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FDA denies suspected food poisoning killed five people at Oyibi

FDA denies suspected food poisoning killed five people at Oyibi

Only one person is believed to have died from suspected food poisoning at Oyibi Bush Canteen Junction in Accra, the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has said. This comes after allegations of possible food poisoning

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FDA investigates suspected waakye poisoning

FDA investigates suspected waakye poisoning

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has initiated an investigation into the deaths of five people in Oyibi, Greater Accra Region after they allegedly ate a popular delicacy, 'waakye,' last Friday. The investigation will look

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FDA cautions public against misuse of laughing gas

FDA cautions public against misuse of laughing gas

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has warned the general public against the abuse of Nitrous Oxide commonly known as laughing gas in nightclubs and parties in the forms of balloons and canisters to induce

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Refund GH₵‎36k unearned salary – Public Accounts Committee to Korle Bu

Refund GH₵‎36k unearned salary – Public Accounts Committee to Korle Bu

Management of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital has been tasked by the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament to repay the GH36,000 that was given to some personnel in 2020 as undeserved salaries. This comes after the

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Yes! Taxation of sugar-sweetened beverages is a ‘Win-Win-Win’ Public Health Intervention

Yes! Taxation of sugar-sweetened beverages is a ‘Win-Win-Win’ Public Health Intervention

Overweight/obesity are currently on the increase in most developing countries. They are also risk factors for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and an increased risk for some forms of cancer

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Suspend license renewals until we get our own regulatory body – GPAA to members

Suspend license renewals until we get our own regulatory body – GPAA to members

The Ghana Physician Assistants Association's executive committee has ordered all members to forgo renewing their licences with the Medical and Dental Council for the 2023 calendar year. Additionally, according to a guideline from the Association,

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KATH records 175 new children cancer cases

KATH records 175 new children cancer cases

The number of childhood cancer cases being reported at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital is on the rise, according to the medical staff at the facility. This year, there were over 175 new instances reported,

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Zipline, Rwanda government announce new partnership to serve the entire country with instant logistics

Zipline, Rwanda government announce new partnership to serve the entire country with instant logistics

Zipline, the global leader in instant logistics and deliveries, on Wednesday, December 15, 2022, announced a new partnership with the Government of Rwanda that aims to complete nearly 2 million instant deliveries and fly more

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Protect kids from sugary drinks; Stop, rethink and take action now!

Protect kids from sugary drinks; Stop, rethink and take action now!

Obesity is a complex disease involving an excessive amount of body fat. It is a medical problem that increases the risk of other diseases and health conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure

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We need to be heard! A call for government to curb sugar-sweetened beverages menace

We need to be heard! A call for government to curb sugar-sweetened beverages menace

Currently, in Ghana, sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are very much available and affordable and may be replaced with water for some people. They have become a part of us; most people cannot finish a meal without

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