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Canada contributes US$8 million for lifesaving services for girls and women

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The Government of Canada has contributed US$ 8 million as part of a strategic partnership with the Government of Ghana and UNICEF to strengthen...
01 May 2021, India, New Delhi: A Covid-19 patient who is suffering from breathing difficulty breaths with the help of an oxygen mask outside a Gurudwara in New Delhi. India hit record numbers of Covid-19 infections for the sixth straight day as health system buckled amid shortage of medical oxygen and hospital beds. Photo: Naveen Sharma/SOPA Images via ZUMA Wire/dpa

Oxygen shortage hits India as 2nd wave of COVID-19 rages

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At least 11 COVID-19 patients died on Monday evening in a hospital in the southeastern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh due to oxygen shortages,...

Eastern Regional Hospital upgrades COVID-19 Treatment Centre

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The Eastern Regional Hospital has upgraded its 13-bed COVID-19 Treatment Centre to provide improved and critical support for patients on admission. The...
fire

At least 13 Covid-19 patients killed in India hospital fire

At least 13 patients have died in a fire at the intensive care unit of a hospital in western India early Friday, officials said. The...
Scientists

Israeli scientists develop yogurt-based treatment for cholera

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Israeli scientists have developed a new probiotic yogurt-based treatment for cholera, as well as other infectious diseases and inflammations, Ben Gurion University (BGU) in...
Greece

Greece orders private doctors to help out with Covid-19 treatment

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dpa/GNA - The Greek government has ordered doctors who work in the private sector to help out in state hospitals with treating Covid-19...
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India’s COVID-19 tally rises to 11,514,331 with almost 40,000 new cases

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India's COVID-19 tally rose to 11,514,331 on Friday as 39,726 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours, said the latest data from...
Covid

Central Region to get a second COVID-19 Testing Centre

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says a second Coronavirus Testing Centre will soon be set up in the Central Region to augment its work. Dr...
Covid Death

Environmental Health Officer advises families of COVID-19 victims

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Mr Iddrisu Shani, the Cape Coast Metropolitan Environmental Officer has cautioned families of deceased COVID-19 patients to stop demanding the bodies of their relatives...
Ghana Tourism authority

GTA urges health professionals to strengthen fight against COVID-19

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Mr Henry Yeleduor, the Upper East Regional Director of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has encouraged health professionals at the Regional Hospital in Bolgatanga...
Covid

Ugandan female scientists champion fight against COVID-19

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As the world commemorates International Day of Women and Girls in Science on Thursday, female scientists in Uganda are championing the fight against the...
Robots

Kenya launches robots to cushion health workers from COVID-19 risks

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Kenya's health ministry on Friday launched smart anti-epidemic robot technology to reduce exposure of health workers to COVID-19 patients under their care. Mutahi Kagwe, cabinet...
Covid Vaccines

Chinese frontline doctors to help Ghanaians combat COVID-19

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The newly-arrived Chinese medical team, including frontline doctors who have participated in China's fight against the COVID-19, will soon join their Ghanaian counterparts to...
Covid Positive

1 million Americans have received a Covid-19 vaccine, CDC says

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More than 1 million Americans have received their first doses of a COVID-19 shot across the country since federal officials authorized two vaccines for...
Covid

Hong Kong reports 71 new coronavirus cases, two deaths

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Hong Kong health authorities reported 71 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, including 61 locally transmitted infections, as well as an additional 50...
Lockdown

Italian doctors’ association urges nationwide coronavirus lockdown

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Italy needs a nationwide lockdown to contain its spiralling coronavirus pandemic, the head of the national doctors' association (FNOMCeO), warned Sunday. "The Order of Doctors...
Lockdown

Austria enters partial coronavirus lockdown

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Austria is entering a partial lockdown for at least four weeks starting Tuesday, in a bid to avoid overburdening the health system during a...
Covid Positive

Kenya’s resurgent COVID-19 transmission raises fear of second wave

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The sudden increase in COVID-19 positive cases and fatalities that has been witnessed in Kenya lately has raised concern amid a looming second wave. Ministry...
Covid

No end in sight as India’s Covid-19 death toll crosses 100,000

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India's Covid-19 death toll has crossed the grim milestone of 100,000, seven months after the first case was reported in the country, government data...
Donald Trump

Trump treated with antiviral drug, ‘resting comfortably’ in hospital

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US President Donald Trump was being treated with the antiviral drug remdesivir and was "resting comfortably" after testing positive for the coronavirus and being...
Ndc Youth

We’re ready to debate Akufo-Addo’s Sawla-Tuna-Kalba DCE – NDC

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The Sindaa Youth of the National Democratic Congress has challenged the Chief Representative of President Akuffo-Addo in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District,Mr.Lawal Tamimu to a debate...
Covid Sensitizationa

NCCE completes two phases of COVID-19 sensitisation at Gushegu

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The Gushegu Municipal Directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has completed its COVID-19 awareness and sensitisation campaign in the municipality. The...
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COVID-19: Catholic Relief Services supports TTH

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The Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) has taken delivery of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to protect its frontline health staff as they respond to COVID-19...
People wearing masks walk on the street in Ankara, Turkey, on Aug. 7, 2020. Turkey reported 1,185 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, raising the total diagnosed cases to 238,450, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said. (Photo by Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua)

Turkey reports highest daily COVID-19 cases of past 1.5 months

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Turkey on Wednesday reported its highest number of daily COVID-19 cases for the past one and a half months, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca...
Beirut Explosion

International community pledges aid to blasts-stricken Lebanon

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The international community has pledged immediate humanitarian relief worth over 252 million euros (297.08 million U.S. dollars) to Lebanon, whose capital Beirut was rocked...
Donation Ams

COVID-19: African Mining Services support Municipal Health Directorate

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African Mining Services (AMS) Ghana has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs ) to the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Health Directorate to help curb the spread of...
Makeshift Hospital

Hong Kong opens first makeshift hospital as virus spread worsens

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A makeshift hospital at the AsiaWorld-Expo, a venue near the Hong Kong International Airport, began receiving COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms since Saturday afternoon,...
Health Donation Ashcell

COVID-19: Ashcell supports KATH frontline workers

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Ashcell Limited, Ashanti Region authorized distributors of MTN Ghana, has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to frontline workers of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital...
Stigmatizing

COVID-19: NCCE condemns public stigmatization of recovered patients

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Mr. Eric Adu, the Acting Ahafo Regional Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has condemned stigmatization and discrimination of people who...
Covid Re Testing

Kenya’s COVID-19 patients get solace from online groups amid self-isolation

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Staying in self-isolation for at least 14 days as one recovers from COVID-19 at home can be a very lonely experience. While one stays in...