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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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

World Cancer Day: Early cervical cancer diagnosis could save lives of over 300,000 women

Cervical cancer kills more than 300,000 women every year, with one woman diagnosed every minute, despite the fact that it is one of the most preventable and curable forms...

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KT Corp unveils global epidemic prevention platform in Ghana

KT, the leading Korean telecommunication provider, announced that the landmark platform, GEPP Ghana, was officially launched after a ceremony held at Accra City Hotel...

The dark side of mobile apps

Mobile device security threats are on the rise and it’s not hard to see why. In 2019 the number of worldwide mobile phone users...

New Zealand speaker cradles MP’s baby during parliament debate

The speaker of New Zealand's parliament has cradled a lawmaker's baby while he presided over a debate in the House of Representatives. Trevor Mallard tweeted...