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Speed up work on Volta Teaching Hospital – UHAS Vice chancellor

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Health and Allied Sciences, UHAS, Professor John Gyapong, says Management of the Volta Regional Hospital must fast track process of work in...

UN tuberculosis summit ‘historic opportunity’ to put response ‘back on track’- new WHO report

Countries are not doing enough to end tuberculosis – the world’s deadliest infectious disease – by 2030, warned the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday, at the release of...

Physician Assistants call off strike

Physician Assistants who laid down their tools on the 10th of this month for various reasons have called off their strike following an MOU signed with the Health Ministry. According...

Cataract cases decline in Eastern Region

In 2017, 773 cataract cases were recorded in the Eastern Region as against 1,028 in 2016. This shows a decrease of 255. The Acting Eastern Regional Director of Health Services, Dr....

FDA withdraws Hydrocortisone injection from market

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says it is immediately withdrawing Hydrocortisone Injection from health facilities and pharmaceutical suppliers for safety reasons. The Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate Injection B.P 100 milligram...

Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe kills 28

Zimbabwe is struggling with its worst outbreak of cholera in a decade, which has killed at least 28 people. An emergency has been declared and public gatherings banned in the...

GHS Council visits health facilities in Bongo

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) Governing Council has visited health facilities in Bongo. The Council as part of its two day working visit to the Upper East Region first point...

Two women arrested in Burkina Faso for illegally circumcising 50 girls

Two 60-year-old women have been arrested in Burkina Faso for illegally circumcising at least 50 girls some of them as young as four years. The girls have been hospitalised after...

Lack of vehicles causing deaths of pregnant women and their babies

The Upper East Regional Director of Health Services, Dr. Winfred Ofosu, has disclosed that a pregnant woman and a new born baby died at separate health facilities in the...

Healthy elderly people should avoid taking asprin – Health Experts warn

Reports from a major study in the US and Australia say elderly people in good health should not be on aspirin medication. There are proven benefits of the drug for...

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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...