Friday, March 22, 2019

N/R: GHS director replaced after Kandahar Boys invasion

The Northern Region Director of Ghana Health Service, Reverend Dr. Samuel Quarshie has finally been replaced after he was attacked and chased out of office several months ago by a vigilante force of the...

Hypertension leading cause of deaths at Koforidua Regional Hosp.

Hypertension was the major cause of the deaths recorded at the Eastern Regional Hospital in 2018, Hospital Authorities have revealed. HIV/AIDS /Retroviral infection was the top cause of deaths at the facility the year before. According to...

Taxpayer not paying for drone services – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated the use of drones to supply essential and lifesaving medical supplies will not be borne by the taxpayer. “This programme is not going to be run on the...

Drone project to employ 200 students

The Vice Chairman of the Health Committee of Parliament Dr. Ayew Afriyie has said the drone deal between the government of Ghana and Ghana Drone Delivery Project will employ some 200 Ghanaian students. “They are...
Samira Bawumia at La General Hospital

Samira Bawumia surprises La General Hospital

The Second Lady Hajia Mrs Samira Bawumia has paid a surprise visit to new and expectant mothers at the La General Hospital in the Greater Accra region. Mrs Bawumia, a champion of maternal health, who...

Govt considering automatic transfer of funds to NHIA account – Veep

Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia has said government is considering automatic transfer of funds to the account of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) to ensure prompt payment of claims. "If we are to stop...
Rebecca Akufo-Addo at the centre

C/R: First Lady commissions new obstetrics centre

The First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has commissioned two massive projects at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital in the Central Regional capital. The state of the art projects are the Anokye Yeboah Mothers’ Hostel and...

Gov’t releases GHC35m to pay trainee nurses

Government has released GHC35 million to pay arears owed trainee nurses, according to the deputy Minister of Information, Pius Enam Hadzide. This comes on the back of mounting pressure on the Ministry of Health to...

“Ghanaians now have a choice to avoid eye injections in cataract surgery” – Dr....

Hundreds of Ghanaians with various degrees of cataract blindness have benefited from cataract surgery without painful eye injections. This was disclosed by the Head of Ophthalmology at the School of Medicine, University of Health...

Govt committed to supporting critical healthcare professionals

The Minister of Health Kwaku Agyeman-Manu says despite scarce resources, the government of Ghana is committed to supporting the training of critical healthcare professionals to improve the health sector. To this end, he says, the...

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