Ghana exceeds WHO standard of one nurse to 1,000 patients ratio – Health Minister

Ghana exceeds WHO standard of one nurse to 1,000 patients ratio – Health Minister

Budget Line——Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu,Health Minister The Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, says government will no longer expand existing nursing training schools in the country, apart from the specialised ones, because of lack of budget line for the provision of infrastructure in

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16-year-old girl sees light after four years of blindness

16-year-old girl sees light after four years of blindness

Sixteen-year-old Leticia Vidza from Cape Coast who lost her sight four years ago, resulting in the curtailment of her education, has had her sight restored. This followed a 30-minute surgery performed by a team of American and Ghanaian doctors to

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We are getting charged for drugs covered under NHIS – Keta residents

We are getting charged for drugs covered under NHIS – Keta residents

Some residents of Keta want the President to investigate the selling of drugs and charging for services under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to subscribers. They are threatening to embark on a massive demonstration if nothing is done about the

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Paying lip-service to sanitation is recipe for disease outbreak- World Vision

Paying lip-service to sanitation is recipe for disease outbreak- World Vision

Mr Yaw Attah Arhin, Water and Sanitation Technical Coordinator, World Vision International Ghana, said paying lip-service and dabbling in propaganda on issues of sanitation, especially, open defecation would only consume the energetic fabric of society through disease outbreaks. He said

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Nurses, midwives on National Service not paid ‘alawa’ for 6 months

Nurses, midwives on National Service not paid ‘alawa’ for 6 months

Some of the affected nurses and midwives Diploma nurses and midwives currently undertaking their national service at various health institutions across the country are demanding immediate payment of their allowance which has been in arrears for six months now. According

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Oti Region: Woman in labour gives birth in the middle of the road

Oti Region: Woman in labour gives birth in the middle of the road

      Providence smiled on a woman and her newly-born baby in the middle of a road in Dambai, the Oti Regional capital. The woman, believed to be in her thirties, entered into labour in the middle of nowhere,

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com1,200 dogs vaccinated on rabies day«

com1,200 dogs vaccinated on rabies day«

One thousand two hundred (1,200) dogs in the Sunyani West District of the Bono Region have been vaccinated against rabies in commemoration of World Rabies Day. Speaking at an event to mark the Day, District Chief Executive (DCE) Martin Obeng

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Masturbation, oral sex very dangerous – Expert

Masturbation, oral sex very dangerous – Expert

A retired District Director of Health Services, Madam Ellen Sarpong Akorsah, has stressed on the need for the youth to avoid sexual activities such as masturbation, oral and anal sex, which could result in serious reproductive and general health problems.

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Rabies kills four in Ashanti region

Rabies kills four in Ashanti region

Four people have since January died of rabies at hospitals in the Ashanti region. This was after they had been bitten by dogs infected with the disease. Officials from the veterinary services in the region are appealing for public support

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Ga West: Babies die for lack of health facility while CHPS compound rots away

Ga West: Babies die for lack of health facility while CHPS compound rots away

The chiefs and people of Joma and nearby communities in the Ga West Municipality have given the government a three-month ultimatum to refurbish and commission an abandoned CHPS compound in the area. Women in labour often have to be driven

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