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E/R: Osiem and Akyem Old Tafo Get Free Health Screening

The LovingHearts Geriatric Care International, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in partnership with Sugardem Ministries and other supporting institutions came together to organize a free medical outreach yesterday to the people of Osiem and Old Tafo respectively in the Eastern Region. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of LovingHearts G.C. International, Dr. …

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E/R: An NGO To Organise Free Medical Outreach at Osiem and Tafo

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of LovingHearts Geriatric Care International, Dr. Evans Aboagye has disclosed that LovingHearts Geriatric Care International in partnership with Sugardem Ministries and other partners will organize a free medical outreach on the theme ‘’DOING ALL FOR THE GOOD OF ALL’’ at Osiem Old Lorry Station and …

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More Revelations As Medical Council Clears Wrongfully Dismissed Doctor To Practice

The Medical and Dental Council (MDC) of Ghana has cleared Dr Francis Ibrahim-Betonsi and renewed his licence to practise six years after losing his job under extremely controversial circumstances. Dr Ibrahim-Betonsi was wrongfully dismissed from the Ghana Health Service (GHS) in 2012 on grounds of alleged “possible delusional disorder” whilst …

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Fire Guts Hospital

Parts of the Mankranso Government Hospital were gutted by fire on Monday, which sent medical personnel and patients running to save their lives. According to an eye witness, the fire, which started around 5:40 am, spread quickly to the records room and labour ward of the hospital, including machines that …

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Make Family Planning A Human Right Policy – NPC

The National Population Council (NPC) has called on government to institute family planning as a human right policy in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially goal four. In a statement to mark this year’s World Population Day, the Northern Regional Secretariat of the NPC said, the Council …

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190-bed hospital structure rotting away in Bekwai June 27, 2018

A 190-bed capacity structure for the Bekwai Municipal Hospital in the Ashanti region is rotting away as authorities have since 2013 abandoned it. No actionable effort has been made to complete the facility, started by the late Prof. Evans Atta Mills in 2010, despite several appeal by the chief and …

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Ghanaian Scientists Design Beads That Detect Pneumonia

Scientists at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital,  have designed a bead to detect early stages of pneumonia.  The beads, which are designed in the colours of the national flag, guide mothers to monitor the respiratory rate of children. Pneumonia remains the foremost cause …

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Taxis turned ambulances at Tain District Hospital

Taxis have become ‘alternative ambulances’ for referrals of critically ill patients at the Tain Government Hospital in the Brong Ahafo region due to lack of an ambulance. The only ambulance of the hospital, Starr News gathered, had been out of use for a long time and is currently parked on …

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H1N1 outbreak: Vaccination extended to health workers who attended to KUMACA students

Health personnel who attended to HIN1 flu-infected students of Kumasi Academy are to be vaccinated beginning Friday. Staff of KNUST Hospital — where three nurses contracted the disease — as well as Komfo Anokye, Manhyia and Kumasi South Hospitals, will receive the GC Flu vaccine. Students and teachers of KUMACA …

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KUMACA students to be vaccinated after 3 deaths

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) is expected to vaccinate students of Kumasi Academy (KUMACA) in the Ashanti Region after three died from alleged meningitis last week. GHS Director of Public Health, Dr Badu Sarkodie told Joy News Monday the Service is awaiting the autopsy reports to establish the cause of …

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