botswana for eight years so this is now home! I have a Combined Honours degree in Psychology an MSc in Mental Health and have had a pretty varied career.
I started off working with offenders doing rehabilitation programmes; went on to support the victims of domestic violence then ended up working in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services for the National Health Service.
I’ve done a lot of work, mainly voluntary, in different fields since being in Botswana but my passion is now Early Childhood Mental Health.
What does your work entail?
Early childhood mental health is mainly working with parents, caregivers and teachers to help them understand how children develop and the best ways to support their mental health and brain development as they grow. It’s about providing training and opportunities for families to bond with their children and introducing new ways of playing and interacting.
What sparked your interest in early childhood mental health?
Quite simply, having my own children! My daughter was born five years ago and I was fascinated watching her develop and grow. It occurred to me that the younger you begin to consider mental health and provide tools for resilience against life’s adversities, the better outcomes you are likely to have.
I began reading everything I could get my hands on, and completed a diploma in Infant Mental Health. I’ve worked down the lifespan but I feel I’m now where I belong, working with babies and young children.
What mental health issues have you observed in children in Botswana?
Mental Health is still stigmatised around the world and Botswana is no exception. Most people immediately think of mental illness, but mental health is about so much more; we all have mental health and some days we are fine and able to deal with life’s challenges and some days we need more support and tools under our belt to help us cope.
Young children can experience mental health problems. Anxiety is a common one, but we are more likely to focus on the behaviour we see rather than how the child is feeling. An anxious child who refuses to go to school may be labelled as ‘difficult’ or ‘naughty’ but what they are expressing is a painful emotion that they need help dealing with.
Describe one thing you find fulfilling and challenging about working in this industry.
Working with children and families is a pleasure and a privilege. To make life a little bit easier for someone is all that matters, you don’t have to be out there saving the world to make a difference.
My major challenge is time. I would love to do more, I’d love to do an MSc in play therapy and a couple of other therapeutic techniques I’ve come across in Europe but that gets put on hold as I focus on my own family and business.
Can you share an anecdote about how mental health consultation works?
I think that education, understanding and connection are the three keys to giving a child the best start in life. Led by that, SensoBaby provides classes in the community for parents and caregivers to connect with their infants.
We offer workshops on parenting and play to foster understanding of child development and wellbeing and we are available to troubleshoot specific problems an individual or agency has with the young children in their care or the systems they have in place. When it comes to individual parents, mostly what they need is to feel heard, supported and guided in their parenting choices.
You can read all the baby books in the world but they won’t give you the answers you need for your child, through responsive parenting and connection, you’ll find you have the solutions you need.
What advice do you have for child-care providers or early childhood teachers who are at their wits’ end over a child’s challenging behaviour but don’t have access to a consultant?
Empathy is an important and undervalued skill – the ability to consider another’s viewpoint. What is that child feeling? Their behaviour might be challenging and hard to deal with but often the root cause is an unmet need. There’s a famous quote from an American Clinical Psychologist, “The children who need love the most, will ask for it in the most unloving ways.”
Does a mother’s mental health affect her foetus? How important would you say is paying attention to women’s well being during pregnancy as with their physical well being?
100% yes. It is so important to support a woman’s wellbeing during pregnancy. As an example, if the mother experiences significant stress and rising levels of cortisol (the stress hormone) during pregnancy, the foetus will be affected and in some cases will be more sensitive to stress in childhood or later in life.
Pregnant women and new families (Dads as well!) deserve nurturing care themselves and shouldn’t be afraid to ask for support. SensoBaby run FREE monthly coffee mornings to support pregnant and new mothers because we understand the importance of maternal wellbeing.
Do smart phones and television make our children mentally ill as is often purported?
I don’t think technology is always the villain it’s made out to be. The key is in the relationship with that technology. Moderate use of TV’s and smart phones are fine, as long as they aren’t a substitute for outdoor play, imaginative play and meaningful interactions. If a child is crying or upset and we hand them a device to keep them quiet then we have missed an important opportunity for connection, helping them process what is going on and supporting them to calm down and settle themselves.
Now, I know you are involved in an exciting programme that helps caregivers and children to bond and get the children off to the best start in life through play. Can you say a little bit about that work and just how you are seeing it play out?
SensoBaby is our baby; a project born from passion and a desire to support families in Botswana. We offer play-based classes for children and their caregivers that are underpinned by the principles of child wellness as well as early foundations for learning.
