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Ankaful Nurses Abandon Patients; Begin Sit Down Strike

Staff of the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital have abandoned inmates as they begin a sit down strike. They are furious over the refusal of the Health Minster to sack their Medical Director, Dr. Eugene Dordoye whom they accuse of being corrupt and having poor human relations and managerial skills. Secretary for the Psychiatric Nurses at the [...]

By | November 23rd, 2017|Health & Sanitation, Top News, Trending News|0 Comments

Philipa Baafi Takes Health Campaign To The West

After months of campaigning for healthy lifestyles in Accra, Gospel musician, Philipa Baafi takes her advocacy to the Western Region when she launches the “How Well Are You Campaign” at the Takoradi Market Circle tomorrow. The campaign organised by the Phillipa Baafi Foundation with support from Ghana National Petroleum Commission (GNPC) and the Ministry of [...]

By | November 16th, 2017|Entertainment, Health & Sanitation|0 Comments

Equip health facilities to curb child mortality —Health workers

Health workers in Ghana have lashed out at successive governments over their failure to properly equip facilities to reduce maternal and child mortality. Despite several interventions like the free maternal health about 25 per cent of women still do not have access to health facilities. The institutional maternal mortality hovers around one hundred and fifty [...]

By | November 16th, 2017|Health & Sanitation, local news, Top News|0 Comments

Tema records 1000 Diabetic cases yearly

OFFICER in charge of the Public Health Service Department at the Tema General Hospital (TGH), Madam Cynthia Asante, has disclosed that about 800 to 1,000 new cases of Diabetes are recorded at Tema General Hospital annually. Madam Asante made this startling revelation in an interview with our affiliate TV station in Tema, ATV during a [...]

By | November 16th, 2017|Health & Sanitation, Top News|0 Comments

‘Everyday a Sanitation Day’

President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated that as waste is generated every day, Ghanaians have an obligation to keep the environment clean every day, indicating that the citizenry have to do so daily, and not on a monthly basis. In an appeal at the launch of the National Sanitation Campaign at [...]

By | November 14th, 2017|Health & Sanitation, Top News|0 Comments

GMA threatens gov’t over market premiums

 16 The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has warned the government that its members will “begin series of action” if it fails to fully implement the unresolved concerns regarding their market premiums and reduced pensions. It has since given the government a 5-month ultimatum to address the matter. Doctors across the country in 2015 embarked on [...]

By | November 13th, 2017|Health & Sanitation|0 Comments

Nana Lauds Jospong for contributions to waste management

President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has commended the Executive Chairman of Jospong Group of Companies, Dr Joseph Siaw Agyepong, for his contributions to waste management in the country. The President was particularly satisfied with operations of the Accra Compost and Recycling Plant, a subsidiary of Jospong Group of Companies, at [...]

By | November 13th, 2017|Entertainment, Health & Sanitation, Top News|0 Comments

Heavy bags deforming children

Increasing numbers of children are developing what experts call ‘irreversible back deformities’ because of the weight of bags they carry to school. Research has shown that half of all children suffer back pain by age 14, and doctors are reporting a rise in cases of spinal abnormalities in pupils, including disfiguring curvatures known as scoliosis.   Overloaded [...]

By | November 10th, 2017|Health & Sanitation, Top News|0 Comments

UG Medical Centre intended to be managed by Legon – Mettle-Nunoo

The University of Ghana was always envisioned to manage the University of Ghana Medical Centre, a Deputy Health Minister under the Mills administration, Rojo Mettle-Nunoo has said. Speaking on Eyewitness News, amid the apparent impasse between the Ministry of Health and the University of Ghana, the former Deputy Minister indicated that, a number of requests were made with regards to [...]

By | November 7th, 2017|Health & Sanitation, Top News|0 Comments

Ghana Consul to Dubai visits Gulf Medical University

Consul General of Ghana to Dubai, Ms Samata Gifty Bukari, has paid an official working visit to the Gulf Medical University in Dubai. The visit was to familiarise with the university authorities, strengthen the relationship between the university and the consulate and explore the opportunities available for Ghanaians both in Ghana and in Dubai. President [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|Education, Health & Sanitation, local news|0 Comments

Group calls for NHIS cover for unsafe abortion

Civil society group, IPA, has made a bold argument asking government to include abortion treatment on the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). According to the group, it will make more sense and come as a great benefit to the country when the culturally prohibited act is listed onto the scheme. The group argued that the [...]

By | October 25th, 2017|Health & Sanitation, International|0 Comments