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Ghana National TB Voice Network creates awareness on Tuberclosis

One hundred and 22 people are diagnosed with Tuberculosis on daily basis and out of these figure 27 infected patients die. The National Secretary of the Ghana National TB Voice...

U/E RNMC donates 10 thermometers Bolgatanga hospital

The Upper East Regional Branch of the Retired Nurses and Midwives Clubs (RNMC) has donated 10 thermometers to the Regional Hospital in Bolgatanga. The donation is the retiree’s widow’s mite...

Skinny genes the ‘secret to staying slim’

Scientists say they have discovered the secret behind why some people are skinny while others pile on the pounds easily. Their work reveals newly discovered genetic regions linked to being...

Ghana screens 48 per cent of HIV-exposed infants

As at September 2018, Ghana had screened 48 per cent of all HIV-exposed infants (HEI) with five per cent being HIV positive. This implies a mother-to-child HIV transmission rate of...

Ghana Gov’t partners Novartis to improve diagnosis, treatment of sickle cell disease

Government of Ghana, through the Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service and other allied agencies, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with global medicines company Novartis to create a...

‘Super poo donors’ wanted

Claudia Campenella, 31, works as a student support administrator at a UK university, and in her spare time she is a poo donor. "Some of my friends think it is...

“Know Your Lung Campaign” launched to fight TB

A National Tuberculosis Campaign, aimed at increasing knowledge and awareness on TB symptoms and lung health, has been launched in Accra to help prevent the annual TB deaths of...

Ghana’s First Lady, launches Free to Shine Campaign

As part of the Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV and AIDS (OAFLA) initiative, Ghana's First Lady Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo will launch the Free to Shine Campaign to...

FDA releases list of harmful cosmetic products

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has warned the public against using some 41 cosmetic products which contain harmful substances including mercury, hydroquinone and steroids. The FDA has also directed the...

Women’s frozen eggs ‘should be stored for longer’

Women who freeze their eggs should be allowed to keep them for longer than 10 years, fertility experts are telling the government. Legislation says frozen eggs must be destroyed after...

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Africa

2020 marks 60 years of diplomatic ties between Ghana and China

The Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, his excellency Shi Ting Wang has made it known to both the Ghanaian and the Chinese community that this...

Bugatti seized in Zambia over possible money laundering

Authorities in Zambia have seized a Bugatti Veyron that was imported into the country on Monday, pending investigations into possible money laundering. “The vehicle has...

World

COVID-19 latest: Greece confirms first case as coronavirus spreads across Europe

Greece confirmed its first case of COVID-19 and a teacher in France died on Wednesday as Europe scrambles to deal with the biggest cluster...

COVID-19: First French citizen dies as German man remains in critical condition

A man has died in France after contracting coronavirus, making him the first French national to die from the illness. The French health ministry announced...