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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Ayawaso Wuogon MP presents maiden statement

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Lydia Seyram Alhassan, has delivered her maiden statement in Parliament since her swearing-in on February 5, 2019. However, the Minority National...

Family Health Medical School wins Sexual and Reproductive Health competition

Family Health Medical School has won this year's sexual and Reproductive health competition as part of activities marking this year's World Aids day. The competition was among Medical, Nursing, Public...

Yemen hospital airstrike under investigation amid resurgence of deadly cholera

UN human rights staff in Yemen are investigating an apparent airstrike on a hospital in opposition-held territory which reportedly killed at least seven civilians on Tuesday, amid fears that...

Invest Resources into mental health – Dr. Akwasi Osei

The lack of mental health fund to back mental healthcare in Ghana has become one of the major problems affecting the implementation of the mental health policy. Speaking on...

WHO issues first advice on dementia: exercise and don’t smoke

Stopping smoking, a healthy diet and avoiding harmful use of alcohol were also among the recommendations of the WHO’s report, entitled “Risk reduction of cognitive decline and dementia”. Treatment for...

One ambulance, one constituency being held up by procurement challenges- Minister

The Minister for Special Development Initiatives, Mavis Hawa Koomson says the Akufo-Addo administration’s promise of one ambulance per constituency is being held up by procurement challenges. Though Vice President Dr.Mahamadu...

GHS set to promote new maternal and child health record book

The Ghana Health Service (GHS), as part of its Child Health Promotion week will introduce and promote the use of the newly developed maternal and Child Health record book. The...

Impressive African health gains at risk from changing trends- WHO report

Life expectancy across Africa has improved significantly, says a new United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) report released on Thursday, but national health systems must be improved to ensure...

Cholera outbreak declared in cyclone-hit northern Mozambique

Officials declared a cholera outbreak in northern Mozambique on Thursday, a week after cyclone winds, floods, and heavy rains hit the area. Cyclone Kenneth crashed into the province of Cabo...

Processed meat ‘linked to breast cancer’

Regularly eating foods like bacon and sausages may raise the risk of breast cancer, according to researchers. A review of studies found women who ate high levels of processed meat...

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Technical barriers to Trade must be stepping-stones–Prof Dodoo

For the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to succeed, countries must ensure that Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) become stepping-stones rather than obstacles,...

Gov’t introduces ‘One -Pupil-One-Cocoa Drink’ policy for school feeding program

Government of Ghana is implementing policies that will help instill the habit of cocoa consumption in the populace and will in the long run,...

Acting IGP directs speedy investigation into death of two policemen

The acting Inspector General of Police,  (IGP), has directed a speedy investigation into the death of two Policemen. The two officers were ‘killed’ at Manso...