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Mental Health Authority condemns neglect of mental health patients

Mental Health Authority condemns neglect of mental health patients

The Mental Health Authority has expressed concern over two disturbing incidents in the Central Region involving individuals with mental health challenges. A two-year-old girl was assaulted by a person with a mental disorder in a

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Cape Coast Teaching Hospital halts haemodialysis services temporarily

Cape Coast Teaching Hospital halts haemodialysis services temporarily

The Cape Coast Teaching Hospital has temporarily suspended its haemodialysis services due to quality issues experienced during regular operations last week. In a statement available to Metro TV, the hospital acknowledged the critical need for

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Zoomlion Foundation kickstarts ”Keep Your Mind on the Road” campaign

Zoomlion Foundation kickstarts ”Keep Your Mind on the Road” campaign

As part of Zoomlion Foundation's initiatives to equip schoolchildren, teachers and parents with skills on emergency response preparedness and road safety, the Foundation is collaborating with Korle Bu Teaching Hospital Emergency Unit, National Ambulance Service

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Health Ministry constitutes committee to investigate abandoned patient case

Health Ministry constitutes committee to investigate abandoned patient case

The Ministry of Health has set up a committee to investigate the alleged abandonment of a patient in a bush at Gomoa Ojobi by the Trauma and Specialist Hospital in Winneba. According to a statement

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Ghana Health Service launches full-scale probe into abandonment of patient at Gomoa Ojobi

Ghana Health Service launches full-scale probe into abandonment of patient at Gomoa Ojobi

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has initiated an investigation into the alleged abandonment of a patient in a bush at Gomoa Ojobi in the Central Region The patient, who was admitted at the Trauma and

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Medical supplies at port will be cleared within two weeks — Health Minister

Medical supplies at port will be cleared within two weeks — Health Minister

The Health Minister, Dr. Bernard Okoe-Boye, has given a two-week deadline for the clearance of medical supplies stuck at the port, warning that he will personally ensure consequences for the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) boss,

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New sexually transmitted infection ‘Trichophyton mentagrophytes type VII’ found in US

New sexually transmitted infection ‘Trichophyton mentagrophytes type VII’ found in US

A sexually transmitted ringworm caused by a rare fungus has been reported for the first time in the United States. The case report, published Wednesday in JAMA Dermatology by doctors at NYU Langone Health in

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La Dadekotopon MP expresses doubt over timely completion of  La General Hospital project

La Dadekotopon MP expresses doubt over timely completion of  La General Hospital project

The Member of Parliament for La Dadekotopon constituency, Rita Naa Odoley Sowah, has expressed skepticism over the promised completion of the Out-Patient Department (OPD) of the La General Hospital by the end of October 2024.

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NHIA disburses Gh¢300 million to healthcare providers nationwide

NHIA disburses Gh¢300 million to healthcare providers nationwide

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has announced a significant disbursement of over GHS 300 million to healthcare facilities across Ghana. This substantial payout covers vetted claims for higher-tier healthcare facilities until January 2024. The

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SSNIT contributors gain automatic NHIS migration

SSNIT contributors gain automatic NHIS migration

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has started the automatic migration of all contributors to the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) onto the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). This is to ensure that