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A local woman in Ghadaig Town, Amhara region, Ethiopia, takes a photo in front of a Chinese-funded water cellar. (Photo/Courtesy of XCMG)

Chinese-funded water cellars bring water and health to Ethiopian people in water-deficient areas

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By Wan Yu A Chinese-funded water cellar has become a precious asset of the family of Abebayehu, a villager in Ghadaig Town, Amhara region, Ethiopia. In...
Breastfeeding

COVID-19 pandemic: Breast Feeding should continue unabated

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The outbreak of the novel Coronavirus pandemic has brought in its wake, new ways of doing things and adjustments in the way people live...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta

COVID-19 slows economic growth

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, said the COVID-19 outbreak is posing significant challenges to the economy, eroding the gains made for growth...
Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye

Ghana focused on upgrading its health infrastructure nationwide

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Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has said a total of 12 health system infrastructure are being upgraded nationwide...
President Xi Jinping speaks during the G20 Extraordinary Leaders' Summit on COVID-19 on Thursday. Photo: Li Xueren/Xinhua

China and Africa to build community of health for all

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By He Yin Chinese President Xi Jinping on June 17 emphasized that China and Africa must always put people and their lives front and...
Sexual Health Rights

Fulfilling the Right to Health for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities during the...

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Nelson Mandela is quoted as saying “… a nation should not be judged by how it treats its citizens in better positions, but how it...
Pharmacists at a traditional Chinese medicine hospital in Nantong, east China’s Jiangsu province dispense medicines according to prescriptions of a kind of Chinese herbal tea which has proven effective on the prevention of COVID-19, March 5, 2020. Xu Peiqin/People’s Daily Online

China to develop strong public health system to safeguard people’s health

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Chinese President Xi Jinping called for efforts to develop a strong public health system to safeguard people’s health on June 2. Xi, also general secretary...
Pupils studying in the library at Gbawe (1)

‘Right To Play’ introduces supplemental learning for pupils

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A Supplemental Learning, Health and Psychosocial Support to Children and Parents initiative has been introduced in Tolon, Kumbungu and Savelugu Assemblies to help pupils...
Early Warning Centre Inaugurated

Early Warning Centre inaugurated

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A 10-member Taskforce has been inaugurated by the Vice President to work towards establishing a National ECOWAS Early Warning Centre by July, this year. Members...
Nestl Ghana

Twelve listeners win Nestlé Ghana Mother’s Day quiz

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A total of 12 listeners from Greater Accra, Ashanti and Central Regions have emerged winners of this year Mother’s Day quiz held during the...
outh leaders for Health Ghana, led by Dr. Anie (seated far right) meeting with Ghana Ambassador to Ethiopia (Her Excellency Amma Twum-Amoah seated in the middle), January 2020

Covid-19: Using My Voice as a Health Advocate; every day is Different

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I am a trained youth leader for health and advocate regularly for increased domestic resources for enhanced malaria responses and health system strengthening. At...
Jennifer El Duah

COVID-19: My day as a Youth Leader for Health in a Ghanaian Community

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My name is Jennifer El-Duah. I am a Youth Leader for Health and currently work as a Lab scientist. My journey over the...
Coronavirus testing supplies being unloaded at the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in March.Credit…Tiksa Negeri/Reuters

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed: Debt Cancellation for the World to Survive

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May 1, 2020 Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, has made an audacious salient call for debt cancellation for low income countries. It was published in...
John Nkengasong

AU hails China’s Jack Ma, Alibaba foundations’ multifaceted support to public health in Africa

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The African Union (AU) Commission on Tuesday commended China's Jack Ma and Alibaba foundations' multifaceted support in strengthening public health Africa, with particular emphasis...
Social Safety Day

Ghana marks World Day for Safety and Health at Work

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Ghana on Tuesday joined the rest of the global community to mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020. The day, being marked,...
Pedestrians wearing face masks walk on a street in Rome, Italy, March 10, 2020. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced late Monday that the whole of Italy will be placed under lockdown from Tuesday until April 3. (Xinhua/Cheng Tingting)

Italy’s “prudent” second-phase quarantine rules balance economy, health

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Nearly 50 days after he announced Europe's first peacetime national lockdown to confront the coronavirus, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte revealed the first major...
Chinese doctors offer overseas Chinese free online medical consultation services via a platform launched by WeDoctor based in Hangzhou, east China’s Zhejiang province, on March 17. (Photo/Long Wei)

China takes people’s rights to life, health as top priority amid COVID-19

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By He Yin The Chinese government is always people-centric and puts people’s lives and health as its top priority. Such value practiced by China in...
Index

Covid-19 Donations: Tamale Residents Laud Dr. Anyars For Valuing Their Health

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Residents of Tamale Central Constituency have applauded Dr. Ibrahim Anyars, NPP Parliamentary Candidate for the Tamale Central Constituency for his outstanding contributions to the...
G20

Italian analysts expect G20 to push for collaboration in economy, health at special summit

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With officials from the Group of 20 (G20) countries preparing for an emergency leaders' video summit, analysts said countries hit hard by COVID-19 should...
Photo shows two of the children who received treatment from the medical program in the third batch. (Photo by Lin Rui/People’s Daily)

UNICEF chief concerned about children’s health, education, protection in COVID-19 pandemic

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director Henrietta Fore on Wednesday expressed her concern about children's health, education and protection as COVID-19 has...
csos

CSOs present Manifesto on Health to government in Tamale

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Some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Northern Ghana have embarked on a regional street march in Tamale to present a "CSOs Manifesto on Health"...
world bank

World Bank announces up to US$12 billion for COVID-19 country response

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The World Bank Group announced Tuesday that it is making available an initial package of up to 12 billion U.S. dollars in immediate support...
Dr Mahamudu Bawumia

We have restored the health of the economy – Dr. Bawumia

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Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has touted the economic achievements of the government over the past three years, saying, they have restored the...

Kempinski Accra gets food safety management system certification

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The Kempinski Hotel, Gold Coast City, on Wednesday announced their ISO 22000 Food Safety Management System certification issued...

African Youth Health advocates petition AU on malaria control

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Twenty-five African Youth Health advocates have petitioned the African Union (AU) to be more committed to ending the malaria epidemic and achieving Universal Health...

Dansoman Community Set To Benefit from A Multipurpose ICT Library And Robotics Center

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Courtesy MTN Ghana Foundation The MTN Ghana Foundation together with the Minister of Communication Hon. Ursula Owusu – Ekuful have inspected progress of work...

No clues on cause of Fire Accident yet

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There are no immediate clues on what might have caused the Friday fire incident at the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation (BOST) office in...

President Akufo-Addo Encourage African Trade Ministers

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The President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has observed that boosting Intra-African trade and investment is central to achieving...

2020 Budget Statement: Means more deaths from chronic non communicable diseases in Ghana

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The Ghana Tax Advocacy Network for Health Promotion convened by the Vision for Alternative Development (VALD) expresses its displeasure at the government’s plain neglect...
Paramount Chief of the Kpalime Traditional Area, Togbega Atikpladza Agbi Yao VIII.

Kpalime Paramount Chief appeals to govt to address development challenges

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The paramount chief of the Kpalime Traditional Area, Togbega Atikpladza Agbi Yao VIII, has appealed to government to help address the longstanding challenges in...