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“Ghana losses US$230 million annually through trauma cases”- Dr Konadu-Yeboah

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Dr Dominic Konadu-Yeboah, the Head of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), says Ghana has been losing about US$230 million annually...

Who Is Afraid Of Bogoro’s Sterling Performance?

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By SOLOMON OLAWEPO Why are we like this in this country? Why do we like to do things blindly, not minding the consequence of some...

MCG, government partner to improve environmental-sanitation

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Ghanaians have been tasked to demonstrate enthusiasm for environmental sanitation issues to help stem the deteriorating ecology and bio-diversity resource. This was also critical...

Antimicrobial Resistance in Ghana; a public health threat in darkness

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Ghana and the rest of the world stand the risk of losing one life every three seconds to an infectious disease by 2050, if...
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WHO, Djibouti launch early warning, response system to detect epidemic-prone diseases

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The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Djibouti government have launched an Early Warning Alert and Response Network in a bid to strengthen the...
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Surge in new Polio cases in Ghana

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There has been a surge in the number of polio cases across the country since July this year, and this has been an issue...
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AU, WHO sign accord on better cooperation to advance African public health sector

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The African Union (AU) and the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on stronger cooperation in improving...

C.A.R : More than 20,000 People displaced by floods in Bangui

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Heavy, unseasonable rains in Bangui, Central African Republic for the past three weeks continue to cause significant material damage, displacing at least 20,500 people...

Citizens encouraged to provide healthcare support to prisoners

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The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has called on citizens and government to provide quality healthcare support to prisoners and other vulnerable groups in the...
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Tanzania provides Ebola preparedness updates to WHO

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has said Tanzania has provided an update on its Ebola preparedness efforts. The update shows that from...
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MBFHI project aids in maternal mortality reduction in Upper East

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The Mother Baby Friendly Health Initiative (MBFHI) programme in the Upper East Region has contributed to the reduction of maternal mortality in the Region,...
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Mandates of Regional Directors of WHO renewed

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Two World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Directors, Dr Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti and Dr Carissa F. Etienne, have been re-elected as World Health Organization (WHO)...
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Its Breast Cancer awareness month, have your breasts examined

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October has been set aside worldwide as the breast cancer awareness month to inform women on the need to have a breast scan for...
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GFA Presidential race: Who is the next leader football needs?

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A new dawn beckons Ghana Football Association (GFA) with the association looking to clear the debris of embarrassment owing to the ‘Number 12’ expose...
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Death toll rises to 26 in south Nigeria yellow fever outbreak

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The death toll of a yellow fever outbreak in Nigeria's southeastern state of Ebonyi has risen to 26, the World Health Organization (WHO) has...
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More women and children survive today than ever before – UN Report

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More women and their children are surviving today than ever before, according to new child and maternal mortality estimates released today by United Nations...
Princess Haya has become the pawn of crooks

Who is playing the Princess Haya card?

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Activities of Dubai ruler’s sixth wife Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein is generating suspicion into the minds of people thinking she might have been...
Two Libya Dawn fighters identify positions of their rivals near Bir al-Ghanam, Libya, on March 21, 2015. Clashes continued between Libya Dawn fighters and pro-government forces on Saturday near Bir al-Ghanam, some 90 kilometers southwest of the capital Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

Loss of life in Libya’s Tripoli conflict rises to 147

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A total of 147 people have been killed and 614 others wounded in the fighting between the UN-backed Libyan government and the east-based army...
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WHO Hails Government for Ghana’s Strong Primary Healthcare System

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Dr Owen Laws Kaluwa, the Country Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO), has commended government for strengthening Primary Health Care (PHC) through the...
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President of Cabo Verde declares support towards WHO’s initiatives to transform health in Africa.

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The President of the Republic of Cabo Verde,Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonseca, has demonstrated his support for the World Health Organization's (WHO) initiatives to...
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WHO Seeks International Assistance as DR Congo’s Ebola Cases Hits 1000

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The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday called for urgent global support to deal with the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the...
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WHO demands strong international power on human genome editing?

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The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday called for a strong international governance framework on developing global standards for governance and oversight of human...
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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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Tanzanian minister orders police to arrest opposition leaders who insult president

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Tanzanian Minister for Home Affairs Kangi Lugola on Sunday ordered regional police commanders in the east African nation to arrest leaders of opposition parties...
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WHO’s HearWHO App for Mobile Devices Launched

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched "hearWHO", a free application for mobile devices, which allows people to check their hearing regularly and intervene...
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According to WHO huge health bills has rendered 100 million people extremely poor

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About 100 million people worldwide are pushed into extreme poverty each year by health spending, despite government coverage of an average of 51 percent,...
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Ebola virus disease: new cases reported in DR Congo

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The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak is continuing with moderate intensity. Katwa and Butembo remain the major health zones of concern, while simultaneously, small...
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WHO and ITU Introduce New Globally Accepted Hearing-audio Safe Devices

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The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) issued on Tuesday a new international standard for the manufacture and use of...
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Almost 200 Burkinabe’s Find Refuge in Ghana

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About 200 Burkinabes from Zoaga-Zabre in the Northern Province of Burkina Faso fleeing chieftaincy conflict at the weekend arrived in Ghana to seek refuge. They...

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...