Peter Piot says discovering Ebola was the highlight of his life. • Scientist says WHO took too long to deal with Ebola • Calls American approach to Ebola ‘an epidemic of hysteria’ On Saturday’s episode of Talk to Al Jazeera, Belgian microbiologist Peter Piot speaks frankly with presenter Felicity Barr about helping discover the Ebola virus in 1976.
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Pharmacy Council Restoring Sanity in U/W Region. The Upper West regional branch of the Pharmacy Council has started a rigorous exercise of restoring sanity to the pharmaceutical environment in the Upper West region. The council commenced unannounced visits to some over-the-counter (OTC) medicine stores and pharmacy shops over the week. Nine shops in Wa municipality and Wa East districts were […]
National Youth Authority Cries over Spate of Mental Cases amongst Youth The Regional Youth Authority of the Upper West region is overly worried over the numerous mental cases among the youth in the region. This concern was raised by the regional director, Mr. Mumuni Sulemana during the celebration of International Youth Day in Wa. The theme of the celebration was […]
FDA Warns public over Exeter Corned Beef The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in a statement has warned Ghanaians against the patronage of Exeter Corned Beef. According to the press statement, the FDA “has reliably been informed that the Manufacturing Plant of Exeter Corned Beef in Argentina has been shut down for some time now and that the product is […]
Ministry of Health Confirms- No Ebola Case In Ghana The Ministry of Health (MoH) has confirmed that a 12-year-old girl who died at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital did not die from the deadly Ebola virus. This has allayed fears that Ghana had recorded its first case of the virus. Blood sample from the girl was sent to the Noguchi […]
KATH Missing Baby Saga: Seven Charged Police in the Ashanti region have charged seven people for stealing and conspiracy to steal in connection with the missing baby at the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital. They have however been released on bail. The missing baby saga at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital sparked uproar between the hospital and the community in the […]
Suhum- Rabies Kills Four Four children have died of rabies at the Suhum Municipal Government Hospital in the Eastern Region since the beginning of this year, after they had been bitten by dogs infected with the disease. Meanwhile, the Municipal Health Directorate and the Veterinary Services have launched the 2014 Rabies Vaccination Exercise to immunize all dogs in the municipality.
KATH Doctors Declare Strike: No Security, No Work Doctors at the Komfo Anokye Hospital in Kumasi have declared an indefinite strike following an attack on hospital staff early Thursday. The doctors after an emergency meeting on Friday, concluded there could be further attacks on their lives. They told Ultimate Radio until maximum security is beefed at the Hospital as well […]
Tamale- 2 Children lose limbs due to wrong use of intravenous infusion Alleged professional negligence in the administration of intravenous infusion to two children has led to the amputation of their limbs. The victims, both males, are a 10-month-old baby, Mohammed Hafiz, whose left arm has been amputated, and two-and-half-year-old Prosper Nsumba, who has had his right arm amputated.
3 Bodies Missing At Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital THE KOMFO Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi is in trouble, as three dead babies cannot be accounted for, heightening suspicion and finger-pointing at the hospital. The incident resulted in the arrest of one Baba Abeley, a cleaner at KATH, who was suspected of having a hand in the disappearance
Patients at Atua Hospital Buy Sachet Water For Surgery Doctors and patients at the Atua Hospital in the Lower Manya Krobo area are relying on sachet water to do surgical operations. Patients scheduled for surgery are also forced to bring along their own bags of sachet water for their operations. The Hospital has been hit by acute water shortage for […]
500 Medical Doctors To Be Recruited This Year The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Ebenezer Appiah Denkyira, says more than 500 medical doctors would be recruited into the health sector this year, to enhance quality health care delivery.