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Ghana Records 2 Cases Of Dengue Fever In 2 Children

A research conducted by a group of researchers at the West Africa Centre of Cell Biology and Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP) at Legon and Nougochi Medical Institute, found two children in Accra reporting to the LEKMA Hospital in Teshie Ledzokuku Krowor Municipal Assembly, to have dengue virus serotype 2, which was …

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Government To Build 21 Hospitals To Tackle ‘Health Crisis’ – Health Minister

Government is undertaking ten projects that will see the construction of some 21 hospitals across the country. This forms part of measures to address concerns captured in Citi FM and Occupy Ghana’s petition demanding the operationalization of newly built health facilities in the country. According to the statement, signed by …

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NDC supporters Stone Agyeman-Manu Over ‘Mahama Project

Supporters of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) at Ajumako in the Central Region, on Thursday, 16 August 2018, hurled stones at the Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, for going there to inaugurate a polyclinic and some health projects ostensibly started by the Mahama administration.          …

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70 Student Doctors Inducted Into Clinical Studies

Seventy student doctors of the University of Cape Coast School of Medical Science (UCCSMS) have been formally inducted into their clinical studies at a White Coat ceremony with a call on medical practitioners to practice with integrity and respect for human dignity. The Chairman of the Medical and Dental Council, …

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Minister Begs Tamale Hospital Staff

Northern Regional Minister Salifu Saeed has appealed to doctors, nurses and midwives of the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) to return to work to save lives at the facility. The minister assured the health workers that all necessary conditions, including a police post at the hospital, will be made available to …

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FDA Court In The Offing To Adjudicate Safety Matters

Ghana’s Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has said there are plans to establish a specialized court to preside over matters concerning food safety and drug abuse. The food and drugs regulator is seeking to crack the whip on violators of the country’s public health laws and check the rise in …

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Mother, Daughter Die During Labour At Same Hospital

A 42-year-old mother and her 25-year-old daughter have died during labour at the Assesewa Government Hospital. The deceased persons, Mable Maku Tekpertey and Sarah Tekpertey, mother and daughter respectively have been buried side by side at their Dawatrim village in near Assesewa. The bereaved family blames medical ineffectiveness at the …

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Okudzeto Ablakwa Presents Ambulance To Constituents

The state of readiness of the Juapong Health Centre to respond to emergency situations was given a boost following the donation of an ambulance to the facility by the Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu, Mr Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa. Aside from the donation of an ambulance, the MP presented …

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Tamale Teaching Hospital Staff Threaten Strike Over Kandahar Attacks

Staff of the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) have threatened to lay down their tools over the recent attack by a coalition of pro-NPP youth groups, on the hospital and its Chief Executive Officer Dr David Akolbila on Tuesday, 14 August. Dr Ken Osei Mensah, Public Relations Officer of the Hospital, …

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HIV/AIDS Prevention Coalition Campaign Soon

The Ghana Aids Commission has urged Ghanaians to check their HIV status to complement government’s agenda to eliminate the disease by 2030. Government, over the years, has rolled out a number of measures aimed at curbing the spread of the virus as well as prolonging the lives of those infected. …

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