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13 African countries launch clinical trials to enhance treatment of mild COVID-19 cases

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Thirteen African countries on Tuesday announced a collaborative venture with international research networks to implement clinical trials aimed at enhancing treatment of mild COVID-19...
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Inadequate medical supplies affecting mental health disorder treatment

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Mr Randy Agbodo, the Upper West Regional Mental Health Coordinator has expressed concern about the inadequate medical supply for the treatment of mental health...
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Early detection of breast cancer-key to successful treatment

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is marked in countries across the world, and helps to increase attention and support for awareness, early...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Zambia acquires new COVID-19 treatment drug

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The Zambian government has acquired a new drug for the treatment of COVID-19 patients who are severely ill, a health official said on Thursday. ...
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Fire in Russian drug treatment clinic kills four

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Four people were killed and two others injured in a fire in a private drug treatment clinic in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk on...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

New COVID-19 treatment center in northern Mozambique faces overload

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Mozambique opened Wednesday the largest treatment center for people infected with COVID-19 in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, which was said to face...
Kuwaiti Towers are illuminated with the Lebanese flag to show solidarity with Lebanon after massive explosions rocked Beirut, in Kuwait City, Kuwait, on Aug. 5, 2020. (Photo by Asad/Xinhua)

WHO official says COVID-19 situation in Lebanon “dangerous”

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Iman al-Shankiti, World Health Organization (WHO) representative in Lebanon, warned on Wednesday that the COVID-19 situation in Lebanon is very "dangerous." ...
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Ghana’s COVID-19 cases exceed 40,000 with over 200 deaths

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Ghana has confirmed 455 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing its total case count to 40,097 on Friday morning, the latest update from...
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COVID-19: Health Minister discharged, continues treatment at home

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Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has announced that the Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, has been discharged from the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC)...
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Tracing, Testing and Treatment will flatten the COVID-19 curve.

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says despite the increase in the COVID-19 case count, the tracing, testing and treatment regime being pursued by government...
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The World At War- The Virus Versus Africa And The Rest Of Humanity

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The Influenza pandemic in 1918 could be considered to be the fatal event in human chronicle constituting about (50 million or More deaths, which...
Photo taken on Feb. 4, 2020 shows an interior view of the Hongshan Gymnasium in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province. Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province started converting three existing venues, including a gymnasium and an exhibition center, into hospitals to receive patients infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the headquarters for the epidemic control said late Monday. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)

Closure of all Wuhan’s makeshift hospitals indicates another stage in victory against COVID-19

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By Fan Wei and Xu Keyue The last Fang Cang makeshift hospital in the epicenter Wuhan, in Central China’s Hubei Province, purposely built and designed...

‘It tears every part of your life away’; the truth about female infertility

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Infertility is a condition that affects approximately one out of every six couples, according to health experts An infertility...

Refer patients to health facilities for treatment- Minister admonishes pastors

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Madam Elizabeth Agyemang, the Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister, has called on faith healers to desist from keeping people living with chronic medical conditions...
Photo taken on Feb. 4, 2020 shows an interior view of the Hongshan Gymnasium in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province. Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province started converting three existing venues, including a gymnasium and an exhibition center, into hospitals to receive patients infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the headquarters for the epidemic control said late Monday. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)

Virus-hit Wuhan speeds up diagnosis, treatment of patients

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As more hospitals and qualified third-party institutions join the effort, Wuhan is now able to test nearly 4,200 nucleic acid samples per day, local...

GRNMA urges government to designate more health-centres for coronavirus treatment

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The Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) has called on government to designate more centres in each belt for coronavirus treatment. ...

Zimbabwean VP back at work after treatment

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Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga resumed his official duties on Monday after spending about four months receiving medical treatment in China, according to media...
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Danielle Lloyd Plans on Putting Some Money Aside for Gender Selection Treatment

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The 35-year-old model - who has Archie, eight, Harry, seven, and five-year-old George with ex-husband Jamie O'Hara and 18-month-old Reggie with fiancé Michael O'Neill...
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Ghana-Novartis Agree to Make Sickle Cell Disease Treatment More Accessible

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Ghana is set to scale-up the usage of hydroxyurea, a generic drug for the treatment of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) in all health facilities...
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GKA Drafts Policy Aimed at Addressing Prolong Kidney Diseases

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A Renal Care Policy has been developed by the Ghana Kidney Association (GKA) to help address the causes, prevention, treatment and costs of chronic...
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STREAM Clinical Trial Results

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Final results - released today in the New England Journal of Medicine and just ahead of World TB Day on 24 March - from...
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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...
HIV-and-AIDS

Mrs Rebecca Akufo Addo leads Mother-child HIV transmission campaign

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First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo has launched the “Free to Shine “campaign, aimed at eliminating Mother-to - child HIV transmission with a call on...
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Socio-cultural ideas prevent pregnant women from accepting treatment

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Beliefs and perceptions by pregnant women that they are not at risk of contracting malaria discourages most of them from prevention and treatment efforts...
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Mandela University Advances in Cancer treatment

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17 years after Nelson Mandela sold the dream of a state of the art institution to drive Africa’s advancement in science and technology to...
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Ghana records first case of EDR Tuberculosis case

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.....as government grapples with cost of treatment Ghana has recorded its first Extensively Drug-Resistant (EDR) Tuberculosis (TB), Head of the National Tuberculosis Control Program(NTCP) Dr....
HIV-and-AIDS

UNAIDS Reveals 21 million People With HIV Now Have Treatment

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New report from UNAIDS highlights the right to health as the key to ending AIDS Remarkable progress is being made on HIV treatment. Ahead of...

Student Of Methodist SHS Arrested For Allege Murder

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Monica Dery, a 18 year old second year Home Economics student of the Methodist Senior High School in Sekondi has been arrested by the...
HIV-and-AIDS

Volta, Brong Ahafo Regions Record High HIV Prevalence

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The 2016 Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Sentinel Survey (HSS) report, has revealed a record high of 2.7 per cent prevalence in the Volta and...
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Ben Affleck Refuses After Friends Urge Him To Go To Inpatient Rehab

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Ben Affleck dutifully attended outpatient addiction treatment since early October. But In Touch magazine has learned that his loved ones haven’t seen much improvement...