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NHIS

NHIS should cover childhood cancers’ medication

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Management of the National Health Insurance Scheme has been urged to cover medication for childhood cancers as they were having a toll on families. ...

Newly qualified Physician Assistants and Anaesthetists inducted into office

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The Ministry of Health says it has received clearance from the Ministry of Finance to recruit the health professionals who recently engaged in the...

‘Communities must help address challenges of stigma and discrimination’

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The Ministry of Health has called on communities to help address the challenges of stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS to...

Government to introduce palliative care policy

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The Ministry of Health is initiating plans to introduce palliative healthcare policy into the country’s health delivery system to improve the quality of life...

USA supports Ghana to advance community-level health delivery

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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) together with the Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service (GHS) have undertaken a project...

Aggrieved customers of Gold Coast want government to act now

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The Aggrieved Customers of Gold Coast Funds Management (GCFM) have called on government to act on their plea by paying all Interim Payment Certificates...

Kwanyako health Centre needs emergency assistance

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The Agona Kwanyako Heath Centre needs emergency assistance from the Ministry of Health and other stakeholders to salvage the facility from collapsing. As...

Anglican Diocese of Sunyani inaugurates Eye Care Centre

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The Anglican Diocese of Sunyani on Sunday inaugurated an Eye Care Centre to manage eye ailments in the Diocese, particularly patients within the...
Traditional Medicine

Ghana government will ensure effective use of traditional medicine

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The Government would play its part in ensuring that traditional medicine supports the goal of achieving universal health coverage. Mr. Alexander Kwodwo Kom Abban, a...

2019 National Health Research Dissemination Symposium launched

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The Ministry of Health in collaboration of the U.S. government has launched the 2019 National Health Research Dissemination Symposium. The three-day...
Glaucoma

Ghana Making a Headway in the Glaucoma Fight

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Ghana is gradually winning the war against Glaucoma, as more people are now reporting in health care facilities across the country for testing, diagnoses...
Ministry of Health

Ghana’s President Take on Recruitment of Clinical Staff is Correct

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The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Friday, backed the President’s statement on the recruitment of clinical staff, saying it has received financial clearance from...
cargo

Trade Organisations pleased with arrangements made on cargo disinfection exercise

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Trade organizations have lauded the level of consultation among them, the Ministry of Health and LCB Worldwide towards the implementation of the cargo disinfection...
MoU Novartis

Ghana and Novartis Signs Agreement on Sickle Cell Disease Treatment and Diagnosis

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The Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service and other allied agencies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with global medicines company, Novartis, to...
Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare (left) exchanging pleasantries with Dr Baffour Awuah, Special Advisor to the Minister of Health, after the launch. With them is Mr Joao Paulo Magalhaes (middle), the Country Manager, Roche Product Ghana. Picture: EDNA ADU-SERWAA

National Guideline for Cancer Management in Ghana Launched

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The Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service (GHS), in collaboration with Roche Ghana Limited, a Pharmaceutical Company, at the weekend launched the...

Ebola virus: A high number of cases still reported in DRC

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The Ministry of Health (MoH), WHO and partners continue to respond to the ongoing Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in one of the most...

Who Is Sitting On Our Allowances? – NASHAG Asked

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The Executive Board of the National Health Students Association of Ghana (NASHAG), has petitioned the President of the republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa...
Ebola

MOH Outlines Preventive Measures Towards Ebola

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The Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Thursday disclosed that measures have been instituted to help prevent the transmission...
Representatives of the AAMI, GIBA and AAG with the Hon. Dr. Mustapha Hamid (Minister for Information), Mr. Joseph Adusei, (Head of Regenerative Health and Nutrition Program), Ms. Marie Lovelace-Johnson (Head of Enforcement, FDA), Hon. Dr. Kwabena Twum-Nuamah (Chairman, Parliamentary Select Committee on Health).

Stakeholder outline plans on alcohol marketing and advertising

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The Association of Alcohol Manufacturers and Importers (AAMI), Ministry of Health, Ministry of Information, Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), together with the Advertisers Association...
Ministry of Health

2018/19 Health Training Admission Begins

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The Ministry of Health has announced the commencement of the 2018/19 Health Training Institutions (HTIs) admissions with the sale of admission codes to the...
Kwaku Agyeman-Manu

Ministry Of Health To Provide Universal Health Coverage For All

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Health Minister, Dr. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, has staed that, quality affordable health care is the foundation for individuals to lead productive and fulfilling lives, and...
This week’s flight from Libya was the seventh since January 2017 organized by IOM for Guinean migrants from Libya with a total of 859 migrants assisted so far. Above is a photo of Guinean migrants assisted by IOM last August. File photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017

KIA positioned for early detection of health related emergencies

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched the Public Health Emergency Response Plan for the Kotoka International Airport to guide the prevention and...
World Health Organisation

African gov’ts asked to increase investments in new medicine research

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Dr Owen Laws Kaluwa, Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Ghana, has asked African governments to increase investments in research and development...
e-Healthcare Management System

MoH Launches Nationwide e-Healthcare Management System

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A nationwide electronic medical record and patient management system has officially been launched by the Ministry Of Health (MoH), in order to offer Ghanaians...
cholera

Cholera cases in Zambian capital climbs to 206

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Cholera cases in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, have climbed to 206 since the outbreak of the water-borne disease in October this year, health authorities...
Foods and Drugs Authority

Most alcoholic beverages advert against Public Health Act

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says, henceforth, all unapproved and prohibited advertisements on the Authority’s regulated products should not be aired. FDA and its...
Central Medical Stores fire

Insurers reluctant to take risk

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Dr Afisah Zakariah, the Acting Chief Director of the Ministry of Health, has admitted that the burnt Central Medical Stores (CMS) located at Tema...

WHO Recognize KCCR As Buruli Ulcer Diagnostic Centre

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Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research (KCCR) at the Kwame Nkrumah University of science and Technology, has been recognized as a ‘World Health Organization (WHO)...

Ghana Standards Authority Appoints Goodwill Ambassador

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Dr Anarfi Asamoa-Baah, a former Deputy Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), is to be appointed as a goodwill ambassador for the Ghana...
Poverty

Limited Resources Affecting Impact Access To Care

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Mr Markus Gemuend, the Head of Sub-Saharan Africa, Roche, has said that the lack of financial burden data was a major obstacle to developing...