WHO Improves Data Collection On Cause Of Death


The participants in a group photograph after the opening ceremony The World Health Organisation (WHO) has organised a training programme for medical doctors, health management information officers and biostatisticians, aimed at enhancing the collection of data on cause of death in health facilities. The two-day workshop afforded participants from Ghana, ...

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Unemployed Nurses Stage Demo In Accra [Photos]


About 150 unemployed nurses yesterday embarked on a demonstration in Accra to protest against government’s failure to employ them since completing school in 2014. According to the unemployed nurses government refusal to finalize their clearance from the Ministry of Finance for their subsequent  employment has brought an untold hardship on ...

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Nkoranza Records 6 Maternal Deaths


The Nkoranza South Municipality recorded six maternal deaths in 2015 as against five cases each in 2013 and 2014. Municipal Acting Director of Health Services, Winifred Tienaa, announced this at the 2015 annual stakeholders review meeting of the Nkoranza District Health Insurance Scheme at Nkoranza in the Brong-Ahafo Region. According ...

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Full Gospel Assists Children Hospital


Dr Eric Sefah (left) receiving the items from Collins Steven Ahorlu Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International-West Gate Executive Chapter has donated items worth GH¢6,000 to the Princess Marie Louise Children’s Hospital in Accra.   The donation included 10 oxygen flow meters, 10 pulse oximeters, I.V canulars, 10 each of ...

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Doctor Cautions Over Anti-Malarial Drugs Use


A section of the executive at the workshop Executive Director of the Institute of Public Health in Ghana, Dr Frank Baiden, has expressed concern over the wasteful use of anti-malarial medicines in the various health facilities, pharmaceutical and chemicals shops in Ghana. According to him, the phenomenon which is triggered ...

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Diabetics Threaten Demo


Alex Segbefia – Minister of Health A group of concerned diabetics has threatened to hit the streets in protest over what according to it is the lack of necessary facilities for managing victims of the health condition in the country. According to John Mensah, the leader, the group “has attracted ...

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MoH To Review Human Resource Strategy


From left: Wisdom Gididu, Vice Chair, Parliamentary Select Committee on Health, Dr Victor Asare Bampoe, Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah, Dr Afisah Zakariah, Chief Director MoH, Andrew Karas and Kofi Amoabeng, President of UT Holdings The Ministry of Health (MoH) has indicated that it will begin a process of reviewing ...

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Education Ministry Takes Over Nursing Training


The Ministry of Education will be taking charge of the supervision of all nursing and health training institutions in the country, President John Mahama has said. The president endorsed what he described as a “major proposal” under which the Ministry of Education would supervise the training of nursing students by ...

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Vitamilk Pays $100,000 For Free Hip & Knee Surgeries


Some executives of Vitamilk Ghana seated at the table Gentle Giant Limited, producers of Vitamilk, in collaboration with Operation Walk Syracuse, USA, has organised free hips and knee surgeries for over 100 people having knees and hips challenges in the Eastern Region. The USA team, comprising 32 surgeons and other ...

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Customs Destroys Smuggled Cigarettes In Kumasi


The boxes of prohibited cigarettes about to be destroyed Officials of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) have destroyed over 600 boxes of contraband cigarettes and other prohibited and expired goods worth thousands of Ghana cedis. The consignments, made up of assorted cigarettes of different brands, were ...

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