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“WE ARE ALL GUILTY” – Abbeiku Cobbina

Let me ask. How independent and patriotic are we in the area of politics, economic and sanitation?. Ghana is,indeed, bleeding, and it is so profuse that an immediate intervention is needed to salvage it. Poor sanitation and improper environmental practices have engulfed the country, and that is very scary. The filth on our streets, predominantly plastic waste is troubling.Lack of ...

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NSA Board Chair Hon. Kwadwo Baah Agyemang Donates Items To Agogo Presbyterian Hospital To Mark World Oral Health Day

The Board Chairman for National Sports Authority and the Former Member of Parliament for Asante Akyem North Constituency, Hon. Kwadwo Baah Agyemang yesterday donated assorted items to the Dental Unit of Agogo Presbyterian Hospital to celebrate World Oral Health Day which is marked on 20th March every year across the globe. The Dental Unit will celebrate this day by giving ...

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On 15th March,2019, the Tertiary Education Students Confederacy Of New Patriotic Party (TESCON) at Valley View University Techiman campus chapter in Collaboration with Techiman South Youth wing embark on a clean up exercise and a free health screening at Agosa a town on the Techiman- Sunyani highway. The clean-up exercise was done throughout the principal streets of Agosa.Immediately after the ...

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A total of 20,084 nurses will be recruited this year – Nsiah-Asare

The Government has given financial clearance for the recruitment of 20,084 nurses this year, Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare, the Director General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has announced. He said the appointment of the newly-recruited nurses are being processed and they would be posted by April, this year. Confirming the validity of the President’s pronouncement that the government was recruiting ...

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Member of Parliament for Assin Central constituency, Hon. Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has donated medical equipment to Assin Foso Polyclinic, to boost health care delivery. The items include microscope autoclave machines, Blood Bank refrigerator, 10 set of beds and chairs as well as refrigerators, baby Scale machines and other Theater equipments. He also added two Motorcycles for easy movement to nearby ...

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Poor Leadership Hinder Progress In Quality Healthcare Outcomes – Dr Nsiah-Asare

Dr Nsiah Asare Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has blamed the lack of progress in most healthcare delivery outcomes in the Greater Accra Region (GAR), on poor leadership. He said the challenges were very prominent at the district levels, and indicated that the GHS Council was not pleased with reports, and consequently resolved to ...

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Government of Ghana partners Novartis to improve diagnosis, treatment of sickle cell disease

The Government of Ghana, through the Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service and other allied agencies, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with global medicines company Novartis to create a new public-private partnership designed to improve the diagnoses and accelerate treatment for people with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD). The MoU, makes Ghana the first African country to commit to offering ...

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Abortion was leading cause of death in 2018

With almost 42 million deaths recorded, abortion was the leading cause of death in 2018, according to one worldwide data source. According to the website Worldometers, there are about 125,000 abortions performed every day around the world. As of Monday morning, the site’s running tally showed there were over 41.9 million abortions performed in 2018. That estimate represents a substantial ...

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Police express worry over tramadol abuse

The Deputy Eastern Regional Police Public Relation Officer (DPRO) , Sergeant Gamado Francis has express worry over the abuse of tramadol by the youth especially in the Eastern Region. Mr Gamado explained that most murder cases reported recently involving the youth have been found to have a connection with tramadol abuse. Tramadol is a drug prescribed by medical officers for ...

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Kennedy Agyapong rubbishes medical drones

Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong is not pleased with government’s decision to use dronetechnology to deliver blood and other health supplies nationwide. To him, the deal is a misplaced priority because the country has inadequate ambulances and lacks enough state-of-the-art health centres. “First things first; before you take the drone to deliver the drugs, you ...

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