Allied health professions council registrar calls on health personnel to assist in fight against drug abuse

Allied health professions council registrar calls on health personnel to assist in fight against drug abuse

The Acting Registrar of Allied Allied Health Professions Council of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Samuel Yaw Opoku, has called on health personnel to put in their best towards the nation’s fight against drug abuse. Speaking at the 2nd graduation

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Measles cases triple globally in 2019, says UN

Measles cases triple globally in 2019, says UN

The number of measles cases reported worldwide in the first three months of 2019 has tripled compared with the same time last year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The UN body said provisional data indicated a “a clear

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Oti: Obstetricians society, Ernest chemists offer free medical services in Nkwanta district

Oti: Obstetricians society, Ernest chemists offer free medical services in Nkwanta district

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Ghana (SOGOG) in collaboration with Ernest Chemists Limited, has embarked on a 3-day fistula repair and gynaecological surgical outreach in the Nkwanta District of the Oti Region of Ghana. The surgical outreach took

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Ghana gets 400,000 doses of new malaria vaccine for pilot

Ghana gets 400,000 doses of new malaria vaccine for pilot

Ghana has taken delivery of 400,000 doses of the new malaria vaccine RTS,S  or Mosquirix to pilot malaria vaccine implementation programme (MVIP) from May 1 in 33 districts in six selected regions. According to the Director General of the Ghana Health

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Awutu-Senya District records zero maternal and still birth

Awutu-Senya District records zero maternal and still birth

The Awutu-Senya District Directorate of the Ghana Health Service recorded zero maternal death and still birth in 2018. Dr Mrs Patricia Lawford Antwi, the District Director of Health Services, made this known in an interview with Ghana News Agency on

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GRAFT Foundation back to Volta with free re-constructive surgeries

GRAFT Foundation back to Volta with free re-constructive surgeries

The Ghana Re-construction of Anomaly and Trauma Fund (GRAFT), a health-based Ghanaian Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) through its Hope Project is making a return to the Volta and Oti regions with free re-constructive surgeries, after five years. Some anomalies to be

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New born baby abandoned at Paga District Hospital

New born baby abandoned at Paga District Hospital

A 29-year-old mother, Christian Akala, on Monday abandoned her two-day old baby girl at the Paga District Hospital in the Kassena-Nankana West District in the Upper East Region. The baby, as at the time the Ghana News Agency (GNA) visited

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St. Joseph Hospital takes delivery of orthopaedic equipment

St. Joseph Hospital takes delivery of orthopaedic equipment

Over 5,000 Pounds Sterling worth of orthopaedic equipment has been donated to the St Joseph hospital to support the work of the hospital. The equipment presented to the Hospital included 15 wheelchairs, 10 commandos, 10 crutches and pieces of walking

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Why eating pig’s feet and cow’s stomach can help save the planet

Why eating pig’s feet and cow’s stomach can help save the planet

How often do you eat meat? Once a week? Every day? If it’s the latter, your diet is having a huge impact on the planet. You’ve probably heard that the best way to fight climate change is to reduce your meat

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Nsawam Hospital: MP donates ¢50,000 for new maternity block construction

Nsawam Hospital: MP donates ¢50,000 for new maternity block construction

The Member of Parliament for Nsawam Adoagyiri, Frank Annoh-Dompreh, has presented a ¢50,000 cheque to management of the Nsawam Government Hospital for the construction of a new maternity block. This comes after a Joy News story exposing the dire conditions mothers

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