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Measles in Europe: infection rates highest in a decade, says UN health agency

Although more children than ever before are being vaccinated against measles across Europe, overall infection rates are the highest in a decade, and a three-fold increase on last year,...

Ayawaso West Wuogon MP visits victims of violence; pays medical bills

The Member of Parliament for the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency, Lydia Seyram Alhassan has visited victims of La Bawaleshie violence in Accra. Seyram Alhassan known as Mama Lydia, was at...

New cases of BP and Diabetes among the youth is alarming – U/W Health...

Information from the Wa Municipal Health Directorate has revealed that more than 90 percent of new hypertension and diabetes cases recorded last year were among young people aged between...

New compulsory stamps for medical practitioners in Ghana

The Medical and Dental Council is to introduce new stamps for all medical practitioners. The stamp will be a compulsory requirement for practice in the country. Registrar at the Medical and...

Sunyani records more HIV infections among pregnant women

HIV prevalence from Mother to Child infection has risen from 2.9 percent in 2017 to 10.8 percent in 2018 in the Sunyani Municipality, while 187 pregnant women tested HIV...

Over seven hundred people screened of various ailments in Bawku

A member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Atlanta Chapter in the USA, Mbawuni Bakutoma, who is a resident of Bawku, has organized a free medical screening exercise for...

New cervical cancer cases high in Ghana

The Ghana Medical Association, GMA, says about three thousand (3,000) new cases of cervical cancers are reported at hospitals every year. Out of this figure, two thousand (2,000) are unable...

Fake Xanax: Anxiety drug deaths an ‘escalating crisis’

The coroner for Northern Ireland has called the rising number of deaths linked to fake versions of the anti-anxiety drug, Xanax, "an escalating crisis". Joe McCrisken says he is signing...

Let’s unite our efforts to fight cancer – Ghana’s First Lady

Ghana has marked the ‘World Cancer Day’ with a call to all stakeholders to unite their efforts to fight the growing cases of the disease in the country. The First...

Public-private partnership needed to ensure effective cancer care – First Lady

First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, says one key strategy towards effective management and control of the increasing cases of all forms of cancer in Ghana will be the adoption...

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Four declared wanted over shooting at NDC Kumasi Office

The Police in Ashanti have declared four persons wanted in connection with a shooting incident at the premises of the regional office of the...

NPP Northern Regional Chairman must resign- Group

Beleaguered Northern Regional Chairman of the NPP, Baatima Samba says he will not resign from his position following calls by the Youth in the...

Mahama condemns shooting at NDC Kumasi Office

Former President Mahama has condemned Monday afternoon's incident that occurred in front of the Ashanti Regional Office of the NDC leading to the death...