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Pharmacy Council holds stakeholders sensitization meeting with pharmacists & OTCMS

The Pharmacy Council of Ghana has held a stakeholders sensitization meeting with pharmacists and over the counter medicine sellers (OTCMS) in the Upper West Region at Wa. The session was...

FGM ‘increasingly performed on UK babies’

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is increasingly being performed on babies and infants in the UK, the Victoria Derbyshire programme has been told. FGM expert and barrister Dr Charlotte Proudman said...

World Cancer Day: Early cervical cancer diagnosis could save lives of over 300,000 women

Cervical cancer kills more than 300,000 women every year, with one woman diagnosed every minute, despite the fact that it is one of the most preventable and curable forms...

Gov’t urged to pay attention to cervical cancer prevention

As the world marks Cancer Day on Monday February 4, Hope for Future Generations (HFFG), a non- governmental organisation has called on the government to pay special attention to...

Obesity-related cancers rise for younger US generations, study says

Cancers linked to obesity are rising at a faster rate in millennials than in older generations in the United States, the American Cancer Society has said. It said a steep...

More over-75s should take statins, experts say

More people over the age of 75 should be taking statins, scientists have said, following a review of research. There had been a lack of evidence about how much the...

Global community marks World Cancer Day today

Today is World Cancer Day. The day which is organised by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and celebrated each year on February 4 is an opportunity to rally...

‘Delay in constituting Ho Teaching Hospital board worrying’

Professor John Owusu Gyapong, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS), has described as worrying the delay in constituting a governing board for the...

Is breakfast always a good idea?

Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but eating it won't help you lose weight, research suggests. Those who ate breakfast consumed 260 more calories per day...

Gov’t asked to commit more funds to mental health

Mental Health advocates attending a Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa have been tasked to develop compelling campaign strategies, to be incorporated into government's social intervention programmes such as health...

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