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Ghana, Novartis sign MOU to improve treatment of sickle cell disease

Ghana is set to scale-up the usage of hydroxyurea, a generic drug for the treatment of Sickle Cell Disease in all health facilities to reduce the cost of its...

Ministry of Health to engage more medical herbalists

Ministry of Health has begun the integration of herbal and alternative medicine practice into the mainstream health delivery system. Following the successful piloting of the integration in 33 public health...

New Korle-Bu Children’s Emergency Care Unit to be completed in two weeks

Work on a forty-one bed capacity Children’s Emergency Care Unit at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital will be completed in two weeks. It will help to reduce the number of child...

Recruitment of Nurse Assistants begins tomorrow

Following financial clearance granted by the Ministry of Finance for the recruitment of the 2016 batch of Nurse Assistants, Clinical and Preventive from Public Health Training Institutions, the Ghana...

14, 524 nurse assistants to be recruited this month

President Akufo-Addo has announced that fourteen thousand, five hundred and twenty-four (14,524) Nurse Assistants (Clinical and Preventive) will be recruited this month (February, 2019) to augment the efforts of...

Nigerian doctors to check outbreak of Lassa fever

 Medical doctors in Nigeria said Monday that plans were under way to bring the outbreak of Lassa fever under control in the country. The recent resurgence in the reported cases...

Accra: GHS to register households for free distribution of insecticide bed nets

The Ghana Health Service (GHS), will from the 22nd to 28th of this month (November) start the distribution of long lasting insecticide nets to all registered households in the...

Stakeholders want legislative instrument on mental health law approved

Civil Society Organisations working in the area of Mental Health have called on the Government to expedite action on the approval of the Legislative Instrument on Mental Health Law. They...

Government urged to prioritise investment in mental health

The World Health Organisation, (WHO), Dr. Owen Laws Kaluwa, Country Representative, has called on the Government to develop and strengthen evidence-based programmes to address the mental health needs of...

Workers of Tamale Teaching Hospital back to work

Workers of the Tamale Teaching Hospital who went on strike are back to work. Public Relations Officer of the Hospital, Dr. Osei Mensah told host Ibrahim Kwarteng on GBC’s...

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Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has wished Christians and all Ghanaians a happy Easter celebration and urged them to live in peace and harmony. He...

Notre Dame official says `computer glitch’ could be fire culprit

PARIS — A "computer glitch" may have been behind the fast-spreading fire that ravaged Notre Dame, the cathedral's rector said Friday, as architects and construction...

President Akufo-Addo mourns Major Gen. Vib Sanskrit

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed sadness over the death of Major General Francis Vib-Sanziri, the Head of Ghana Mission and Force Commander...