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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Gov’t describes as total mischief, claims of abandoning hospital projects

Government has described as untrue, claims by the opposition that it has abandoned hospital projects dotted around the country. The Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu at a news conference in...

Fair women at a higher risk of ectopic pregnancy, research finds

Fair women, whether natural or bleached, are at a higher risk of developing ectopic pregnancy, a new study by the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department of Kwame Nkrumah University of...

Urgent action needed to reduce patient harm in health institutions – Stakeholders

Stakeholders at the 2019 National Patient Safety and Health Care Quality Conference, have called for urgent action to reduce patient harm, at health institutions across the country. The call comes...

Stakeholders call for urgent action to reduce patient harm in health institutions

Stakeholders at the 2019 National Patient Safety and Health Care Quality Conference have called for urgent action to reduce patient harm, at health institutions across the country. The call comes...

Registered Midwifery candidates sit for online licensing examination

Registered Midwifery (RM) Candidates from the various training institutions across the country ended their 2019 Online Licensing Examination set by the Nurses and Midwifery Council (NMC) on Monday, September...

Excessive consumption of ‘koobi’ can cause heart-related diseases – Cardiologist

A Cardiologist, Dr. Abdul Samed Tanko has cautioned against excessive consumption of salted tilapia, popularly known as ‘koobi’, citing it as one of the causes of heart-related diseases. He said...

Zipline appoints new board member

The Zipline Technology, the world’s first medical drone delivery service, has announced the appointment of Paul David Hewson, popularly known in the showbiz industry as "Bono", to its board...

Prez Akufo-Addo inducts 378 new doctors, dentists; announces arrival of ambulances

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has inducted 378 newly qualified medical doctors and dentists into the country’s healthcare delivery system. Speaking at the induction ceremony on Friday, September 13, 2019,...

Accept postings to remote areas – Health Minister to newly trained medical practitioners

The Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang Manu, has appealed to doctors to accept postings to rural areas in order to achieve universal access to health care delivery. Currently there are 7,500...

Government committed to improving healthcare infrastructure – Minister

The Minister of Health, Kwaku Agemang-Manu, has said that government is committed to improving quality healthcare infrastructure for national development. He said the Ministry was committing funds especially in the...

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Africa

Nigeria shuts Action Against Hunger aid group ‘for feeding militants’

Nigeria's army has stopped the work of international NGO Action Against Hunger accusing it of supplying a militant Islamist group with food and drugs. The...

Free Trade Agreement must serve African interests

The Paramount Chief of Akwamu Traditional Area, Odeneho Kwafo Akoto III, has called on leaders to ensure the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA)...

World

Global climate strikes kick off ahead of UN summit on climate change

As world leaders prepare to meet in New York for a UN Climate Summit next week, millions of young people all over the world...

Tunisia’s former president Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali has died, lawyer confirms

Former Tunisian president Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali has died, his lawyer, Mounir Ben Salha, confirmed to Euronews by telephone. Ben Ali fled to Saudi Arabia...