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‘Three-person’ baby boy born in Greece

Fertility doctors in Greece and Spain say they have produced a baby from three people in order to overcome a woman's infertility. The baby boy was born weighing 2.9kg (6lbs)...

GHS to begin implementation of new malaria vaccine in May

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) in partnership with stakeholders will on the 1st of next month (May), start a pilot implementation of a Malaria vaccine in six selected regions...

Switzerland says coffee ‘no longer essential’ to human survival — social media disagrees

Switzerland's government is set to end mandatory stockpiling of emergency coffee beans after it was deemed "no longer essential" to human survival. According to the Swiss Office for National Economic...

Assessing mental health of pregnant women and lactating mothers

The Center for People’s Empowerment and Rights Initiatives (CPRI) has said an estimated 40 percent of mental health cases go undetected at Out Patients Departments (OPDs). The organization is therefore...

David Beckham appeals for end of malaria ‘in nine languages’ for campaign

Former England footballer David Beckham is not known for his polyglot skills but he is leading a new anti-malaria campaign where he appears to be speaking nine languages. He's in...

The diets cutting one in five lives short every year

The food we eat is putting 11 million of us into an early grave each year, an influential study shows. The analysis, in the Lancet, found that our daily diet...

Ghana takes steps to promote Universal Health Care Package

The Minister of Health, Mr. Kwaku Agyeman Manu, says steps are being taken to make Universal Health Care (UHC) Package accessible throughout the country by 2030, to improve the...

Access to quality Healthcare is a Right and not a Privilege – Ayawaso West...

The Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon, has noted that access to quality and affordable healthcare is a right and not a privilege. In statement on The Floor to...

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...

Historic: Ghana performs first brain surgery without cutting skull

A seven-member team of Ghanaian doctors has performed the first-ever brain surgery in the country, without cutting the skull. The minimally invasive brain surgery is the technique by which health...

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Live in peace and harmony – VEEP tells Ghanaians in Easter message

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has wished Christians and all Ghanaians a happy Easter celebration and urged them to live in peace and harmony. He...

Notre Dame official says `computer glitch’ could be fire culprit

PARIS — A "computer glitch" may have been behind the fast-spreading fire that ravaged Notre Dame, the cathedral's rector said Friday, as architects and construction...

President Akufo-Addo mourns Major Gen. Vib Sanskrit

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed sadness over the death of Major General Francis Vib-Sanziri, the Head of Ghana Mission and Force Commander...