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Suspend drones project immediately – Ghana Medical Association

  The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) is calling on the government to immediately suspend the planned implementation of a policy that will see to the delivery of blood and other medical supplies to remotes areas using drones. Parliament Thursday approves a $12.5 million deal to contract US-based Fly Zipline International to distribute critical medicals supplies across the country for four ...

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Palpitation hits GHS as Anas set to release another exposé hotter than ‘Number 12’

Waves of tremor are sweeping through the Ghana Health Service (GHS) over internationally acclaimed investigative Journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ latest exposé which is set to be released soon. Investigative Journalist and Ghana’s most feared man Anas Aremeyaw Anas on Friday November 23, 2018, threatened to once again shake the country as he prepares to drop another exposé video which he ...

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Men should start a family before they turn 35 to avoid their children having birth defects or being born prematurely

A study tracking 40million babies found the risk of birth complications start to increase when fathers are in their mid-30s, and significantly rise from the age of 45. For decades women have been told they will put their children at risk if they pursue a career first and leave it until they are older to have a family. But the ...

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Pregnancy gap should be at least a year – researchers

Mothers should wait at least a year between giving birth and getting pregnant again to reduce health risks to mother and baby, a new study says. But researchers say they need not wait as long as the 18 months recommended in the current World Health Organization guidelines. Small gaps between pregnancies risk premature births, smaller babies and infant and mother ...

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Processed meat ‘linked to breast cancer’

Regularly eating foods like bacon and sausages may raise the risk of breast cancer, according to researchers. A review of studies found women who ate high levels of processed meat had a 9% increased risk of the cancer compared with those who ate little of it. The study backs up previous findings of the World Health Organization, which says processed ...

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Women in their 9th month of pregnancy need more sex – Midwife

A Senior Midwife at the Achimota Hospital Maame Akosua Asante says pregnant women in their ninth month of pregnancy need more sex. According to her, there is a hormone in the sperm which helps speed up labour hence her advice. “Women who are almost due for labour need more sex, especially if they have no complications “Sex at this stage ...

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Ex-nurse, 52, with a rare water allergy can only shower twice a YEAR and has to avoid rain or she will break out in agonising blisters

A former nurse breaks out in agonising hives and blister if she is touched by even the smallest drop of water. Maxine Jones, 52, claims she is living a ‘prison sentence’ because of her aquagenic urticaria – a hypersensitivity to water. Ms Jones, of Ecclesfield, South Yorkshire, can only shower twice a year because of the condition, thought to strike ...

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No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms

Bad news for those who enjoy what they think is a healthy glass of wine a day. A large new global study published in the Lancet has confirmed previous research which has shown that there is no safe level of alcohol consumption. The researchers admit moderate drinking may protect against heart disease but found that the risk of cancer and ...

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Govt Hospitals Granted Power To Do Individual Recruitment – Dr Nsiah-Asare

The Director General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) Dr Nsiah Asare has stated that government has agreed not to directly post health workers to health facilities in the country. According to him, the various regional and district hospitals, based on GHS’ staffing norms, will be given recruitment quotas to “advertise and manage their recruitment process.” Dr Asare who was ...

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Ebola deaths in DR Congo rises to 49 with 2,000 feared ‘contacts’

Ebola Medical workers disinfect a coffin of a deceased unconfirmed Ebola patient at the Ebola Treatment Centre in Beni on August 13, 2018. PHOTO | AFP First reported on August 1 in the North Kivu province, the current outbreak has killed 49 of the 90 cases reported. A further 2,000 people feared to have come into contact with the virus. ...

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