Health

Community participation vital for efficient health delivery – GHS

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Kumasi, April 17, GNA - Dr Ebenezer Appiah-Denkyira, the Director - General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has called for effective community participation in the health delivery system to help achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).He said more could be achieved in health delivery if communities were encouraged to provide at least a vehicle to transport women in labour to health facilities.Dr Appiah-Denkyira, speaking at a five-day annual performance review...

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Pilot herbal extraction plant launched

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Accra, April 17, GNA - A pilot botanical extraction plant to lead in research into commercial scale extraction of phyto-constituents for application on the domestic market and for export, has been launched in Accra.The Institute...

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SEND-Ghana organizes sensitization on NHIS capitation policy

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Tamale, April 17, GNA - SEND-Ghana in collaboration with the National Health Insurance Authority on Thursday organized a regional sensitization forum on the National Health ...

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District hospital cries for residential accommodation

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Nyinahin (Ash), April 17, GNA - The Management of the Atwima-Mponua District Hospital at Nyinahin, has pleaded for a quick fix to the dire residential accommodation problem facing ...

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Support health delivery, corporate organisations urged

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Nsawam (E/R), April 17, GNA - Mr Emmanuel Mintah, the Director of AMPA Resources, a non-governmental organization, has appealed to corporate institutions to support the Government as it seeks to expand its health delivery.He said the Government alone could not take all the social responsibilities, therefore, corporate institutions and philanthropic organisations could provide useful assistance in that regard.Mr Mintah said this in an interview with the Ghana News Agency during the celebration of the World Tuberculosis Day...

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World Vision constructs CHPS compound at Sabule

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Sabule, (BA), April 17, GNA - World Vision International (WV), a Christian Non-Governmental Organisation, has inaugurated a Community Based Health Planning Services (CHPS) compound for the people of Sabule, and surrounding communities in the Kintampo South District of Brong-Ahafo Region.The facility, estimated at GH¢82,000, is to serve about 2,500 people...

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92 Cleft lip patients to undergo surgery at CCTH

Cape Coast, April 16, GNA - About 92 children and adults with cleft...

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Maximize donor financial inflows to sustain NHIS

Kumasi, April 16, GNA - Dr. Abdulai Tinorgah, a Former Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has urged the service to maximize all donor financial inflows to address the financial challenges of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to speed up the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).He said unimpeded universal access to optimal health care is one of ...

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About one hundred for cleft lip surgery

Cape Coast, April 16, GNA - About 92 children and adults with cleft lip defects across the country are expected to undergo corrective surgery at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital (CCTH) next week.Cleft lip is a birth defect that occurs when the tissue that makes up the lip of a baby does not join completely before birth, resulting in a small ...

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Let’s give priority to safety of patients – Prof Adjei

Kumasi, April.15, GNA - Professor Andrew Anthony Adjei, a bio-medical scientist and researcher, has asked developing countries to make the safety of the patient a top priority in the health care delivery system.He noted that, while most developed ...

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