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Zambia launches body to regulate research in health sector

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The Zambian government on Tuesday launched a body to regulate research in the health sector in order to help the southern African nation strengthen...

Health Facilities Regulatory Agency to Commence Operations

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This was contained in a statement signed by DR. Felix Anyah, Board Chairman-Health Facilities Regulatory Agency. Read full statement below: Temporary Suspension of Services Health Facilities Regulatory Agency...

Medicine for prostate cancer in Ghana

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Naturopathy or naturopathic medicine is a form of alternative medicine employing a wide array of "natural" treatments, including homeopathy, herbalism, and acupuncture, as well...

Meet Oladipo, Woman Who Cures Fibroid with Herbs

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The sight of a large brass pot with various herbs being boiled on fire by the roadside may not be uncommon on Lagos mainland,...

Kenya warns consumption of raw milk over infectious diseases

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Kenya on Thursday raised alarm over consumption of raw milk that could expose the population to infectious diseases. Margaret Kibogy, Managing Director of the Kenya...

Sanbao Ghana Pharmaceuticals Limited to expand its production capacity

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Sanbao Ghana Pharmaceuticals Limited, a Chinese manufacturing firm in Ghana, has invested a total of 15 million U.S. dollars to expand its production capacity....

Dr. Awoonor Gets Honoured By GCNH

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The Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Health (GCNH) has honored Dr. Koku Awoonor for his distinguished leadership in the health sector in Ghana. Dr....

Rejoinder: Koforidua Sectech Student Dies Of Meningitis

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The Koforidua Sectech Old Students' Association wishes to express their heartfelt condolence to the family of late Dennis Acheampong, whose demise was announced...

Misuse of mosquito nets fans malaria spread in western Kenya

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Maryanne Wekesa tills her vegetable garden in Vihiga, western Kenya with all her passion. The vegetable garden is the only source of income for...

Ghana inspires hope at UHC Forum 2017 as Japan pledges US$2.9...

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The world can expect a lot more concreate and significant results in the next three to five years from member countries of the United...

USAID & KOICA Commended for Four CHPS Compounds

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The Director General (DG) of the Ghana Health Service Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare has commended United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Systems for Health...

Malaria cases in Ghana on the rise

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A report by the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) said Ghana in 2013 recorded about 11.3 million cases of Outpatients Department (OPD) malaria. It said...

Rwanda maternal mortality ratio reduces

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Rwanda maternal mortality ratio dropped to 210 deaths per 1000 live birth in 2014-2015 down from 1071 in 2000, according to Rwanda Demographic and...

Ebola wont scare us from consuming bush meat – Dormaa residents

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Most residenst in Dormaa-Ahenkro are adamantly consuming bush meat despite the public education about the possible resultant health risk of eating such delicacies following...

C. Ronaldo, Neymar Jr., Drogba and Lahm unite in the fight...

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World?s top footballers have joined forces with global health experts to help raise awareness in the fight against the Ebola outbreak that has claimed...

Act of self medication in Ghana on the increase

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The act of self-medication among Ghanaians has become a serious threat to our existence especially the use and abuse of pain killers, antibiotics and...

Yamfo Health Centre status to be changed

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He said that would provide the avenue for the students of the Yamfo College of Health (CoHY) to undertake clinical and other practical attachment...

Tepa NMTS Principal receives Excellence Award

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Miss Victoria Amoah, Principal of the Tepa Nursing and Midwifery Training School (TNMTS), has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree for her professional excellence...

Boafo Herbal Centre Launches Boafo Bitters

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Ghanaians have been urged to patronize traditional medicine to help improve the economy. The Eastern Regional Chairman of the Traditional Healers Association, Mr Kingsley Nkansah...

Admission into nursing schools fall amid inadequate infrastructure

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According to the institutional authorities, due to inadequate infrastructure, human resources, training logistics and training sites, only 16 per cent of the 9,512 applicants...

Fruit Bat,Source Of Ebola Virus

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Increased efforts are needed to improve awareness among rural communities in West Africa about the risks of contracting the Ebola virus from eating certain...

Africa: 550 killed by Cholera outbreak in 2016

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The UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Eastern Africa said cholera outbreaks in the region in the past year have been remarkable...

Winneba Hospital Transformed Into Regional Hospital

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This follows the upgrade of the erstwhile Regional Hospital in Cape Coast, popularly known as ‘Interbeton’, to a Teaching Hospital in 2014 to support...

Cholera to hit Ashiedu Keteke

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The Community Development Department and the Environmental Health Officers of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) of the Ashiedu Keteku Sub-Metro,...

GSA insists Bottle Water remains the safest drinking water

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Mr Kofi Amponsah-Bediako, Public Affairs Director of the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has said bottled water companies passed for safety and quality assurance certification...

Veep Commissions New Hostel For Goaso Nursing College

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He said though the College was established not long ago, it had made good impact on the training of nursing and midwifery. ...

Establish More Genuine Private Hospitals-Dr. Seake-Kwawu

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The Ho Municipal Director of Health Services, Dr. Atsu Seake-Kwawu has emphasized the need for more genuine private hospitals to increase access to quality...

Fake Doctors In Illegal Buttocks Business

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A growing number of women in the United States are getting plastic surgery to enhance their behinds. But with the costs of surgery running into...

Western Region CHPS compounds commended

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Forty-three Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Compounds in the Western Region have been rewarded for their excellent performance, at a ceremony in Takoradi. They...

New Tafo Hospital Uplifted: Courtesy Tigo

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Tigo Ghana, a telecom operator, has renovated the Maternity Unit of the New Tafo Government Hospital in the East Akim District of the Eastern...