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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...

Ghana, Cuba strengthen bilateral ties

Ghana and Cuba have strengthened their cordial relations with a renewal of an agreement of recruiting Cuban specialists and training of Ghanaian doctors in Cuba. The Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang-...

Skipping breakfast won’t ruin efforts to lose weight

For years, you've probably heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day if you're trying to maintain a healthy weight. But new research suggests that's not...

E-cigarettes can safely help people quit smoking, study says

E-cigarettes can safely help people quit smoking traditional cigarettes, a new study says. People who used e-cigarettes to stop smoking had nearly twice the one-year abstinence rate of those who...

Nigerian doctors to check outbreak of Lassa fever

 Medical doctors in Nigeria said Monday that plans were under way to bring the outbreak of Lassa fever under control in the country. The recent resurgence in the reported cases...

Quality health care should be made accessible to everyone

Programmes Development Manager of Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights, ARHR, Joyce Amedoe says quality health care should be accessible to all people despite their disability and geographical location. She said...

All efforts to close down Obengfo Hospital failed-Medical & Dental Council

The Ghana Medical and Dental Council says all efforts to close down the Advanced Body Sculpt Centre, also known as Obengfo Hospital have failed. The Council is therefore, alerting patients...

Hijab, symbol of identity not piety – Mustapha Hamid warns health authorities

The Minister of Inner City and Zongo Development, Dr. Mustapha Hamid, has issued a strong warning to Heads of Health Institutions who discriminate against Muslim women who wear Hijab...

Include herbal medicine in NHIS — Traditional healers

GHAFTRAM, the umbrella body for registered traditional herbal medicine practitioners, has decried the slow pace in mainstreaming traditional herbal medicine into the national health care delivery system. GHAFTRAM is worried...

Data on 14,000 people with HIV leaked in Singapore

Confidential data about more than 14,000 people diagnosed with HIV, including foreign visitors, has been stolen in Singapore and leaked online. Authorities revealed details about the 2016 health data breach...

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Technical barriers to Trade must be stepping-stones–Prof Dodoo

For the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to succeed, countries must ensure that Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) become stepping-stones rather than obstacles,...

Gov’t introduces ‘One -Pupil-One-Cocoa Drink’ policy for school feeding program

Government of Ghana is implementing policies that will help instill the habit of cocoa consumption in the populace and will in the long run,...

Acting IGP directs speedy investigation into death of two policemen

The acting Inspector General of Police,  (IGP), has directed a speedy investigation into the death of two Policemen. The two officers were ‘killed’ at Manso...