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Around 123 million infants received at least one vaccine in 2017 – says UN

A record-breaking total of around 123 million, or nine out of 10, infants, received at least one dose of...

Condoms That Change Color In Contact with STD Win Tech Award

Sex is the basis for human existence. Let’s face it, without it, none of us would be here. It is a wonderful and enjoyable activity that helps people bond...

E-cigarettes can safely help people quit smoking, study says

E-cigarettes can safely help people quit smoking traditional cigarettes, a new study says. People who used e-cigarettes to stop smoking had nearly twice the one-year abstinence rate of those who...

Over 100 patients benefit from free corrective surgeries

Patients with various degrees of deformities who hitherto could not afford the high cost of plastic surgery have had their deformities corrected at no cost. A US-based not-for-profit organization,...

Ghana marked World Malaria Day with US President’s malaria initiative

The World marked Malaria Day with the theme “Zero malaria starts with me”. The United States, through the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) is joined forces with the National...

Ghana Health Service Launches 2018 Family Planning Week

 The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has launched the 2018 Family planning week in Accra. The focus of the year’s launch is to sensitise Citizens on the availability of Family Planning...

53-year-old becomes mother through IVF

A 53-year-old woman has become the oldest female in the country to successfully give birth through in-vitro fertilisation (IVF). Mrs Vivian Tanson was delivered of a set of twins, both...

FDA withdraws Hydrocortisone injection from market

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says it is immediately withdrawing Hydrocortisone Injection from health facilities and pharmaceutical suppliers for safety reasons. The Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate Injection B.P 100 milligram...

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...

Tobacco products to bear pictorial health warnings from November 1

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has announced that effective November 1 tobacco and its products in Ghana will bear Pictorial Health Warnings on their packages. A statement signed by...

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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...