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Covid-19 Vaccines

COVID-19: Ghana to roll-out second phase of vaccinations

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Ghana will on Wednesday, May 19 begin administering the second doses of Covishield, the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, to the segmented groups who received...
Asthma 3-in-1 Therapy

Asthma in children is not a spiritual attack

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The misconception attached to Asthma as a spiritual attack on affected people leads to delays in reporting cases. Dr Opoku Ware Ampomah, Chief Executive Officer...
Ghanaian evacuees from Lebanon going through immigration checks at the Kotoka international Airport in Accra

COVID-19 Updates: We’ve halted importation of cases through Kotoka

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Dr Lawrence Lartey, Director of Port Health at the Kotoka International Airport, says measures are in place to halt the importation of COVID-19 cases...
Malaria Coalition

Malaria more fearful than witches – Apostle Onyinah

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The 2021 World Malaria Day (WMD) has been observed in Accra with a call on the public to fear malaria more than witches. Apostle Professor...
Kwaku Agyeman Manu

Seventh edition of CelebrateLAB West Africa conference opens in Accra

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The 2021 CelebrateLAB West Africa Conference was on Wednesday opened in Accra to serve as a platform to harness opportunities for future medical laboratory...
Covid-19 Vaccine

COVID-19: Public will receive second dose at the recommended time – GHS

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says persons who have received their first jab of Covishield, the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, will still receive their...
Christians

Christians asked to put their dreams into action

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Pastor Biodum Lawal, Accra Zonal Pastor of the Christ Embassy Church, has asked Christians to put their dreams and aspirations into actions. In a sermon...
Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana (NMC)

Nursing and Midwifery Council ends online licensing examination project

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The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NM&C) on Thursday held a close out conference for its online licensing examination (NICHE/GHA/261) project after four years of...
TEMA 1BN provides free health care for residents of Gbetsiley

It’s World Health Day: Let’s Invest in Health Care

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A GNA news feature by Linda Naa Deide Aryeetey Health is said to be a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not...
AstraZeneca vaccinations

COVID-19: Ghana to extend vaccination exercise for health workers in three regions

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The Ghana Health Service’s Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI), says it will expand the ongoing vaccination exercise for health workers to key service providers...
Gender violence

‘Champion Women’ against GBV commissioned in Accra

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The International Network of Religious Leaders Living With or Personally Affected by HIV/AIDS (INERELA+) Ghana on Wednesday commissioned a “Champion Women’s Group” to assist...
Pooling samples boosts Ghana’s COVID-19 testing

Ghana to begin COVID-19 antigen test

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Ghana will soon introduce COVID-19 antigen test to improve and enhance testing for coronavirus. Professor William Ampofo, Head of Virology Department, Noguchi Memorial Institute for...
COVID-19 testing

Christian Health Association provides COVID-19 testing in five regions

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The Christian Health Association of Ghana (CHAG) on Tuesday launched a COVID-19 testing programme in Accra to make Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test easily...
Professor Richard Adanu

Health sector must collaborate with other sectors

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Professor Richard Adanu, a Consultant Obstetrician-Gynecologist at the School of Public Health, University of Ghana, has called for inter-sectoral collaboration in the health sector...
Covid-19 Vaccine

Ghana Health Service worried over vaccine theft

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The Ghana Health Service ( GHS) has expressed concern over the alleged stealing of COVID-19 vaccine by three staff of the Service. A press...
Covid-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 : Over 400,000 Ghanaians Vaccinated in first phase

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A total of 405,000 persons have been vaccinated against the Covid-19 from March 2 to 18, data from the Extended Programme...
Social Covax Vaccines

COVID 19: First consignment of 600,000 vaccine doses exhausted

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Almost all 600,000 doses of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine received from the COVAX facility have been distributed in the first phase of the vaccination...
Covid-19 Vaccine

COVID-19: 1,000 reports received on adverse effects of vaccination

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The Extended Programme on Immunisation (EPI) of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) says it has received about a 1,000 reports of adverse effects from...
Gender violence

Women asked to report all acts of violence against them

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Mrs Esther Annor, the Deputy Director of Administrative Justice, Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has encouraged women and girls to report...
Tollbooth and hawkers on Tema - Accra motorway

Ghana government to review road tolls

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Mr Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, the Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, says government will review existing road tolls and align them with current market rates to...
COVID-19

Ghana proposes covid-19 health levy

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Government has proposed introducing a COVID-19 Health Levy of a one percentage point increase in the National Health Insurance Levy and a one percentage...
Social Covax Vaccines

COVID-19: Ghana to take delivery of 17,600,000 vaccine doses by June

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says Ghana will take delivery of 17,600,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines by June 2021, with more to come in...
Medical Screening

Ghana’s Agenda 111 will continue without interruptions – Akufo-Addo

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo says the realisation of the Agenda 111 will lead to Ghana becoming a centre of medical excellence and...
Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR)

Falsification of Covid-19 test results untrue – Noguchi

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The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) has described as untrue the alleged falsification of COVID-19 test results by the Institute. ...
Dr Franklin Asiedu Bekoe

COVID-19 Vaccine will build body immunity after two weeks of first jab

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Dr Franklin Asiedu-Bekoe, Director of Public Health at the Ghana Health Service (GHS) says people who are vaccinated with the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine...
© UNICEF A man in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, receives a COVID-19 vaccination as part of the rollout of COVAX in Africa.

Vaccination begins in Accra with a call on the public to get involved

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The nation-wide COVID-19 vaccination exercise has commenced as a category of persons took the first jabs in Greater Accra Region on Tuesday. Front line health...
Women In Mining

Women in Mining appeal to Government for support

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Women in Artisanal and Small Scale Mining (ASM) have appealed to the Government to publicly demarcate and announce all mining sites at...
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Ghana to develop COVID-19 Vaccines soon – Akufo-Addo

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says a committee is working to formulate a concrete plan of action towards the development and manufacturing of...
Malaria parasites - seen here infecting red blood cells - and mosquitoes do not like cold temperatures

More malaria deaths recorded amid Covid-19 pandemic

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Ghana recorded a total of 322 deaths from malaria amid the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. Data from the National Malaria Control Programme...
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Ghana to receive first batch of COVID-19 vaccines today

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The Government of Ghana will on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, receive the first batch of 600,000 AstraZeneca Coronavirus vaccine at the Kotoka International...