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Obesity during pregnancy raises stillbirth risk

Pregnant women who are obese or overweight have an increased risk of delivering a stillborn baby, according...

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Persons living with HIV appeal to the media

Some persons living with HIV who double as the Ambassadors of the Heart to Heart campaign ...

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ProNet North assists fight against maternal deaths

Ghana’s efforts to reach the targets of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on maternal and child health may not have run very smoothly, but hope turned into joy for stakeholders when the Community Benefits Health (CBH) project was launched in the Upper West Region last Thursday...

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NHIS Instant ID card Rollout: E/R health providers undergo training

The Eastern region is the next to be covered under the National Health Insurance Scheme’s (NHIS) Biometric Membership Solution which among other things ensures instant issuance of identification cards to subscribers upon registration. The system which has been operational in the Greater...

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Ghana Medical Council submits report on KATH missing baby

The Ghana Medical and Dental Council has submitted its investigative report into the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) missing baby saga to the Ministry of Health. The Nurses and Midwifery Council has however asked for an extension to submit its report ...

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Ebola outbreak: EU increases medical assistance to W/A

The European Union is stepping up its efforts to contain the spread of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and assist those affected by the deadly virus. The Commission has increased its ...

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Reports on KATH missing baby to be submitted today

The Nurses and Midwifery Council and the Medical and Dental Council will submit their final report on investigations into the missing babies at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) on Tuesday. The Minister for Health, Sherry Ayittey had given both councils up to 15th April to submit...

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We need precautionary measures against Ebola – Pharmaceutical Society

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) is warning Ghanaians to take ...

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Prof. Irene Agyepong chairs NHIS capitation technical committee

The 21-member  Capitation Implementation Technical Sub Committee tasked to see to the smooth nation-wide implementation of the capitation program has held its maiden meeting in Accra last Friday. The committee made up of people from various stakeholder groups such as...

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37 Hospital to bury 281 unclaimed bodies

The 37 Military Hospital on Thursday said it would carry out a mass burial of unidentified and unclaimed bodies at the hospital’s morgue to decongest it. The bodies comprise 254 children whose ...

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