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Ghana Health Service declares outbreak of Meningitis disease

Ghana Health Service declares outbreak of Meningitis disease

There has been a confirmed case of Meningitis in the country. The Meningitis case was confirmed in the Greater Accra Region. The Ghana Health Service announced this in a statement issued on February 20, 2024.

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The 2022 Ghana DHS report: Media silence on sweetened beverage consumption by children worrying

The 2022 Ghana DHS report: Media silence on sweetened beverage consumption by children worrying

In the wake of the recent release by the Ghana Statistical Service of the Ghana Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) report, the media frenzy surrounding certain sections has inadvertently obscured critical information regarding infant and

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Korle-Bu CEO Calls For Urgent Passage of Organ Transplant Bill

Korle-Bu CEO Calls For Urgent Passage of Organ Transplant Bill

Dr Ampomah Opoku Ware, the CEO of Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, has called on the parliament to expedite the passage of a bill on organ transplantation, which he said is crucial to saving the lives

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Jospong Group Supports 3 Dialysis Units with GHc500,000

Jospong Group Supports 3 Dialysis Units with GHc500,000

The Jospong Group of Companies has presented separate amounts totaling GHc500,000 to three renal facilities in Accra. The money is to support the treatment of renal patients of Korle Bu Renal Unit, University of Ghana

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Air quality in Accra is harmful; stay indoors-GHS

Air quality in Accra is harmful; stay indoors-GHS

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) is recommending that people prioritize staying indoors, especially those suffering from respiratory conditions, in light of the country's declining air quality. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has expressed alarm about

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GHS will immunize young females against cervical cancer

GHS will immunize young females against cervical cancer

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) will launch a vaccination campaign before the end of the year that is aimed at pre-adolescents aged 9 to 14 in an attempt to lower the prevalence of the human

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University of Ghana graduates first cohort of MSc Bioethics students

University of Ghana graduates first cohort of MSc Bioethics students

The University of Ghana, Legon, has graduated its inaugural cohort of Bioethicists, comprising 18 individuals from diverse backgrounds. The ceremony, held on January 23, 2024, adds to the progress made by the University and for

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Most Public Health Institutions cited for breaching procurement laws

Most Public Health Institutions cited for breaching procurement laws

  The Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Hon. James Klutse-Avedzi, has stated that most of the Public Health Institutions have been procuring on their own without recourse to the procurement laws. He was

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Rebecca, Guyana First Lady Visit KBTH Projects

Rebecca, Guyana First Lady Visit KBTH Projects

First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, together with the First Lady of Guyana, Mrs. Arya Ali has visited the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and the Rebecca Akufo-Addo Sunshine Hostel at the Korle But Teaching Hospital.

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Government To Include Mental Health Care In NHIS From 2024 – Nana Addo

Government To Include Mental Health Care In NHIS From 2024 – Nana Addo

The National Health Insurance Scheme will now cover mental health therapy, according to plans revealed by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. During a conference in Accra with doctors and surgeons, Nana Akufo-Addo stated that mental