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Coronavirus: ‘Maintain good hygiene, whoever you are, wherever you are’

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described the broad acceptance of measures to combat the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic in Ghana as encouraging. According to President Akufo-Addo in...

COVID 19: Togbe Afede donates sanitizers, GHC100,000 to two hospitals

Togbe Afede XIV, Agbogbomefia of Asogli State, has donated sanitizers and GHC100,000.00 to two hospitals in Ho for the fight against COVID-19. The hospitals are; Ho Teaching Hospital-GHC60,000.00 and Ho...

Quality health care should be made accessible to everyone

Programmes Development Manager of Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights, ARHR, Joyce Amedoe says quality health care should be accessible to all people despite their disability and geographical location. She said...

Dental surgeons urge England’s schools to go sugar-free

Dental surgeons are calling for the government in England to encourage all schools to go sugar-free in a bid to combat tooth decay. They say it is essential to cut...

Ghana to commemorate World Malaria Day April 25

Ghana will join other countries to commemorate World Malaria Day coming Thursday. This is done yearly to project the country's efforts, progress and challenges in implementing malaria control interventions. Briefing the...

Gov’t urged to include the treatment of hepatitis on the NHIS

A Physician Specialist at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr. Adwoa Agyei-Nkansah, says the treatment of hepatitis is highly expensive and patients who are suffering from the disease cannot be...

Switzerland says coffee ‘no longer essential’ to human survival — social media disagrees

Switzerland's government is set to end mandatory stockpiling of emergency coffee beans after it was deemed "no longer essential" to human survival. According to the Swiss Office for National Economic...

Centre of Awareness Global Peace Mission reacts to COA FS recall

The Founder of the Centre of Awareness Global Peace Mission, manufacturers of COA FS, Professor Samuel Ato Duncan says the Company respects the decision of the FDA to recall...

Ghana makes strides in PPE production and supply – President Akufo-Addo

 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says government has enabled significant domestic production and supply of protective equipment to health workers as they wage war on COVID-19.   They have received,...

Calibrate medical equipment – GSA urges health practitioners

Doctors, nurses and other health practitioners have been advised to ensure the tools and equipment they work with which are marked with measurements are properly calibrated by the Ghana...

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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...