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Ebola drugs show ‘90% survival rate’ in breakthrough trial

Ebola may soon be a "preventable and treatable" disease after a trial of two drugs showed significantly improved survival rates, scientists have said. Four drugs were trialled on patients in...

Government urged to contribute to Global Fund to save lives

Civil Society Organisation in health, taking care of vulnerable groups are appealing to the government to contribute to the Global Fund, to enable them access funding to take care...

Akatsi residents cry over abandoned hospital project

Residents of Akatsi in the Akatsi South District of the Volta Region have called on government to complete work on the new Akatsi South District Hospital started in 2012. The...

Burundi’s YouTube star dies of malaria aged six

A six-year-old YouTube star known in Burundi for his popular comedy sketches has died of malaria, his manager says. Darcy Irakoze, known as Kacaman, was a primary school pupil who...

1,800 dead as malaria ‘epidemic’ rages in Burundi – UN

Malaria has killed more than 1,800 people in Burundi this year, the U.N.’s humanitarian agency says, a death toll rivaling a deadly Ebola outbreak in neighboring Democratic Republic of...

Governing Board of the Traditional Medicine Practice Council inaugurated

The Governing Board of the Traditional Medicine Practice Council (TMPC) was inaugurated in Accra on Tuesday with a call on them to find ways and means to monitor and...

Healthcare providers threaten legal action over unpaid NHIS claims

Private healthcare providers in the country are threatening to sue the National Health Insurance Authority to have the court compel the authority to pay all monies owed them. According to...

All nine government ambulances in UWR are grounded – Minister

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, Upper West Regional Minister has disclosed that all the nine government ambulances serving the health needs of the people in the region are currently grounded. The...

Dr. Akwasi Osei rejects calls to decriminalise cannabis use

The Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Authority, Dr. Akwasi Osei, says calls for the decriminalisation of some narcotics such as cannabis by advocates cannot be heeded to. He...

MoH reaffirms commitment to quality healthcare for all

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has reaffirmed its commitment to improve the health status of the indigenous Ghanaian population. It is also seeing to it that the government’s vision...

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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...