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Lack of health facility at Zingu impeding access to healthcare

Mr Nuhu Abdul-Wahab, the Assembly Member for the Zingu Electoral Area, has lamented the lack of health facility at Zingu in the Wa Municipality...
Church Healthcare

MCG expands facilities to augment healthcare services

The Methodist Church Ghana (MCG) is to establish two new health facilities at Achiase and Moseaso in the Ashanti Region. The Right Reverend Christopher Nyarko...
COVID-19 Deaths

Fourteen health personnel have succumbed to COVID-19 – GHS

A total of 3,656 healthcare providers have so far been infected with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic with 14 of them succumbing to the disease,...
People For Health

CHMCs commended for contributing to healthcare architecture in Adaklu

The Adaklu Community Health Management Committee (CHMC) has been commended for contributing to effective healthcare delivery in the district. CHMC is under...

Healthker unveils Ghana’s maiden affordable non-emergency ambulance service

Healthker, a digital-based healthcare services system, has unveiled Ghana's maiden non-emergency ambulance services to facilitate quality healthcare. The ambulance service, an innovative scheme, formed part...
Muslims attend Eid al-Fitr prayer ceremony at a mosque in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, July 17, 2015. (Xinhua/Liu Xiao) (yl/lfj)

Amanase Zongo Chief appeals for renovation of mosque

Alhaji Allassan Hudu, the Chief of Amanase Zongo in the Ayensuano District, has appealed to philanthropists to help renovate the mosque in the community,...
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We are determined to bring healthcare closer to the people – DCE

Mr Ernest Patrick Kodzo Mallet, District Chief Executive (DCE) of South Dayi, has said that the Assembly is determined to bring healthcare closer to...
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Chirano residents applaud Zipline for promoting efficient healthcare

The chiefs and people of Chirano in the Western North Region have commended Zipline for its remarkable efforts in improving healthcare delivery in the...
Members of the Mombasa Kenya Red Cross Society demonstrate life saving skills at the public beach in Mombasa on April 3, 2015. Despite the low turn up in the number of international tourists visiting Kenya due to terrorists related incidents, local tourists sill trip to the coastal area to celebrate the Easter weekend. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)

ICRC sees decline in healthcare visits in Somalia due to COVID-19

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said Tuesday primary healthcare visits and childhood vaccination coverage have sharply declined in Somalia amid the...
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IMF Conditionalities Contribute to Shortage of Health Workers: Africa Suffers

As I have told my friends for many years, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is incapable of helping nations grow their economies. I do...

COVID-19 reversing decades of progress on poverty, healthcare, education

The COVID-19 pandemic is reversing decades of progress on poverty, healthcare and education, a UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs annual report has...
New Crystal Health Services To Extend Healthcare To High Income Group

New Crystal Health Services to extend healthcare to high income group

Private healthcare provider, New Crystal Health Services (NCSH) has set out to serve a wider range of income groups, including; high income earners. This follows...
President Muhammadu Buhari-left and his new Chief of Staff, Prof Ibrahim Gambari-right. (Politics Nigeria)

Gambari COS for Buhari: Right Man at Right Time for Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has unexpectedly chosen an exceptional new Chief of Staff (COS), Professor Ibrahim Gambari, (his friends call him “Prof”), to replace the...
Covid Africa Crisis

WFP’s David Beasley Warns of Potential Famines in Africa & Mideast Due to COVID-19

The effects of COVID-19 on food supply chains in developing nations that are already suffering from hunger and acute food insecurity could be more...
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

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...
Australia's first human trials

Australia rolls out major phase in widespread coronavirus testing

Healthcare workers will be among the first groups of people subjected to widespread COVID-19 testing, with the aim of detecting asymptomatic carriers of the...
Who Treatment

International Cooperation and Collaboration Needed to Save Lives in Africa From COVID-19

April 26, 2020 While the current number of total cases of COVID-19 in Africa is comparatively low, the potential for mass deaths across the continent...
Health Appeal Director

Tema General Hospital appeals for support

Dr Richard Anthony, the Medical Director of the Tema General Hospital, has appealed to individuals and organisations to assist the Hospital to provide quality...

Ahanta West MP gives to Health Directorate

Mr Ebenezer Kojo Kum, Member of Parliament (MP) for the Ahanta West Constituency has donated some medical equipment to the Ahanta West Health Directorate. The...

Government ready to distribute 307 Ambulances to boost emergency healthcare on Tuesday

The commissioning and distribution of 307 Ambulances to all the 275 constituencies nationwide as part of efforts to improve emergency healthcare delivery in Ghana...

Kofi Koranteng to contest 2020 Presidential Elections as an independent candidate

Mr Kofi Koranteng, a 53-year-old lead campaigner of the advocacy group championing the passage of the Representation of the People’s Amendment Act (ROPAA),...

Lack of medicines, equipment, impacting health care negatively in Northern Region

Lack of medications, equipment, and unhygienic conditions at health facilities in the Northern Region have been identified as barriers to quality healthcare for...

Citizens encouraged to provide healthcare support to prisoners

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has called on citizens and government to provide quality healthcare support to prisoners and other vulnerable groups in the...
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Pigbengben pregnant women denied timely access to healthcare

The people of Pigbengben in Wa West District are concerned about inability of their pregnant women and children to access timely healthcare services due...
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S. African universal healthcare bill sparks heated debate

A universal healthcare bill designed to provide quality health care for all in South Africa has sparked a heated debate in the country, setting...
Lassa Fever

Healthcare providers in Nigeria propose fund for Lassa Fever

Nigerian health authorities have said the country will soon launch a healthcare fund to cater for patients with confirmed cases of Lassa fever and...
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Titanium firm brings healthcare to Kenyan community

The dedicated army of health personnel deployed to the Magaoni health center deep in Kenyan rural coastal village near the Indian Ocean, returns regularly...
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Ghana’s Healthcare Policies Requires Effective Implementation

Professor Agyeman Badu Akosa, a former Director- General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) said Ghana needs to implement healthcare policies effectively to improve...
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Healthcare Delivery Petty Corruption Report Unveiled

A coalition of Civil Society Organizations (CSO's) on Tuesday launched a report on Petty Corruption in Public Healthcare Delivery in the Northern, Upper West...
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Kenya launches mobile platform to improve healthcare

Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya on Wednesday launched a mobile platform to help improve the country's healthcare sector by prioritizing needs of patients. Louis Machogu, president...