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33-member committee constituted to address severe acute malnutrition in Poyentanga Sub-District

A thirty-three (33) member committee has been constituted to address ‘severe acute malnutrition’ among children in the Poyentanga Sub-district. The committee will help in the dissemination of vital information to...

NHIS to roll out mobile membership renewal and authentication service

The Deputy Director, Corporate Affairs Directorate of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Oswald Essuah-Mensah has announced that the Scheme is rolling out mobile membership renewal and authentication service...

NHIS membership renewal Apps on mobile phones ready

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has hooked its clients on a new platform that allows them to renew their annual membership on their mobile phones using *842*10#. The system...

Commitee on health inaugurated in Poyentanga to help address malnutrition

The Wa West District in the Upper West Region is still recording high cases of acute malnutrition in the region with the Poyentanga sub-district being the worst affected. The...

Government direct the removal of Asian GIFT fish in Volta Lake

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), has directed the removal and cleanup of all traces of the Asian Genetically Improve Farm Tilapia (GIFT) and...

Funding for HIV, TB and malaria declines

Deputy Minister of Health, Kingsley Aboagye Gyedu has entreated Civil Society Organisations to explore opportunities in the private sector, both locally and externally, to complement government's effort in the...

‘Gene-edited babies’: China halts work of He Jiankui

China has halted the work of the scientist who claims to have created the world's first genetically edited babies, and says it will investigate. He Jiankui caused outrage earlier this...

Use of lorry tires for meat processing,others banned

The West Akyem Municipal Assembly has passed a bye-law banning the use of lorry tyres in the processing of meat for sale by butchers and slaughter houses in the...

303,327 persons to receive Yellow Fever vaccination in Upper East

A total number of 303,327 persons between the ages of 10 to 60 years in the Upper East Region are expected to receive the life time Yellow Fever vaccination...

Tamale Teaching Hospital CEO Chased Out of His Office

The CEO of the Tamale Teaching Hospital, Dr. David Akolbila, was on Monday, August 13, 2018, chased out of his office by a group of young men in Tamale....

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