When you provide developmentally appropriate opportunities to play, you learn so much about your child. That understanding and observation builds strong connections, which will form the basis of that child’s future relationships and self esteem. Play is so much more than ‘a fun activity.’
We offer a number of trainings and workshops for parents, nannies and community stakeholders and hope to increase our offerings this year. Our community partnerships and voluntary programmes have been successful so far and we hope to see more impact in 2018.
We currently serve the Gaborone community but would like to expand throughout Botswana as opportunities arise. The response to SensoBaby has been fantastic so far and we can’t wait to see how far we can go with the concept!
Terence Mohammed explains intricacies of clinical trials
What does a lab manager do?
As BHP laboratory manager, I am responsible for providing an oversight in the technical operations of the laboratory, including the clinical trials processing and testing labs. As part of the laboratory management, I also provide leadership in planning, implementing and completion of research activities and to ensure that laboratory operations and data generated is in accordance with Good Clinical Laboratory Practice. The lab manager is also expected to provide an oversight on the laboratory quality management system and laboratory expenditure.
Describe your career trajectory. How did you get to where you are now?
I joined BHP in 2007 as a laboratory research assistant. I worked for two years in various BHP clinical trials for diagnosing and monitoring of HIV/AIDS in clinical trials participants. In 2009, I got transitioned to the BHP research laboratory to work as a research fellow where I got assigned to work on various basic science projects. In 2014, I worked as a research laboratory coordinator where I was mainly involved in day to day routine management of the research laboratory activities including; conduct of research projects, preparation of education activities and mentoring of new research fellows, students and interns. In 2015, I got promoted to the position of deputy laboratory manager where I assisted the lab manager in overseeing the technical operations of the lab. In 2017, I got promoted to the position of lab manager.
What’s a typical day/week at the Botswana Harvard Partnership (BHP) for you?
I participate in a lot of weekly meetings; laboratory management and departmental meetings. I am also expected to attend meetings for the various clinical trials which we provide laboratory services to. These include local site meetings and international conference calls with study principal investigators and sponsors. I also review and authorise laboratory orders ensuring continuous operation of laboratory work and within allocated budgets. In addition, I also allocate time to walk around the different laboratory departments on a regular basis in order to interact with staff and learn more about their challenges. This facilitates discussions on how to improve our laboratory operations and working environment.
What are the main health and safety issues for lab technologists?
Exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissues, which may contain infectious agents and also exposure to ultra-cold materials such as liquid nitrogen and dry ice. However, all necessary laboratory safety trainings are mandatory and staff has access to personal protective equipment including lab coats and gloves which are a requirement for certain tasks.
What aspects of your role do you enjoy the most?
I enjoy the daily interaction with researchers in the field of HIV/AIDS, both locally and internationally. It makes me proud to be part of a team that is working towards ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic in our region as it has decimated the population for over two decades now. With our work, I hope Batswana become increasingly cognisant of the task ahead of us and unify to bring an end to the pandemic.
What would you say the biggest challenge in your field is? Discuss one thing in particular?
Supply of laboratory reagents and consumables can be challenging as sometimes we experience supply stock-out and delays in delivery.
On a basic level, what skills does your job demand?
A lab manager should be able to organise and run effective meetings. It is important to set up an effective meeting agenda and be able to assign key action items to staff
-To be able to communicate effectively and create a positive atmosphere in the working environment. It is also important for the lab manager to be able to motivate staff and also be approachable to staff whenever required.
-A lab manager is expected to have leadership skills in order to provide direction to team members and ensure that the institution goals are effectively met.
-To be able to manage budgets and always be alert to ensure that the laboratory current spend does not exceed target spend.
You have done some research on HIV-1c gp120 in recently and chronically infected individuals in Botswana. For starters what is HIV-1c gp120? A brief background on the research and what the findings were?
Gp 120 stands for glycoprotein 120. This is a protein found on the outer surface of HIV and it used by the virus to enter human cells thereby causing infection. Previous research has shown that gp120 characteristics and properties could be susceptible to change overtime during the progression of the disease. Therefore, we used two groups of study participants at various stages of disease progression (i.e. recently and chronically infected) to see if there are changes in structure and properties of gp120 during the course of the disease. This research highlighted the need to further investigate gp120 in order to get information that maybe useful in the development and designing of an effective vaccine
What advice would you give someone interested in becoming a research fellow?
I would advise them to read a lot in their field of interest and also be aggressive enough to seek opportunities of attachment to a relevant institution. Furthermore, they should seek to interact with experts in the field in order to keep themselves in the loop should a research fellowship become available.
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