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You can’t force me to open 99%-complete 160-bed hospital – Minister

The 160-bed new Upper West Regional Hospital is 99 per cent complete but will not be opened until it is fully completed and staffed...

Accept postings to rural areas – Health Min. to nurses

The Minister of Health, Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has encouraged nurses to accept postings to rural areas and work diligently to serve Ghana. He explained...

GHS bans personnel from use of social media during working hours

Ghana Health Service (GHS) as part of measures to instil discipline amongst health care providers in the country has banned personnel from the use...

We’ve no certificates 2yrs after school – Kintampo College of Health...

Two years after completing school, some students who graduated from the Kintampo College of Health say they still have not received their certificates. The...

Otiko Djaba unveils programme for breast cancer survivors

A former Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Ms. Otiko Afisa Djaba, has unveiled a partnership programme with the Microfinance and Small Loan...

PHOTOS:21-Year-Old Woman Sits For An Exam 30 Minutes After Giving Birth

A 21-year-old Ethiopian woman identified as Almaz Derese reportedly took her exams in a hospital bed just 30 minutes after giving birth. The woman who...

How Ghanaian hospitals frustrated me after my accident – ‘Broken’ Philanthropist’

As though the trauma from a life-threatening accident wasn’t enough, she was subjected to the frustration of having to go through 5 painful surgical...

A good erection doesn’t mean you are fertile – Gynaecologist

gynaecologist Dr. Edem Hiadzi has stated that a man’s ability to have a good erection does not mean he will be able to impregnate...

Health Ministry offers 300 mortuary workers vague promise

Health Ministry said it has secured financial clearance for about 300 mortuary workers to be fully absorbed on to the government’s payroll system. Currently, majority...

Large Ebola Outbreaks, New Normal – WHO

The world is entering “a new phase” where big outbreaks of deadly diseases like Ebola are a “new normal”, the World Health Organization has...

NHIA indebtedness collapsing private health facilities – Group

The Christian Health Association of Ghana (CHAG) and the Private Health Facilities Association of Ghana have said the government’s indebtedness to the National Health...

Don’t patronize unhygienic food joints – TMA

Food consumers in the Tema Metropolis have been reminded to be wary of unhygienic food joints to avoid communicable diseases, especially during this rainy...

Only six per cent of African children live in non-polluted area

Only six per cent of children in Africa live in areas where air pollution is reliably at ground-level, leaving 500 million children across the...

Another Burkinabe arrested over terror fears

Another Burkinabe has been arrested in the Upper West region, as Ghana raises its terror alert. Tengen Dunor was arrested Wednesday in Hamille, Ghana’s border...

One Million New STIs Every Day, Says WHO

One million new sexually transmitted infections (STIs) occur every single day, the World Health Organization has estimated. That means more than 376 million new cases...

29year-Old-Man, 10 Others Held At Ho Teaching Hospital For Non-Payment

A moment of despair in the lives of many Ghanaians is going to a health facility without enough funds or without being enrolled in...

All Nurses Do Now Is To Wear Make Up And Sleep...

All Nurses Do Now Is To Wear Make Up And Sleep With Men - Woman Alleges   All Nurses Do Now Is To Wear Make Up...

FDA Reveals Tobacco Smoking Kills 75 Men In Ghana Every Week

  Statistics have indicated that more than 425,200 men, 69,200 women, and 2,700 boys smoke cigarettes each day killing about 75 men weekly, making it...

Dad recounts how his 15-year-old daughter died from AIDS -Photos

  A South African dad took to his Twitter handle to share the heartbreaking story of how his 15-year-old daughter, who died on May 28th,...

Why Bawumia paid over GHC120,000 for man to receive treatment in...

The family of a man from Bole are thankful to Ghana's vice-president, Mahamudu Bawumia, whose donation of $24,000 made it possible for the 35-year-old...

A brighter outlook for childless couples in Ghana

About 4.5 million Ghanaians are believed to be infertile, that is according to Fertility Specialist and Chief Executive of the Lister Hospital, Dr Edem...

Ablakwa sponsors medical care for NDC Cadres in North Tongu

Member of Parliament for North Tongu constituency, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, will be sponsoring the treatment of all medical conditions of the 24 surviving Cadres...

9000 Males, 17000 Females Living With HIV In Central Region

The Central region with a population of over 3 million, has over 26,000 persons living with HIV, comprising about 9000 males and 17,000 females. This...

Half Of HIV Patients ‘Boycott’ Anti-Retroviral Treatment

The Acting Director General of the Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC), Mr Kyeremeh Atuahene, has disclosed that out of the over 335,000 HIV population in...

Chicken Nuggets, Ice Cream, Breakfast Cereals, Others – Linked To Early...

Ultra-processed foods - such as chicken nuggets, ice cream and breakfast cereals - have been linked to early death and poor health, scientists say. Researchers...

Tobacco Entrepreneurs ‘Vow’ To Stop Campaign Against Tobacco

One of the organizations who has been making huge profits from tobacco and tobacco related products, Philip Morris International (PMI) is skimming to alter...

Bawumia Lauded For Supporting Kidney Patient

The family of a 35-year-old Abdulai Harisu Boresa in the Bole district of the Savannah region has graciously thanked the Vice President of Ghana,...

Smuggled Codeine Cough Syrup Destroyed

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in Collaboration with the Narcotic Control Board (NACOB), the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) and the Customs Exercise...

‘Mie Kukum’ Demo Hit Volta

A pessure group, Coalition of Healthcare Delivery Monitors and some members of Ghana's political parties have joined forces to stage a mammoth demonstration at...

50% of Ghanaian men cannot impregnate a woman – Doctor

A Consultant Urologist at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has revealed about 50 percent of Ghanaian men, may fail at getting a woman pregnant. Speaking...

Sleeping in a room with lit mosquito coil overnight could kill...

Sleeping in a room with lit mosquito coil overnight is harmful and can cause health problems including acute or chronic respiratory, diseases. The fumes from...

Chamber of Pharmacy angry with govt over delayed funds for anti-malaria...

The Chamber of Pharmacy Ghana (CoPG) has petitioned President Akufo-Addo over a $2.3 million delayed funds from the Global Funds which has led to...

FDA destroys 4,152 bottles of codeine cough syrup

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in collaboration with the Narcotic Control Board (NACOB), the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) and the Customs Exercise...

FDA Intercepts Unregistered Oxytocin Injections In Tamale

The Northern Regional Office of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has intercepted a total of 1,400 ampuls of unregistered oxytocin injections transported illegally...

Highest level of antibiotics found in Ghana’s rivers

Rivers around the world are contaminated with dangerous levels of antibiotics, according to a major new study. The study, led by researches from the University of...

Procurement of GH¢ 23M anti-snake serum; The twist and turns

Fresh documents intercepted by ABC News Ghana have revealed very worrying twists and turns in the aborted procurement process which started last August for the supply...

Smoking ‘Shisha’ Is A Sure Way To The Grave – FDA...

The Official responsible for Tobacco and Substances at the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) Olivia Boateng has urged the youth in the country to...

We’re not giving vaccination to kill pupils – GHS

The Upper East Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has denied rumours that it is giving school children vaccinations to kill them...

The Use Of Modern Contraceptives

Contraceptive is the act of using drug to prevent conception as results of sexual intercourse. There are many different methods and types of contraception...

Police Hospital Relocates OPD

THE GHANA Police Hospital in Accra is relocating its Out Patient Department (OPD). The Medical Director of the hospital, Deputy Commissioner of Police, (DCOP) Marian...

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