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First Sky Group Provides Free Medical Treatment For Kidney Patients

An indigenous Ghanaian company, First Sky Group, has made unprecedented benevolent gesture to the health sector, by donating ¢2 billion old Cedi (GH¢2million) to support helpless Ghanaians, suffering from deadly kidney diseases to enable them undergo renal dialysis, free of charge. The company, led by its compassionate Group Chairman, Mr. …

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Government Asked To Prioritize Primary Health Issues

Madam Vicky T. Okine, Executive Director, Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights has called on government to prioritise primary health issues for all especially women and girls in the country. She said a strong primary health care, and an effective foundation of health systems, could help the country to fully achieve …

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Pastor Makes Church Members Drink Dettol For Healing

A South African cleric, Prophet Rufus Phala has made his church members drink disinfectant, Dettol, in order to get healed. Phala, a pastor with AK Spiritual Christian Church, Makgodu, Limpopo in the north eastern area of South Africa, instructed his followers to drink the disinfectant, while also acknowledging that it was dangerous to do so. …

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Take a minute to dive into our vision and mission statement

Overview Radio1 is a radio station based in the Eastern Region of Ghana with catchment areas such as Central, Greater Accra, Volta and parts of Ashanti Regions. “Based on our broadcast range, we have a potential audience of 90,000 or more”. The station has invested in infrastructure that provides optimal …

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HIV Rate Reduces In Upper East Region

Dr Kofi Issah, the Upper East Regional Director of the Ghana Health Services (GHS), has said the region has recorded a constant decline in the Human Immune Virus (HIV) infections. He said HIV prevalence rate for the region in the last three years has been below two percent with more …

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Men Asked To Encourage Women To Practice Family Planning

Ms Joan Eleeza, the Volta Regional Public Health Nurse, (VRPHN) has reiterated the call on men to encourage women to practice safe family planning to improve the wellbeing of the family. She said though the number of women practising family planning is appreciating in the region, the region still has …

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Omane Boamah jabs NPP over ‘collapsed’ NHIS claims

The Minister of Communications, Dr. Edward Omane Boamah, has taken a jab at the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), for repeatedly claiming that the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has collapsed. According to him, the NPP is enrolling its members onto the scheme, despite claiming that it has collapsed; describing …

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Moroccan state TV has attracted a lot of criticism for normalising assault

A national TV channel has aired a tutorial for women on how they can cover up the bruises from domestic violence. After discussing the best make-up brands for heavy coverage, the hosts says: ‘We hope these beauty tips will help you carry on with your daily life.’ As if being …

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Universal Multimedia Organized Health Screening and Medication Exercise At Anyinam

Universal Multimedia, the operators of Radio1(100.7) and Ahotor fm (92.3) in collaboration with Blue Cross Foundation with support from Hon. Foster Asante, the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) parliamentary candidate for the Atiwa East constituency has organized a mammoth free health screening and medication exercise on Saturday for residence at Akim …

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PHOTOS: Universal Multimedia headed by Hon Ofosu Ampofo in collaboration with Blue Cross Foundation in a free Health Screening for the People of Anyinam and Akim Asikam of the Eastern Region

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