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Korle-bu Teaching Hospital

KBTH resumes cervical cancer screening by appointment

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The Reproductive Health Centre at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital has resumed its cervical cancer screening campaign but by appointments to prevent overcrowding at the...

Ghana records 54 malaria deaths in first quarter

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Ghana has recorded a total of 54 malaria deaths between January and March 2020, the Ghana Health Service has said. Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director...
Chief Imam

Muslims to begin fasting on April 23

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The Office of the National Chief Imam (ONCI) has called the Ghanaian Muslim Ummah to start preparing for Ramadan 2020. This year Ramadan, which is...
National Blood Service Ghana (NBSG)

COVID-19: National Blood Service introduces measures to enhance blood supply

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The National Blood Service, Ghana (NBSG), has introduced an appointment system for voluntary blood donors to donate blood at designated Blood Collection Sites with...

NGO donates to kayayei community in Madina

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The Savannah Consultative Forum, a Non-Governmental Organisation, has donated some consumable items to the Kayayei Community in Madina to enable them to fend for...
President Nana Akufo Addo

Government provides for 400,000 vulnerable communities during lockdown

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The government of Ghana has announced an initiative to provide food for up to 400,000 individuals and homes in the affected areas of...
Covid

COVID-19: Ghana’s confirmed cases still stand at 152

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Ghana’s confirmed COVID-19 cases still stand at 152 with five deaths as at 1330 hours Monday, March 30, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has...

Eight Nigeriens; two Burkinabes in quarantine test positive to new coronavirus

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Mr Laud Kwasi Afrifa, the Deputy Comptroller General of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has announced that eight Nigeriens and two Burkinabes who...
Shopping

Residents in Accra resort to panic buying due to partial lockdown

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A number of residents in Accra have responded to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s partial lockdown with panic buying of foodstuffs and other essential...

Ghana’s COVID-19 confirmed cases now 141

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Ghana's case count of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has reached 141 as at March 28, 1520hrs according to the Ghana Health Service portal, which...
Positive

COVID-19 more than 900 cases confirmed in Africa

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Africa has confirmed 905 cases of COVID-19 in 36 countries on the continent as of March 20, compared with 147 cases one week ago....
Health Covid Gcb

GCB supports Government in fight against COVID-19

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The GCB Bank Friday made a cash donation of GHS100, 000 to the Ministry of Health (MoH) to aid government’s efforts towards the fight...
National Population Council Npc

Government urged to increase Adolescent Reproductive Health budget

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The National Population Council (NPC) has called for media advocacy for government to increase budget for Adolescent Reproductive Health (ARH) programming and limit donor...
Christ Apostolic Church International Cac

CAC prays for Ghana’s protection against COVID-19

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The Christ Apostolic Church International (CAC) has held a nation-wide intercessory prayer for Ghana's divine protection against the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The event, dubbed: "Arise Ghana...
Hand Sanitizer

Organizations are required to provide hand washing stations – Information Minister

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Managers of institutions and organizers have been advised to ensure the provision of hand washing stations and sanitizers; make available systems of frequent cleaning...
Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

Government introduces COVID-19 website

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The Risk Communication Team on COVID-19 has issued a website that will provide updates to the public every six hours on Ghana’s case count...
Dr Badu Sarkodie

Frontline healthcare workers of COVID-19 to get incentives

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says government has started a process to provide incentives to frontline healthcare workers whose activities would take them close...
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NGO calls for basic information in schools to prevent COVID-19

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Africa Education Watch, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has called on the Ghana Education Service to install industrial alcohol-based sanitizers at vantage points within school...
Health Fbo Sensitization

Faith-Based Organisations urged to sensitize congregation on COVID-19

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has called on churches, mosques and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to use their various platforms to sensitize their congregation and...

US$100 million funding will enhance COVID-19 emergency preparedness – GHS

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Dr. Badu Sarkodie, the Director for Public Health, Ghana Health Service (GHS), has given the assurance that the US$100 million funding from the...
Hand Sanitizer

Sanitizers with 70 percent alcohol-based can prevent spread of COVID-19

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has recommended to Ghanaians the use of hand sanitizers that have 70 per cent alcohol base standard to help...
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Let’s scale up emergency preparedness to fight COVID-19 – WHO

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged government and relevant healthcare stakeholders to scale up their emergency preparedness efforts to enable the country to...
Korle Bu Teaching Hospital

Investigations underway for a new suspected COVID-19 case at KBTH

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says it would soon announce the results of another suspected case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) reported to the Korle-Bu Teaching...

CARE International boost digital transformation in agriculture

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CARE International Ghana in collaboration with BLUETOWN, a Non-governmental Organisation, has launched: “Connecting the unconnected,” project to support farmers to have access to digital...
Antonio Guterres

Countries urged to base policies on research for fair globalisation

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Mr Antonio Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, has called on countries to base their policies on research that take into account women's true contributions if...

Regent ranked second best private university in Ghana

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Regent University College of Science and Technology has been ranked the second best private University in Ghana by the Webometrics Ranking of World University,...

MOE launches report to enhance quality education in basis schools

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The Ministry of Education, in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has launched the End-line Impact Evaluation Report for the...

Evacuating Ghanaians from china would increase risk – Ambassador

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Mr Shi Ting WANG, the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, on Thursday called on Ghana not to evacuate its nationals from China as the act...

Ken Kuranchie files to contest Okaikoi North Seat

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Mr Kenneth Agyei Kuranchie, the Publisher of the Daily Searchlight Newspaper has filed his nomination forms to contest the upcoming parliamentary primaries of the...

Catholic churches donate 2,314 Units of Blood “to Save Lives”

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Six Dioceses of the Catholic Church in Ghana have donated 2,314 units of blood to help stock 16 blood banks across the country. The dioceses...