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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...

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...

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Technical barriers to Trade must be stepping-stones–Prof Dodoo

For the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to succeed, countries must ensure that Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) become stepping-stones rather than obstacles,...

Gov’t introduces ‘One -Pupil-One-Cocoa Drink’ policy for school feeding program

Government of Ghana is implementing policies that will help instill the habit of cocoa consumption in the populace and will in the long run,...

Acting IGP directs speedy investigation into death of two policemen

The acting Inspector General of Police,  (IGP), has directed a speedy investigation into the death of two Policemen. The two officers were ‘killed’ at Manso...