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Wa West District Still Recording Under Child Malnutrition

The Poyetanga sub-district in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region is still recording high cases of acute malnutrition among children. The communities in the sub-district, according to...

Ghana: About 19,100 people infected with HIV in 2018

About nineteen thousand nine hundred (19,100) people were infected with HIV last year. Of this number, three thousand, three hundred (3,300), were children under 14 years. About 260 thousand HIV/AIDS orphans...

Commitee on health inaugurated in Poyentanga to help address malnutrition

The Wa West District in the Upper West Region is still recording high cases of acute malnutrition in the region with the Poyentanga sub-district being the worst affected. The...

Lion cub playfully bites on his mother’s tail in Kenya

These adorable pictures show a lion cub playfully biting on its mother's tail at a wildlife reserve in Kenya. The seven-week-old animal, one of three cubs seen in the photos,...

Psychiatric patients, epileptics prefer spiritual healers to hospitals – Mental Health Officer

The Wa Municipal Mental Health Officer, Sylvester Basagnia says the perception that mental illness has a spiritual undertone is a key challenge to mental health service delivery. He made the...

Wa Poly Launches New Engineering Research Centre

The School of Engineering at the Wa Polytechnic has launched its Engineering Research Centre for Social Intervention ERCSI. The ERSCI is expected to transform real societal and industrial problems into...

Voters prefer candidates who promise regular community engagement — CDD-Ghana survey

Candidates who promise to organise regular community meetings to address the concerns of constituents are mostly preferred, according to a research conducted by Dr George K. Ofosu, an Associate...

41 percent of parents accept child marriage – WVG

A research conducted by World Vision Ghana (WVG) has revealed that about 41 per cent of parents who give their children out for early marriage see nothing wrong with...

How to spot a liar, according to researchers

If you claim that you never lie, well, you're a liar. Those little white lies are slipping out more often than you realize: One study found that Americans, on average, tell about...

High blood pressure drugs to be offered to thousands more

New guidelines on diagnosing high blood pressure could mean thousands more people benefiting from treatment in England and Wales. Health bosses say offering blood-pressure-lowering drugs to more people with stage-1...

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Africa

Nigeria’s Cross River state doctors begin strike

Doctors in Cross River state in southern Nigeria have started an indefinite strike over poor coronavirus management. It’s the only state in the country where...

Burundi begins mass coronavirus testing

Burundi has launched a mass testing campaign for coronavirus, in a fresh campaign by the new government to fight the spread of the pandemic. Former...

World

UN warns of rise in animal-to-human diseases

A new report by the International Livestock Research Institute, ILRI has warned of future outbreaks of pandemics like COVID-19, if governments don't take active...

Coronavirus: Wear masks in crowded public spaces, says science body

Everyone should carry a face covering when they leave home in order to tackle coronavirus, the president of the UK's national academy of science...