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GAMLS demands financial clearance to recruit over 2,000 qualified, licensed medical laboratory practitioners

The Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (GAMLS) has called on the government as a matter of priority to grant financial clearance for the recruitment of the over two...

Efficient health delivery remains top government priority – Health Minister

Ensuring efficient health delivery in the country, remains a top priority of the government. This is because quality health care, results in happy productive people and this in effect contributes...

Outbreak of Scabies in N/East region of Ghana

Scabies, a contagious, intensely itchy skin condition caused by a tiny, burrowing mite, is spreading like wild fire in the North East Region affecting 246 communities with very little...

Ghana: More than 4,000 breast cancer cases recorded in 2018

More than four thousand breast cancer cases were recorded in the country last year. These keep increasing every day. A Senior Medical Officer, at the University of Ghana Hospital, Dr....

Increase in natural resource industries spikes HIV prevalence in Western region

The Western Region now has the largest population of female sex workers estimated at twenty thousand. This has been attributed to the growth of natural resource industries. The development has...

Health practitioners asked to refrain from negative attitude towards patients

The New Juaben South Municipal Chief Executive, Isaac Appaw Gyasi, has observed that the human-centred approach used by health professionals is fading out as a result of what he...

Dietitian cautions against excessive use of artificial spices

Most Ghanaians have developed an appetite for fast foods due to the busy nature of their work schedules. But there are reports that majority of these fast food vendors lace...

Family constructs 80-bed capacity Pediatric ward for Bongo District Hospital

Congestion at the Bongo District Hospital of the Upper East Region will be a thing of the past following the inauguration of an 80-bed capacity pediatric ward constructed by...

‘I invented a malaria detector after my brother died’

An Ethiopian student who invented an instant malaria detector has told the BBC that investors are willing to back him despite losing out to a 3D printer in a...

Expert appeals for measures to revamp mental health delivery in Ghana

The Head of Mental Health Department of the University of Ghana Nursing and Midwifery School, Dr Samuel Adjorlolo has appealed to government to put measures in place to ensure...

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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...