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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Greater Accra: 3 Polyclinics inaugurated at Sege, Ashaiman and Ogbojo

The Minister for Health, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu has inaugurated three polyclinics at Sege, Ashaiman and Ogbojo in the Greater Accra Region. The construction of the health facilities is part of government...

Financial clearance given to recruit 54,000 health workers

Financial clearance has been given for more than 54,000 health workers to be recruited by the end of the year. The Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyemang Manu announced this when...

Allied Health Professionals begin indefinite strike over absence of board

Allied Health Professionals including lab technicians, obstetricians, radiologists, physiotherapists and 14 other professionals at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital are on an indefinite strike over the lack of an Allied...

Malaria vaccine trial is safe; poses no threat to children – Health professional assures...

The 2019 International Day of Nurses has been launched in Sunyani, the Bono Regional capital, with a call on health professionals to promote quality service and care delivery. The occasion...

No more posting of health professionals by choice – GHS Director announces

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has introduced an online portal that will ensure an equitable distribution of health professionals across the country, the Director General of GHS, Dr Anthony...

Caesarean sections ‘kill 300,000 annually’- Study reveals

A major new study has found that 300,000 women around the world - almost all of them in developing countries - are dying every year as a result of...

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...

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Africa

Morocco pardons journalist Hajar Raissouni jailed on abortion charges

A Moroccan journalist sentenced to a year in jail for premarital sex and having an abortion has been pardoned by King Mohammed VI, officials...

UN official lauds Zambia for efforts to ensure everyone has legal identity

UN Resident Coordinator in Zambia, Dr. Coumba Mar Gadio on Wednesday lauded the southern African nation for how it is seriously dealing with civil registration...

World

Brexit deal agreed but Boris now faces battle back home

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have announced that a Brexit deal has been struck between the...

Largest ever online child porn bust leads to 337 arrests

Three-hundred and thirty-seven suspects were arrested after a massive, international multi-agency operation knocked out a horrific child abuse site. Welcome to Video, a dark web...