Don’t brush your teeth in less than two minutes – Dentist

Don’t brush your teeth in less than two minutes – Dentist

Dr Gwendolyn Amarquaye-Bayitse, resident dentist of Pepsodent Ghana’s Dental TV Show, Time with the Dentist, has revealed that brushing one’s teeth should take not less than two minutes and should not be rushed. This revelation was made in a bid to

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Rabies outbreak: Tema west Municipality tops reported cases

Rabies outbreak: Tema west Municipality tops reported cases

Reported Rabies Cases is on the increase within the Tema West Municipality in the Greater Accra Region with a call for holistic effort to combat the challenge. Dr Emmanuel Kwao Pecku, the Veterinary Officer in-charge of Tema West Municipality, Tema

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Teenage pregnancies: Our babies are making babies – Joyce Bawa writes

Teenage pregnancies: Our babies are making babies – Joyce Bawa writes

Found some really chilling statistics about teenage pregnancies across the country, while preparing for a radio programme last week. We must all support the call for the development of a policy that will help prevent and stem the rising risk

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Adidome (VR): NYA engages youth of Central Tongu on teenage pregnancy

Adidome (VR): NYA engages youth of Central Tongu on teenage pregnancy

The Volta regional Chapter of the National Youth Authority (NYA), has held a day’s sensitisation workshop on reproductive health education for some youth leaders and policy makers within the Central Tongu District of the Volta Region. It was in collaboration

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COVID-19: 3 men in quarantine fined for assaulting doctor over their positive status

COVID-19: 3 men in quarantine fined for assaulting doctor over their positive status

Three patients have been fined for attacking a medical doctor at a Covid-19 isolation centre at M-Plaza Hotel in Accra. The doctor was attacked after disclosing to the patients who were in isolation that they had tested positive for Covid-19.

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Mortuaries for Covid-19 bodies full over strike by Envt’l health officers

Mortuaries for Covid-19 bodies full over strike by Envt’l health officers

Mortuaries for preserving dead bodies in various health facilities in the Eastern Region are reportedly getting full following a strike by Environmental Health Officers. The nationwide strike action by the Environmental Health Officers – Ghana (EHOA-GH) over poor working conditions

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COVID-19: 3 men in quarantine fined for assaulting doctor over their positive status

COVID-19: 3 men in quarantine fined for assaulting doctor over their positive status

Three patients have been fined for attacking a medical doctor at a Covid-19 isolation centre at M-Plaza Hotel in Accra. The doctor was attacked after disclosing to the patients who were in isolation that they had tested positive for Covid-19.

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We need blood to save lives – National Blood Service

We need blood to save lives – National Blood Service

Mr. Stephen Kweku Danso, a Blood Donor Programme Officer has stated that the National Blood Service is experiencing shortfalls in blood stock. “We need blood to save lives, we need more donors and volunteers to come forward to help us

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HIV more prevalent in homosexuals than heterosexuals – Nat’l AIDS Control Programme

HIV more prevalent in homosexuals than heterosexuals – Nat’l AIDS Control Programme

Programme Manager for the National AIDS/STI Control Programme, Dr Stephen Ayisi Addo has revealed that the frequency of AIDS amongst homosexuals is about 16 times higher than in heterosexuals. According to him, most gay men also have female partners and

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Paracetamol shortage hits Tamale

Paracetamol shortage hits Tamale

  By Murtala Issah Paracetamol shortage has hit the Lahagu CHPS Compound in the Tamale Metropolis. The development has created distrust among residents of the community, who now seek medical attention outside the community. Sources at the facility say the

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