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Mothers advised to utilise periodic immunisation of children

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The Ghana Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations in Health (GCNH) in the Brong-Ahafo Region has urged nursing mothers to patronise the immunisation of their children...
NHIS

Gov’t of Ghana Pays Debt Own NHIS

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Government has paid GH¢600 million to the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), out of its total indebtedness to the scheme, which has improved...

CSOs Demand Accountability for Immunization

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Sixteen Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) more than 10 African countries have launched ‘33 Days power up immunisation campaign” to hold governments accountable for the...

Ghana, Kenya And Malawi Joins WHO Malaria Program

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Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi will take part in a WHO-coordinated malaria vaccine implementation programme (MVIP) that will make the world’s first malaria vaccine available...
Pneumococcal-Meningitis

Meningitis Under High Surveillance In Upper West Region

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Three districts in the Upper West Region recorded meningitis cases last year. The Nadowli-kaleo, Jirapa and Nandom Districts by virtue of the geographical location in...
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Gov’t Not Aware Of Reimbursement Delays – Minister

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Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, the Volta Regional Minister, has pledged government’s commitment to fix delays associated with the reimbursement of health insurance claims. “…government is...

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Celebrate Incredible Progress

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Mankind is currently witnessing the fastest progress the world has ever seen in global health and poverty reduction, says the Bill and Melinda Gates...

African Heads Of States Endorse Addis Declaration on Immunisation

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Heads of State from across Africa have endorsed the Addis Declaration on Immunisation (ADI), a historic and timely pledge to ensure that everyone in...

African Heads of State Pledge Commitment to Promote Immunisation

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Heads of State from across Africa have endorsed the Addis Declaration on Immunisation (ADI), a historic and timely pledge to ensure that everyone in...

GHS commemorates vaccination & child health week

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The activities, which will include among others, increased awareness-raising in rural communities, and engagement with stakeholders are part of measures to mark the African...
Polio Vaccine

Over 300,000 Children in Volta Gets Polio Vaccine

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Vitamin A capsules were administered to children from six months to boost their immune system and protect their eye sight. The immunisation which...
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala gets two international positions

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Former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has accepted two key international positions. The first is to serve...
Doctors

Vaccine refusal growing challenge in disease control – WHO

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People who delay or refuse vaccines for themselves or their children are presenting a growing challenge for countries seeking to close the immunisation gap,...
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Rotary Club impact communities through health care

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The Rotary Club of Accra-Dzorwulu on Saturday organized a free health screening for over 200 residents of Pig Farm and its environs. Surrounding communities such...
Mo Ibrahim Foundation

2014 Ibrahim Index Points Out Worrying Trends

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Mo Ibrahim Foundation records improvement in overall African governance but highlights some concerning trends The 2014 Ibrahim Index of African Governance, launched today, shows that...

Nothing is more important in health in Nigeria than giving immunisation

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In its effort to fight against preventable diseases in Nigeria, the co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates has launched...

About 5.4 million children targeted for polio vaccination in Ghana

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Ms. Sherry Ayittey ? Health Minister Madam Sherry Ayitey, Minister of Health, has inspected the ongoing three-day polio immunisation programme that commenced on Thursday...

Three day polio immunisation programme kick- starts

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The Ghana Health Service on Thursday commenced a three-day national poliomyelitis (polio) immunisation programme, to protect children and pregnant mothers against the disease. The programme...

$1m Bill Gates award goes to Cross River for polio immunisation

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The Cross River Government has won $1 million prize instituted by Bill Gates Foundation for polio Immunisation in Africa, Commissioner for Local Government...

Over 1.3 Children To Be Immunised Against Polio In Jigawa State

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The Jigawa state Government said on Sunday it has targeted more than 1.3 children for immunisation against Wild Polio Virus (WPV) in the...

34 Million Children To Be Immunized Against Polio In Kaduna

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The Kaduna State Primary Health Care Agency on Monday said it would immunise 3.4 million children during the on-going polio immunisation.Its Executive Secretary,...