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Monday, February 18, 2019

Mental Health Day is marked Globally

Today is World Mental Day. The Day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs to be...

Nationwide Measles-Rubella Vaccination Ends Today

The national Measles-Rubella vaccination and Vitamin A supplement campaign to improve the general health and survival of Ghanaian children ends today. The exercise  was aimed at ensuring healthy lives and...

WHO rates DR Congo as country with second largest ebola outbreak

The World Health Organization reports that the deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is now the second largest in history, after the devastating West Africa outbreak...

World Diabetes Day marked Today

Today is World Diabetes Day. In 2007, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution designating 14 November as World Diabetes Day. The resolution recognised the urgent need to pursue multilateral efforts...

Ghana statistics so far show 4,000 cancer cases

Deputy Head of the National Cancer Control Unit at the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Efua Commey says the increasing cancer cases should be a source of worry to all...

Work on new Fomena Government Hospital stalls

Construction work on the 120-bed facility new Fomena Government Hospital in the Adansi North District in the Ashanti Region has stalled due to lack of funds. The facility initiated by...

Okomfo Anokye blood does not contain HIV or syphilis – Committee

The Five-Member Independent Committee, set up by the Ministry of Health to investigate allegations of blood contamination from the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has debunked the accusation. The Committee...

Physio centre to be constructed at Wenchi Methodist Hospital

An ultra-modern physiotherapy centre estimated at €200,000 is to be constructed at the Wenchi Methodist Hospital. The project, to be completed by December next year, is being funded by a...

Red meat not linked to high cholesterol- Doctor

A Sunyani based Medical Practitioner, Dr. Aaron Asare, has refuted claims that, consumption of red meat increases the risk of high cholesterol. He said red meat contributes only a...

WHO urges governments to invest in Mental Health as Mental Health day is marked...

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for more investment by government into Mental Health. This according to the organisation should be channeled into campaigns to raise awareness on how...

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