Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Two ‘medical doctors’ die in Upper East

Two of the four babies born in a day to a poverty-stricken couple and named after four celebrated doctors at the Upper East Regional Hospital have been reported dead. The quadruplets- three boys and a...

CARTOON OF THE DAY: The ‘allawa’ is in

Government has started paying trainee nurses some form of allowances with barely three weeks to the December 7 elections. The Ministry of Health in July 2016, announced it was going to pay trainees nurses a...

Status of the NHIS: The bare facts [Infographic]

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is a social intervention program which provides financial risk protection against out-of-pocket healthcare expenditure for all residents in Ghana. The scheme is currently operational in all parts of...

Airtel Ghana joins fight against breast cancer

Employees of Airtel Ghana have donated proceeds from their month-long employee-led breast cancer awareness campaign to Breast Care International – a leading breast healthcare organization in Africa providing enabling environment to control the incidence...

Gov’t begins payment of allowances to trainee nurses

        Government has begun the payment of 'abated' allowances to trainee nurses across the country. A statement from the Health ministry announcing the payment said "The untaxed amount is One Hundred and Fifty Ghana Cedis (GHC150.00)...

N/R: Women die over lack of Midwife

More women are dying and others suffering complications in the Mamprugu-Moagduri District of the Northern region following the absence of a trained midwife and a significant shortfall of healthcare providers in the lone impoverished...

Nurses, midwives suspend strike

The Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association has suspended its strike following assurances from government. This means Out Patient Department services are likely to resume with immediate effect across the various hospitals affected by...

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