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120 nurses to be sent to Barbados, MoH confirms

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has confirmed that 120 nurses out of 598 applicants will be selected for the two years contract at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Bridgetown,...

Over 27 thousand people immunized against Lymphatic Filariasis in DBI

Twenty-seven thousand, two hundred and two, (27,202), out of a total of thirty-three thousand, six hundred and ninety five, (33,695 ), residents in all fifty four (54), communities in...

Call for support for diabetes patients

The National Co-ordinator of Non-Communicable Diseases, Ghana, Labram Musah has asked government to support patients in the management of diabetes because of its heavy toll on sufferers due to...

Interviews underway to recruit nurses to Barbados

A team from Barbados has begun interviewing some specialised nurses for recruitment to health institutions in that country on a two-year work contract. A total of 598 health professionals with...

Call for dialogue on finding lasting solution to ”No bed’ syndrome in hospitals

The Chief Executive Officer of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Dr. Oheneba Owusu Danso, has called for a national dialogue and consensus on the best way forward for a...

Call for education to help people spot diabetes symptoms early

International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is raising awareness on the impact that diabetes has on the family and support network of those affected, and promoting the role of the family...

UN leads bid for cheaper insulin, expanding access for diabetics worldwide

Overly expensive insulin could be a thing of the past – and life-changing news – for millions of diabetics under a plan launched by the World Health Organization (WHO)...
WHO approves world’s first-ever Ebola vaccine

WHO approves world’s first-ever Ebola vaccine

The World Health Organization WHO) has approved the world’s first-ever vaccine against Ebola in a major step in the fight against the pandemic. The drug, called Ervebo and manufactured by...

307 ambulances procured to assist healthcare delivery – Ken Ofori-Atta

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, says government's commitment to improving the lives of the ordinary Ghanaian is crystal clear and yielding positive results. Highlighting some of the gains made by...

WHO prequalifies Ebola vaccine, paving way for its use in high-risk countries

The World Health Organization (WHO) today prequalified an Ebola vaccine for the first time, a critical step that will help speed up its licensing, access and roll-out in countries...

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Africa

Israeli PM Netanyahu indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust

Israel's Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit announced Thursday that he was indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Netanyahu...

ECA, Partners Convene Capacity Building Workshop on Infrastructure delivery and PPPs in West Africa

The Economic Commission for Africa and its partners the Global Infrastructure Hub and the African Development Bank will convene A workshop from November 26...

World

Belgrade orders probe into ‘Russia-Serbia cash handover’ video

Belgrade has launched a probe after a video emerged purporting to show a Russian diplomat or intelligence officer handover a wad of cash to...

Man arrested at Indian airport for impersonating Lufthansa pilot

Frequent flier Rajan Mahbubani thought he had discovered the ultimate hack for getting preferential treatment at airports. Instead it got him arrested. In a case...