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HIV prevalence in Hohoe higher than regional prevalence

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The 2019 National HIV Report released by the Ghana AIDS Commission and National AIDS Control Programme revealed that the...
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COVID-19 hampers the fight against HIV/AIDS in Botswana

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The COVID-19 pandemic is blamed for having hampered the fight against HIV/AIDS in Botswana. The southern African country has made significant...
HIV -AIDS

Bia West District records 33 new HIV cases

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The Bia West District Assembly in the Western North Region has recorded a total of 33 new HIV/AIDS cases in the first quarter of...

Kenya’s rural community health volunteers on frontline of saving lives

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Jael Onditi is a community health volunteer (CHV) who supplements the formal health system in promoting disease prevention in remote villages in western Kenya. She...
Sisters Keepers Association Donation

Sisters Keepers Association Donates to Princess Marie Children Hospital

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An all women group, Sisters Keepers Association have donated some items to the management of Princess Marie Children Hospital in the Greater Accra...
UNAIDS

UNAIDS recommends key activities to end TB

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The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has recommended eight key activities for Ghana to implement to end tuberculosis (TB), especially among people...
HIV -AIDS

Let us rekindle the fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS

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Mr Samuel Opoku-Afriyie, a medical practitioner at the Effiduase government hospital, has stressed the need to rekindle the fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS. ...
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Chinese premier stresses prevention, treatment of HIV/AIDS

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Chinese Premier, Li Keqiang, has urged unremitting efforts for the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS ahead of World AIDS Day, which falls on Tuesday...
Covid

COVID-19 could result in more HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths for next 2 years...

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The latest report from the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has warned that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic could result in 123,000 to...
Aids Committee

KKMA inaugurates nine-member HIV/AIDS Committee

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The Kpone-Kantamanso Municipal Assembly (KKMA) has inaugurated a nine-member Committee to help curb the spread of HIV/AIDS in the Municipality. The Committee chaired...

Perspective of NDC & NPP health manifestos

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According to SEND GHANA, "Primary health care (PHC) is considered to be an important tool in achieving universal health coverage (UHC). When primary health...
Madam Angela Trenton Mbonde

Protect frontline workers to do more

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Madam Angela Trenton-Mbonde has called on the government and stakeholders to put in measures to protect and motivate Frontline workers to do more in...
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Akatsi South HIV and AIDS response team appeals for support

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The HIV/AIDS response team in the Akatsi South District of the Volta region has appealed to the general public to come to their aid...
Health Survey Report

Ghana records 19,000 new HIV/AIDS cases in 2018

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The National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) 2019 HIV Sentinel Survey Report said Ghana recorded 19,000 new HIV/AIDS cases with an estimated 14,000 deaths...
gender inequality

Men have critical role in bridging gender inequality gaps

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Men have been identified as critical agents in bridging the gender inequality gaps and issues on Sexual Reproductive Health Rights. Over the years, men have...
Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng

Renowned scientist explains why Africa is poverty-stricken

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Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, one of Africa’s renowned scientists, has underscored the need for the continent “to be determined, aggressive, ambitious and passionate about her...
Wassce

Writing exams in a pandemic

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Introduction I also watched our Director-General of Ghana Education Service (GES), Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amakwa, on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, on the Accra-based Citi TV’s...
Ppes

Chinese Embassy donates PPE to the Office of the First Lady

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The Chinese Embassy donated medical supplies and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo for onward distribution to Ghanaian women and...
HIV -AIDS

ActionPlus Foundation donates to HIV/AIDS patients

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ActionPlus Foundation, an NGO in health advocacy on Wednesday presented Personal Protective Equipment to persons living with HIV/AIDS to help curb the spread...
Mr David Kwarteng An Environmentalist

Over exploitation of biodiversity cause of disease outbreaks

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The over-exploitation of the natural environment and destruction of biodiversity are among the major causes of the outbreak of many infectious diseases in the...
teenage pregnancy

Reproductive health education addresses teenage pregnancy – ARHR

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Madam Vicky T. Okine, the Executive Director, Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR)has said a comprehensive reproductive health education for adolescents will help ameliorate...
Actionplus Foundation Donates Ppes To Schools

ActionPlus Foundation donates PPEs to schools

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ActionPlus Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation, has donated Personal Protective Equipment to some selected second cycle schools in Greater Accra, Eastern and Volta regions to...
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks at a press conference after the WHO emergency committee's meeting on the novel coronavirus in China at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

Senior UN officials of African descent issue call to end racism

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More than 20 senior officials in the United Nations (UN) who are African or of African descent have put their names to a personal...
Non State Actors Donate Nose Masks To Groups In Sunyani

COVID-19: Non-State Actors donate nose-masks to groups in Sunyani

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Non-State Actors, Ghana, (NSAs) a non-governmental organisation has presented 200 approved re-suable nose masks to identifiable vulnerable groups in the Sunyani Municipality to protect...

Ghanaian media urged to promote cultural values

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The Ghanaian media has been urged to promote the country’s cultural values over foreign ones. This is because currently, “our cultural values” keep fading off,...

Ghana Envoy trains 20 single mothers to acquire employable skills

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Ghana’s Ambassador to Denmark, Mrs Amerley Ollennu Awua-Asamoa has supported 20 women in the Wenchi Municipality of the Bono Region to engage...

Farouk Aliu Mahama picks nomination form to contest NPP primaries in Yendi

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Alhaji Umar Farouk Aliu Mahama, the son of the late Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama has picked nomination form to contest the...

‘Use by-laws to enforce compliance in sanitation management’

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The newly sworn in Assembly and Unit Committee members have been asked to use by-laws to enforce...

“Ghana losses US$230 million annually through trauma cases”- Dr Konadu-Yeboah

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Dr Dominic Konadu-Yeboah, the Head of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), says Ghana has been losing about US$230 million annually...

Pastors, Mallams and Herbalists must encourage HIV patients to visit hospitals

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Dr. Joseph Tambil, Medical Director of the Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital (ENRH) in the Western Region has prevailed upon pastors, mallams and herbalists to encourage...