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Noguchi Medical Research Institute appeals for support

The Noguchi Memorial Institute of Medical Research is appealing to government for financial support to enable it to conduct relevant research that will benefit the country. Director of the Institute,...

Sugar-added labels could prevent 600,000 diabetes cases study says

Offering consumers more information about added sugar in food products could reduce the number of heart disease and diabetes diagnoses by hundreds of thousands, a new study says. Between 2018...

NHIA rolls-out electronic renewal system

In a bid to strengthen the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and ease pressure during renewal of the card, the management of the scheme, has introduced a renewal mobile...

Children ‘exceed recommended sugar limit by age 10’

Children in the UK exceed the maximum recommended sugar intake for an 18-year-old by the time they are 10, according to experts. This is based on their total sugar consumption...

First malaria drug in 60 years given approval

A drug to treat malaria - the first such pill to get approval in 60 years - has been given the green light by...

Over 95% OPD attendance in Upper West are NHIS card holders

Upper West is one the Regions with the highest NHIS membership coverage in the Country in terms of percentage. The Region is equally making waves in relation to health service...

Use modern technology and innovation to improve health care delivery-Health Director

The Upper West Regional Director of Health Services, Dr. Osei Kufour Afreh has urged all managers and staff within the health sector to embrace the use of modern technology...

Afternoon nap is good for your blood pressure

Good news for those who like a midday snooze; a nap may help to lower blood pressure. Researchers at the Asklepieion General Hospital in Voula, Greece, carried out a study,...

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...

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...

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Live in peace and harmony – VEEP tells Ghanaians in Easter message

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has wished Christians and all Ghanaians a happy Easter celebration and urged them to live in peace and harmony. He...

Notre Dame official says `computer glitch’ could be fire culprit

PARIS — A "computer glitch" may have been behind the fast-spreading fire that ravaged Notre Dame, the cathedral's rector said Friday, as architects and construction...

President Akufo-Addo mourns Major Gen. Vib Sanskrit

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed sadness over the death of Major General Francis Vib-Sanziri, the Head of Ghana Mission and Force Commander...