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Ghana urged to take advantage of drop in fertility rate

The Acting Eastern Regional Population Officer, Mr Kwasi Owusu Obeng has called on the country to strategically take advantage of the drop in the fertility rate of the country. He...

Lifestyle changes that could lower risk of dementia

Nearly everyone can lower their risk of dementia, even if it runs in the family, by living a healthy lifestyle, research suggests. The study of nearly 200,000 people showed the...

First Ebola case in Congo city of Goma detected

The first case of Ebola in the eastern Congo city of Goma was discovered on Sunday, officials said, raising concerns the virus could spread quicker in a densely populated...

Nandom District Assembly organizes health talk for the elderly

A medical Doctor at the St. Thresea’s Hospital in Nandom, Dr. Aduwia David Adobasom, has advised senior citizens to regularly undergo medical checks. Dr. Aduwia said  ageing is a...

MoH to complete all government financed health facilities

Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyemang Manu has pledged his Ministry’s (MoH) support to complete all government financed health facilities, to create employment opportunities for fresh graduates. He said contrary to...

Syphilis cases soaring in UK and Europe, newly-published data shows

Syphilis cases have skyrocketed in Europe with reported cases up 70% since 2010, a new report has claimed. Experts from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said between...

Upper West records highest malaria cases and related deaths

The Upper West Region recorded the highest number of malaria cases and also topped in malaria related deaths from 2011 to 2016, according to health officials, who describe the...

Drama helps raise awareness on reproductive health rights – NPC

The National Population Council has identified drama and cultural display as a strategic tool for the dissemination of issues on population growth and reproductive health rights. Executive Director of the...

Vaginal bacteria linked to ovarian cancer

Having too few "friendly" vaginal bacteria may increase a woman's chance of ovarian cancer, and swabs can be used to spot this, say researchers. The team, led by University College...

Health Ministry working hard to complete abandoned projects- Sector Minister

Ghana’s Health Minister, Dr. Kweku Agyemang Manu says his ministry is working hard to complete abandoned infrastructure in the health sector. He said government remains committed to complete all hospitals...

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Mother buries newly born baby alive

The Eastern Regional Police has arrested Jenifer Badu, 18, for allegedly burying her newly born baby boy alive in a bush at Owodokum near...

Origins of some idiomatic expressions

An idiomatic expression is a group of words which when taken together gives a different, figurative meaning than that of the individual words which make...

Man sits on toilet for 116 hours to set new Guinness record

A Belgian man spent 116 consecutive hours sitting on a toilet in a local bar in a bid to set a new Guinness World...