Health

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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Commission deploys 400 condom dispensing machines

Koforidua, April 15, GNA - The Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) has deployed 400 condom dispensing machines at strategic locations throughout the country.The aim is to help promote condoms usage and make them easily accessible to people.This was announced by Mr Cosmos Ohene-Adjei , Acting Director for Technical Services of GAC at an advocacy workshop organized by the Commission ...

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Finatrade Saves Girl’s Sight

FINATRADE FOUNDATION, a subsidiary of the Finatrade Group of Companies has helped to restore the sight of two-year-old Bright Agyapong who was earlier diagnosed with a bilateral eye swelling.As part of their corporate social responsibility, the foundation paid the entire medical bill valued at GH¢5,000 for Bright's treatment.The Executive Secretary of the foundation, John Awuni, during the presentation stated that they decided to foot the entire medical bill to ensure that the little boy recovers fully from the ailment.He added that under the circumstances, the foundation...

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Ridge Nurses Call Off Strike

Kwaku Asante KrobeaNurses and midwives at the Ridge Regional Hospital have called off ...

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Aspiring Assembly Woman organizes free Medical Screening in Dodowa

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Madam Gifty Newman, Aspiring Assembly Woman for the Wedokum Electoral Area in collaboration with Men's Health Foundation Ghana, men's charity in Dodowa has organized a free medical screening program during the Easter Monday to the community members. The screening program involved prostate cancer, breast cancer, sugar, hepatitis B, BP, weight and blood grouping for about 200 members from various towns.Madam, Gifty Newman urged Ghanaians to go for regular health check-ups, to enable them ...

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MOH tasks MDAs to review policies on Food Safety

Accra , Apr 15, GNA - The Ministry of Health has called on Ministries, Departments and Agencies to as a matter of urgency reviews and updates all policies and protocols related to food safety to conform to emerging and ...

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Ridge nurses withdraw services

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Accra, April 15, GNA - Nurses at the Ridge Hospital on Tuesday withdrew their services for non-payment of their March salaries.The 556 nurses are blaming the Human Resource Manager of the hospital for the mishap, and the management for not showing concern.Speaking to the Ghana News Agency (GNA), a cross-section of the nurses who were in mufti, expressed their anger about the way management of the hospital have handled the situation.Mr Kwaku Asante-Krobea, President of the Ghana Registered Nurses Association, told ...

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Ridge Hospital Nurses Strike

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The empty out-patient department of the Ridge Hospital. Nurses at the Ridge Regional Hospital in Accra yesterday embarked on a strike action over the delay in the payment of the salary for the month of March, 2015.The staff, numbering 556, laid down their working tools after their March salary was not...

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USAID assists in fight against cholera

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Accra, April 14, GNA - The Global Communities, an NGO implementing the USAID's Water Assessment, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) project, has...

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ECOWAS member states declare support for vulnerable populations

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Accra, April   14, GNA - Official representatives of the ECOWAS member-states   have signed a decree declaring their support...

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