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First Lady opens refurbished Osu Maternity Home

Ghana’s First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has commissioned the refurbished Osu Government Maternity home which has been upgraded into a modern facility. The facility was renovated by the Rebecca Foundation...

Mental Health Authority calls for levy to support work

As the world celebrates Mental Health Day today on the theme, "Working Together To Prevent Suicide, A Call For National Action," the Chief Executive of Mental Health Authority, Dr....

Mental Health Alliance calls on Gov’t to decriminalise suicide attempts

The Alliance for Mental Health and Development is calling on the government to decriminalise suicide attempts. It says state agencies, particularly the Mental Health Authority, Ghana Health Service, and the...

Group advocates collective national action to prevent suicides

The Alliance for Mental Health and Development is calling on government to decriminalise suicide attempts. It says state agencies, particularly the Mental Health Authority, Ghana Health Service, and the Department...

Why tomato puree might improve male fertility

Lycopene - a nutrient found in tomatoes - may boost sperm quality, a study has suggested. Healthy men who took the equivalent of two tablespoons of (concentrated) tomato puree a...

A hungry nurse is a ‘potential killer’- Rotation Nurses, Midwives to government

A group of nurses calling itself the Coalition of 2019/2020 Rotation Nurses and Midwives say they are giving government up to October 30, 2019, to settle all Six (6),...

Striking Zimbabwe doctors defy order to resume work

Doctors on strike in Zimbabwe for pay increase defied a government order to resume work yesterday and asked the UN and private businesses to help fund their return to...

Dealing with Breast Cancer in men

Its Breast cancer month, as some will say it’s the ‘PINK MONTH ’. As globally known, breast cancer mostly happens in women, but men can get it, too. Most people...

Sunyani nursing trainees hail President Akufo-Addo

Hundreds of nursing trainees from the Sunyani Nursing and Midwifery Training College have hailed the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for restoring their trainee allowances which were cancelled by...

Regular self-exam is key to detecting breast cancer early – Medical Officer

A medical officer with the Radiotherapy and Anthology department of the Kole Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr. Verna Vanderpuye has advised women to watch out for the symptoms of breast...

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Africa

Morocco pardons journalist Hajar Raissouni jailed on abortion charges

A Moroccan journalist sentenced to a year in jail for premarital sex and having an abortion has been pardoned by King Mohammed VI, officials...

UN official lauds Zambia for efforts to ensure everyone has legal identity

UN Resident Coordinator in Zambia, Dr. Coumba Mar Gadio on Wednesday lauded the southern African nation for how it is seriously dealing with civil registration...

World

Brexit deal agreed but Boris now faces battle back home

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have announced that a Brexit deal has been struck between the...

Largest ever online child porn bust leads to 337 arrests

Three-hundred and thirty-seven suspects were arrested after a massive, international multi-agency operation knocked out a horrific child abuse site. Welcome to Video, a dark web...