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Doctors

Many Doctors Unemployed In Ghana

Many Doctors Unemployed In Ghana A medical doctor, Dr. Amponsah has decried the increasing number of unemployed doctors in the country. This, he said, is as a result of unwillingness of government to employ more doctors in the health service.

February 4, 2014 ·
 
Lordina Mahama Says HIV Infections in Children Reduced by 76%

Lordina Mahama Says HIV Infections in Children Reduced by 76%

Lordina Mahama: HIV Infections in Children Reduced by 76% Ghana has recorded over 76 percent decrease in new HIV infections among children and 25 percent decline in new HIV infections among our youth over just three years. That’s according to First Lady, Lordina Mahama. She says this is due to a gradual strengthening of our health system, through the establishment […]

February 3, 2014 ·
 
Ghana Chamber of Pharmacy To Withdraw Services

Ghana Chamber of Pharmacy To Withdraw Services

Ghana Chamber of Pharmacy To Withdraw Services The Ghana Chamber of Pharmacy has threatened to stop supplying medicines to hospitals working with the National Health Insurance Scheme. The chamber is demanding all arrears owed its members by February 10, 2014.

February 3, 2014 ·
 
Wassa: Over 100 students suffer severe diarrhoea after drinking tap water

Wassa: Over 100 students suffer severe diarrhoea after drinking tap water

Diarrhoea hits Wassa East District Over one hundred students of the Daaboase Senior High School in the Wassa East District of the Western region are experiencing severe diarrhoea after drinking from a tap. They have been rushed to the Ahmadiyya hospital for emergency treatment. The mass diarrhoeal attack started on Wednesday after the students drunk from the tap.

January 30, 2014 ·
 
Could Long Lasting Mosquito Nets Save Thousands Of Children Dying Of Malaria In Ghana Every Year?

Could Long Lasting Mosquito Nets Save Thousands Of Children Dying Of Malaria In Ghana Every Year?

Could Long Lasting Mosquito Nets Save Thousands Of Children Dying Of Malaria In Ghana Every Year? Malaria is known as a major cause of child death in Africa, but a recent World Health Organisation (WHO) Report has revealed the reality is much worse than what has been reported. The 2013 World Malaria Report commissioned by the WHO, shows malaria claimed […]

January 29, 2014 ·
 
Elephantiasis patient

Elephantiasis On The Rise In Upper East

Elephantiasis On The Rise In Upper East Cases of elephantiasis reported in health facilities in the Bolgatanga Municipality rose from five in 2012 to 225 in 2013. The Municipal Disease Control Officer of Ghana Health Service, Mr Collins Addo, who made this known at Bolgatanga , explained that are many unreported cases of the disease in some communities in the […]

January 12, 2014 ·
 
Blood

Korle-Bu Runs Out Of Blood

Korle-Bu Runs Out Of Blood Stocks at the Korle-Bu Blood Bank have drastically dwindled. A statement from the National Blood Transfusion Service signed by Public Relations Officer Stephen Addai-Baah said the fall in stock makes it imperative for more blood donations by the public.

January 10, 2014 ·
 
Korle Bu

Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital Increases Fees

Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital Increases Fees Authorities at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital will from Monday begin charging more for the medical services they render to the general public. This follows the approval of the Fees and Charges (Amendment) Instrument 2013 by Parliament last year.

January 6, 2014 ·
 
Possible Shortage of Mosquito Nets Puts Millions of People in Danger

Possible Shortage of Mosquito Nets Puts Millions of People in Danger

Possible Shortage of Mosquito Nets Puts Millions of People in Danger. 17/12/2013: The Director of Production at Bestnet has today highlighted that millions of additional people could soon be at risk of contracting malaria due to a potential shortage in the world supply of insecticide treated mosquito nets. Torben Larsen pointed out that there could be a worldwide reduction of up […]

December 21, 2013 ·
 
Doctors To Strike Over Market Premium

Doctors To Strike Over Market Premium

Doctors To Strike Over Market Premium The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has served notice that there could be a major disruption of services in public hospitals if government implements its decision to scrap the market premium of workers.

December 17, 2013 ·
 
Tobinco

Tobinco ‘Begs’ For More Time To Re-export Fake Drugs

Tobinco ‘Begs’ For More Time To Re-export Fake Drugs. The Food and Drugs Authority says it is considering extending the deadline given to Tobinco Pharmaceuticals to re-export all fake drugs it brought into the country. The consideration for an extension follows a request from Tobinco. The FDA gave the Company up to Tuesday to comply with the order.

December 11, 2013 ·
 
Food and Drugs Authority (FDA)

FDA To Burn Unregistered Tobinco Products

FDA To Burn Unregistered Tobinco Products The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has served notice that it will burn all sub-standard and unregistered products of Tobinco Pharmaceutical Limited if the company fails to send them back to their manufacturers by next week.

December 4, 2013 ·