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COVID-19: Tamale quarantine escapee found

The Guinean national who escaped from quarantine at a guest house in Tamale has been found. The 21 year old Guinean was among ten persons in mandatory quarantine after...

Ghana to send 375 qualified nurses to work in Barbados

Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has, in principle, agreed to a request by the Prime Minister of Barbados,  Mia Amor Mottley, to send some three hundred and seventy-five...

Ghana receives drugs that may help treat covid-19 from local pharmaceutical companies

Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research says it has received potential drug candidates that may help treat covid-19 infections from some local pharmaceutical companies. The Director of the Institute, Prof....

Ghanaian woman gives birth to healthy baby that grew in her abdomen instead womb

A rare incident in medical history has occurred at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital, formerly Ridge hospital. A twenty six year old- woman, who carried her baby in the abdomen...

Gov’t imports 275 ambulances for all Constituencies

Government has imported 275 ambulances to be distributed to all Constituencies in the country. The procurement of the ambulances which is to build the national ambulance stock, forms part of...

Historic: Ghana performs first brain surgery without cutting skull

A seven-member team of Ghanaian doctors has performed the first-ever brain surgery in the country, without cutting the skull. The minimally invasive brain surgery is the technique by which health...

Wiawso hospital records zero maternal death

The Sefwi Wiawso Municipal Hospital has since the beginning 2019, not recorded any maternal mortality. This is as a result of an improved facility and also interventions put in place by...

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...

Cuba to train 40 medical students a year from Zongo and deprived communities

The Government of Cuba has accepted to train forty (40) brilliant but needy medical students a year from Zongo, inner city and other deprived communities in Ghana. This follows a...

Cure for HIV and AIDS potentially discovered in Ghana

Ghana could be the proud discoverer of an eventual cure for HIV and AIDS, a global disease burden which has claimed millions of lives, rendering children orphans and shattering...

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Africa

COVID-19: 40 South Africa soldiers test positive

The South Africa Defence Force (SANDF) has confirmed that at least 40 of its officers have tested positive for coronavirus. "Like all other front-line workers,...

Sierra Leone doctors’ strike leaves COVID-19 patients without care

A doctors' strike in Sierra Leone has left Covid-19 patients in some of the main treatment centres without care. The doctors say they were promised...

World

Japan flooding: Many feared dead in flooded care home

Fifteen people are believed dead and nine are missing on Japan's southern island of Kyushu as devastating rains cause flooding and landslides. Fourteen victims were...

Khashoggi murder: Turkish absentia trial of 20 Saudis opens

Twenty Saudi nationals have gone on trial in absentia in Turkey over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He was killed inside the Saudi...