HEALTH 

MP repairs ambulance for Kologo Health Centre

The Member of Parliament for Navrongo Central, Joseph Kofi Adda, has repaired a dysfunctional ambulance of the Kologo Health Centre after nearly six months off the road. The ambulance which serves Kologo and its surrounding communities suffered major engine damage last year which eventually grounded it. Speaking at a brief ceremony to handover the rehabilitated ambulance to the chief and… Read More
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Mental health workers urged to contribute solutions to mental health challenges

Ms Akosua Serwaah Bonsu, the Eastern Regional Coordinator of Mental Health, has called on mental health workers to conduct research into causes of various types of mental sickness in their operational areas as their contribution towards the development of mental health service in the country. She said such research findings could help inform policy makers and help shape policies on… Read More
HEALTH 

Let’s improve local herb medicine – Speaker urges

Ghana’s Speaker of Parliament Prof Mike Oquaye has decried what he says is a lack of collaboration among African countries in the delivery of quality healthcare. Speaking at the opening ceremony at the West Africa International Health Summit on Wednesday in Accra Prof Oquaye said the African Union (AU) must champion medical collaborations to ensure quality health service to citizens… Read More
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Epilepsy is treatable: Seek medical care – Dr Adjei tells patients

An Epileptologist and neurologist at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr Patrick Adjei, has advised persons living with epilepsy to seek medical care because the disease is treatable. He said although treatable, a number of people living with the condition did not seek medical care because of the myths, stigmatisation and misconceptions surrounding the condition. An estimated one per cent of… Read More
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Health Minister -‘UG Medical Centre to be fully operational by close of year’

The Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyemang Manu has revealed that the controversial University of Ghana Medical Centre will be fully operational by close of the year. The ruling New Patriotic Party(NPP) delayed its opening over a year after it took over power from the Mahama led administration which caused a public backlash. But after several months of controversy, the health… Read More
HEALTH 

Sales of emergency pills increase on Val’s Day as condoms drop

Patronage of condoms dropped in this year’s Valentine day celebration, while there was an increase in the sales of an emergency contraceptive pills. This was contained in a news bulletin by Accra 100.5 FM on Friday, February 15, 2019 and monitored by ghhealthonline.com. In most Valentine celebrations in Ghana, the market for condoms booms, and the drop in this year’s… Read More
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MTN urges Ghanaians to donate blood

Mrs. Charity Darko, Public Relations Manager of the Northern Business Sector of MTN-Ghana, has called on Ghanaians, especially the youth, to show keen interest in blood donation, to help save lives. She said the human blood, for its critical importance in saving lives, was the only most precious gift one could give to those in need. “This called for the… Read More
HEALTH 

Adisadel students applaud MTN for giving them the opportunity to save lives

Students of Adisadel College were full of smiles and joy as they went through their sections, one after the other to donate blood in their school to complement the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital blood bank. The blood donation exercise was organised by the leading telecommunication giant in Ghana, MTN and the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital. The students in an interview… Read More