Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Don’t legalize marijuana – Akwasi Osei

The Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Authority, Dr. Akwasi Osei, has rejected calls for legalizing marijuana in Ghana, warning it will lead to unprecedented levels of crimes in the country. His comments come...

BIMA Ghana launches two new products

BIMA, the country’s leading provider in mobile delivered health and insurance services, unveiled its new B-Health and B-Life insurance policies during an official launch held at the BIMA Head office in Alajo. BIMA has pioneered...

45yrs on: Tamale Hospital grows from 150 to 800-bed capacity

On February 24, 1974, the first regional hospital was commissioned in Tamale to serve as a medical centre for the northern sector of Ghana. Eighteen years later, following an array of factors, including population size...

Tamale Teaching Hospital gets interim board

After nearly over two years since the Governing Board of the Tamale Teaching Hospital was controversially dissolved, Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang Manu, inaugurated a new panel on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, to replace the...

The Garden: Ask your doctor

After a series of illness in 2018, my health took a serious dive in December and warranted medical attention.  I had found a Doctor I was comfortable with during my stay in Accra but...

Time to look at financing cancer treatment in Africa – First Lady

The First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo has called for renewed discussions and subsequent action towards addressing the issue of cost in the treatment of cancer on the continent. With cancer treatment taking a serious financial toll...

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...