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AIDS Commission unveils First 90 Fast-Track campaign strategy

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The First 90 Fast-Track target, which is part of a broader UNAIDS Global Strategy, is ultimately to end AIDS by 2030, but this requires...

Amazing Grace Foundation Supports Kpone Maternity Facility

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Amazing Grace Foundation, a Non- Governmental Organization (NGO), has donated medical equipment and supplies to the Kpone Maternity Home. The items presented included...

First Polio, Measles Immunizations in Liberia

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A week-long campaign to vaccinate more than 600,000 children against polio and measles kicks off today, Friday, May 8, in Liberia, led by...

Stakeholders hold talks on how to end bird flu in Accra

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She said the payment of compensation is to motivate farmers to report outbreaks on time to ensure that timely control measures are put in...

Botswana hospital halts routine referrals to South Africa

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A hospital in Botswana on Monday suspended routine referrals to hospitals in South Africa where foreigners have been hit by a recent spate of...

Mass COVID-19 vaccination in Russia planned for October

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Russian Health Ministry is planning a mass vaccination campaign against the coronavirus for October, TASS news agency reported on Saturday, citing Russian Health Minister...

Reproductive health education addresses teenage pregnancy – ARHR

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Madam Vicky T. Okine, the Executive Director, Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR)has said a comprehensive reproductive health education for adolescents will help ameliorate...

Obuobia Supports Ga South Municipal Hospital

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The presentation was to mark the 39th birthday of Ms Oboubia Darko-Opoku, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Weija-Gbawe Constituency. The medical equipment,...

WaterAid Ghana to improve healthy living among children under 5 years

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WaterAid Ghana (WAG), an international non-profit organization, on Monday launched its Healthy Start campaign, aimed at improving the health and nutrition of newborns and...

Africa CDC warns of possible “acute shortage” of COVID-19 protective equipment...

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The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Tuesday warned African countries to brace for possible "acute shortage" of COVID-19 Personal...

Tanoso Community nursing students gears up for demonstration

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The students of the Tanoso Community Health and Nurses Training School (CHNTS) near Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region have threatened to embark on...

Parents With Children Suffering From Cerebral Palsy To Receive Training

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The workshop, which would be held at Accra Physiotherapy Centre, Abelenkpe, is supported by Diligent Care Services, a UK-based organisation passionate about helping parents...

Nigeria signs health agreement with EU

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Nigeria on Thursday signed a 74 million U.S. dollars grant agreement with the European Union (EU) to improve access to effective healthcare and...

UN expert welcomes Ghana’s steps to combat torture and other ill-treatment

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Mendez, who is the independent expert tasked by the UN Human Rights Council with monitoring and reporting on the use of torture and other...

Koforidua Regional Hospital In Acute Shortage Of Blood

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In a press release, the Hospital explained that often, on festive seasons like Easter and Christmas, the demand for blood to save lives do...

Nigeria’s FM tests positive for COVID-19

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Nigeria's foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama on Sunday confirmed he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Onyeama said via Twitter that...

FOCOS Hospital Commissions CT Scanner in Pantang

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FOCOS Orthopaedic Hospital over the weekend officially commissioned its CT scanner for diagnostic services at their facility in Pantang, Accra.The equipment which is a...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0500 GMT, May...

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The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at...

Improving mental health care in Ghana

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The International Institute of ICT Journalism (Penplusbytes), with support from STAR-Ghana, is holding a day?s forum to explore ways in sustaining efforts at improving...

Covid-19: Easing of restrictions now, would be suicidal-Rev. Minister

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Reverend Dominic Owusu, Head Pastor of the Calvary Temple Assemblies of God Church at Bantama in the Kumasi Metropolis, says easing the COVID-19 restrictive...

Old NHIS Cards Still Valid – NHIA

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Mr Perry Nelson, the Director of Management Information System of the National Health Insurance Authority on Monday said the old identification cards of the...

Danfa: Pregnancy School to help address maternal deaths issues

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As part of its efforts of combating maternal deaths which has been claiming innocent lives in the country, Danfa Health Centre public medical clinic...

Western North Region records nine new COVID-19 cases

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The Western North Region has recorded nine new cases of COVID-19 cases bringing to a total of 674 active cases with 663 recoveries and...

Director calls for the review of GNDPS regulations

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Mr Issah Ali, the Executive Director of Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a civil society organisation has called for the review of the Ghana’s...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0000 GMT, April...

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The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at...

USAID unveils program on HIV and AIDS prevention

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USAID in collaboration with the Ghana Football Association and stakeholders in the health sector has outdoored a project dubbed “Protect the Goal” campaign to...

FDA Inaugurates Task Force On Spurious Medical Products

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has inaugurated an inter-agency task force to monitor, seize and share information on substandard, spurious and counterfeit medical...

UNICEF charge citizens to help preach hand washing

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Mr David Duncan, the Chief of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) at the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), has called on stakeholders to help...

Dansoman Polyclinic Now A Public Health Hazard

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Officials at the Dansoman Polyclinic are calling for immediate relocation of the facility due to overcrowding and unhygienic conditions at its current location, which...

“Immunity passports” against COVID-19 premature – WHO

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The World Health Organisation (WHO), has stated that there is not enough evidence about the effectiveness of antibodies-mediated immunity to guarantee the accuracy of...