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Scientists

Scientists urge governments to strengthen laboratory medicine to combat diseases

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The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for governments in West Africa to prioritise laboratory medicine as a panacea to subduing emerging and re-emerging...

NDP to extend maternity leave to six months

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The National Democratic Party (NDP) is promising to extend maternity leave for all workers from three months to six months to enable women have...
Health Facilities

Three health facilities receive US$100,000 worth of PPE

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The continuous adherence to the Covid-19 preventive protocols will not only enable the country to defeat the pandemic but also ensure that all sanitation-related...
Cocoa Farmer

Solidaridad partners Cocobod to save Ghana’s Cocoa sector

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Solidaridad, an international Civil society, is partnering the Ghana COCOBOD to introduce farm service support to cocoa farmers in a bid to boost output...
cattle

Study says African indigenous cattle more resilient to climatic shocks, diseases

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The genetic make-up of indigenous cattle found in the Sub-Saharan African region is more resilient to climatic shocks and diseases, a study launched...

WHO urges joint approach to boost management of non-communicable diseases in Africa

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The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday called for an integrated approach to boost the management of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as hypertension and...
Covid-19

Zambia health minister says COVID-19 to worsen non-communicable diseases, urges healthier lifestyle

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Zambian health minister Chitalu Chilufya said on Monday the COVID-19 pandemic will worsen non-communicable diseases, calling for a healthier lifestyle to lessen the impact. ...
livestock

Tanzania launches vaccination campaign against major livestock diseases

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Tanzanian authorities on Sunday launched a national vaccination campaign against 13 major livestock diseases in a move aimed at protecting the animals, said a...

Man builds over 4,000 affordable toilets for the poor in GWMA

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Samuel Gyabah knew so well from being born and bred in Pokuase how lack of decent toilet facilities has led to poor sanitation practices...
New species of mosquito

Researchers discover microbe in mosquito that may block transmission of diseases

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Researchers at the Nairobi-based global insect research institute said on Monday they have discovered microbe, a very small living organism, in malaria mosquito that...
SEND-Ghana

Ghana joins the rest of the world to celebrate World Immunization Week

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The World Immunization Week is celebrated every year in the last week of April (24-30 April), and aims at promoting the use of vaccines...
Sacrifices

Aflao Traditional Council offers sacrifices to stop COVID-19

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Traditional priests in Aflao have offered an animal sacrifice to deities of the land to expel "evil spirits" believed to be responsible for COVID...
Unilever Ghana Some School Children Washing Their Hands During The Event

Hand washing fights diseases better than antibiotics – Biomedical Scientist

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Dr Kwabena Duedu, the Head of Bio Medical Sciences Department, University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS), has called on the populace to...

Dodowa residents prone to diseases from contaminated wells – Research

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More than 12,000 people are likely to contract water-borne diseases if they continue to use water from their contaminated dug wells in Dodowa, in...
Deadlier Std Emerges

Global fund to fight epidemics to support Angola

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The chairperson of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Donald Kaberuka, on Monday guaranteed his organization's support to Angola to eradicate...
Korle-bu Teaching Hospital

KBTH records increase diseases, calls for change in lifestyle

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Dr Daniel Asare, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) has advised Ghanaians to be wary of their lifestyle as...
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Vodafone ‘Healthline’ gets off to a great start

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Vodafone's Healthline programme got off to a great start with the first 13 episodes on national television focusing on diseases of the prostate. The...
New measles vaccine

Measles found to be responsible for other infections in humans

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Scientists in the United States have found that measles causes long-term damage to the immune system, leaving people vulnerable to other infections. ...
Dr. Koku Awoonor, Director, Policy Planning Monitoring and Evaluation division-Ghana Health Service

Ghana is capable of handling Non-Communicable Diseases

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The Director of Policy Planning Monitoring and Evaluation Division (PPMED) of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Koku Awoonor has stated that Ghana’s poor...
good cook

Poor eating habits now the major cause of diseases

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Professor Felix Ankomah Asante, Director, Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research on Friday identified poor eating habits as one of the major causes...
Dirty Water

Residents of Pwalugu are Exposed to Water Borne Diseases

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The fate of residents of Pwalugu is endangered as they are exposed to water borne diseases for lack of access to good sources of...
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KATH Works At Improving Pregnancy-Related Diseases

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The management of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has announced plans to partner the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and other key stakeholders, to...
Mustapha Zakaria

Gushegu: More Than 10,000 Animals Get Vaccinated Against Many Diseases

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The Gushegu Municipal Directorate of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has vaccinated over 1,500 animals against various diseases in the District. The Ministry vaccinated...
Sanitation City

Diseases on Sale

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Sanitation over the years, has become a serious challenge in most developing countries and Ghana, our homeland country has not been an exception. In...
Ghana Health Service

GHS put in-place measures to tackle tropical diseases

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The fight to control and eradicate skin-related neglected tropical diseases has been given added momentum by the acquisition of a fleet of vehicles and...
water

Diseases can be avoided if water is handled properly

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Mr Alexander A. Kissi, a Nutrition specialist has urged community members to ensure proper handling of domestic water in order to avoid contamination and...
Mrs Samira Bawumia

Africa advised to use innovative methods to fight diseases’

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Mrs Samira Bawumia, Wife of the Vice President, says in the face of declining resources for development agencies, civil society organisations and regional communities...
HIV-and-AIDS

Global Funds allocates more funds to Ghana

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The Global Fund (GF) has allotted to Ghana $200 million to fight HIV and AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria from this year, 2018 to...
Breast Cancer

Women advised to examine breast regularly

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A paediatric nurse at the Apinto Government Hospital in the Tarkwa Nsueam Constituency, Madam Gladys Mawuse Fummey, has advised women to adopt the habit...
Noguchi Memorial Institute

Ghanaians Urged To Adopt Scientific Measures

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Professor Kwadwo Koram, the Former Director of Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Legon, said Ghanaians must examine their beliefs in the context of...