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Dormaa East Health Directorate appeals for staff accommodation

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The Dormaa East District Directorate of the Ghana Health Service has appealed to government, benevolent organisations and philanthropists to rescue them from the inadequate...
COVID-19

Tema Banks upscale adherence to COVID-19 protocols

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Scores of Banks in Tema Metropolis have upscaled the enforcement of the COVID-19 protocols ascribe by the World Health Organisation and the Ghana Health...
Nurse

Avoiding stillbirths: Need to avoid malaria in pregnancy

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Midwives at some health facilities in the Tamale and Sagnarigu Assemblies have advised women to report early for antenatal care (ANC) when they become...
COVID-19

COVID-19: death rate hit 32 in UER

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The second wave of the COVID-19 disease has claimed the lives of about 32 persons in the Upper East Region, Dr Emmanuel Kofi Dotze,...
Family members of a person that died of COVID-19 converse with health workers during a burial ceremony, on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia, May 8, 2020. Somali health ministry on Sunday confirmed 57 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total infections to 1,054. Fawziya Abikar, health minister said three people succumbed to the deadly respiratory disease, raising the death toll to 51. (Xinhua/Hassan Bashi)

Ghana records 5 new COVID-19 deaths and toll now 582

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Ghana's COVID-19 death toll has gone beyond the 580 mark to 582, following the confirmation of five more deaths by the Ghana Health Service...
Covid

No need for further proof, COVID-19 is real – Ketu South Director of Health

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Mr. Joseph Kwami Degley, Ketu South Municipal Director, Ghana Health Service (GHS), has urged residents doubting the existence of COVID-19 to stop for the...
Ghana Health Service

COVID-19 updates: Ghana’s COVID-19 cases top 80,000

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The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - ACCRA -- With...
Pooling samples boosts Ghana’s COVID-19 testing

Ghana’s total COVID-19 cases hits 80,253

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With a total of 598 new cases confirmed on Sunday, Ghana's total COVID-19 cases have reached 80,253, said the Ghana Health Service (GHS). ...
Mosquito Nets

Bed nets not for gardening – Medical Entomologist

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Mr Sydney Ageyomah Abilba, the Upper East Regional Medical Entomologist of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) says Insecticides Treated Nets (ITNs) are not for...
neglected tropical diseases

Face neglected tropical diseases, end the scourge

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‘‘If we are to end the scourge of neglected tropical diseases, then we urgently need to do things differently. This means injecting new energy...
Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye

Ghana records 556 COVID-19 cases in schools after reopening

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Ghana has recorded 556 COVID-19 cases in 139 schools since their reopening last month, Director General of the Ghana Health Service Patrick Kuma-Aboagye said...
Ebola testing

Ghana debunks reported case of Ebola

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Franklin Asiedu Bekoe, head of disease surveillance at the Ghana Health Service (GHS), on Thursday refuted reports of a recorded case of the Ebola...
Covid

Ghana records four more COVID-19 deaths, active cases now 7,931

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Four more people have been confirmed dead from the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing the country's death toll to 565, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has...
Covid

COVID-19: Ghana’s death toll rise to 561, with others in critical condition

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Six more COVID-19 deaths have been confirmed by the Ghana Health Service (GHS), pushing the country's death toll to 561. ...
Ebola Virus Epidemic In West Africa

Ghana Issues Red Alert Over Ebola Outbreak

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says it has recieved confirmation of seven cases with three fatalities of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)...
Covid

Ghana: 542 succumb to COVID-19 and 33 others in critical condition

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has confirmed nine more Covid-19 fatalities, pushing the country's death toll to 542. Also, 101 people are said to...
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...
Who Treatment

COVID-19 Surge: Ghana’s active cases now stands at 7,000

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The number of active COVID-19 cases in Ghana increased to 7,509, with 790 new cases confirmed as of Saturday morning, said the Ghana Health...
Covid

COVID-19: GHS records 14 positive cases in 11 schools

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) in the Upper East Region has recorded 14 positive cases from 11 schools in the Region, Dr Emmanuel Kofi...
Covid

Upper East Region records 26 COVID-19 related deaths

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The Upper East Regional Health Directorate has so far recorded 26 COVID-19 related deaths in the region since the first case of the virus...
Facemasks Pockets

COVID-19: More Ghanaians Mask Up As Infections Surge

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Increasing numbers of people in Ghana are keeping the face masks on as the number of COVID-19 infections escalate, said a research by the...
Students wash hands at school in Phalombe, Malawi, Oct. 13, 2020. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the African continent has surpassed 2 million, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on Thursday. The latest figures from the continental disease control and prevention agency showed that a total of 2,013,388 cases were reported across the continent with the death toll related to the pandemic standing at 48,408 as of Thursday morning. (Photo by Joseph Mizere/Xinhua)

Ghana confirms 12 more COVID-19 deaths, 554 new infections

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Ghana's Covid-19 death toll on Thursday, inched closer to half a thousand following the confirmation of 12 new fatalities by the Ghana Health Service...
COVID-19: Ghana

Ensure strict adherence to COVID-19 safety protocols – Director

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Dr. Ekow Otoo, a Deputy Bono Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) in-charge of Public Health on Thursday appealed for strict adherence...
dr asiedu bekoe

COVID-19 vaccine costing Ghana US$200 million

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The Government of Ghana is spending over 200 million dollars to procure COVID-19 vaccine for the entire population. Dr Franklin Asiedu-Bekoe, Director of Public Health...
Nose Masks

Nose mask prices on the increase in Tema

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The dramatic demand for nose mask following the surge in Ghana's COVID-19 cases has forced traders for monetary consideration to increase the prices of...
School

Ghana’s Covid-19 Surge with 142 Cases Recorded in Schools

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Ghana has recorded 142 COVID-19 cases in middle and high schools since their reopening last month, Director General of the Ghana Health Service Patrick...
Health Hiv Test

WAPCAS donates HIV Diagnostic Test Kits to Ghana Health Service

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The Ghana-West Africa Program to Combat Aids and STI (WAPCAS) with support from the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) on Tuesday, donated...
Nose Masks

Face mask wearing inches up from 42 to 47 percent in Accra – GHS

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The proportion of people wearing facemasks correctly in 43 communities in the Greater Accra Region has increased from 42 to 47 per cent. Persons who...
COVID-19

COVID-19: Ghana to record more non-infectious diseases

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Dr Emmanuel Ahiable, COVID-19 Case Management Lead at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital (Ridge) says Ghana is likely to record more cases of non-infectious...
Covid Re Testing

There are Post-COVID-19 Clinics for recovered patients

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says there is a Post-COVID-19 Clinics for patients who have recovered from the deadly Coronavirus disease in almost all...