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WHO envoy: Global eradication of coronavirus not a reasonable target

Global eradication of the coronavirus is not currently a reasonable target, a special envoy on Covid-19 for the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on...
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Some Ashaiman residents to rebel against COVID-19 inoculation

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Contrary to World Health Organisation (WHO) confirmation that inoculation against COVID-19 was effective and could reduce the incidence of the virus, some residents of...
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Major malaria vaccine breakthrough in Burkina Faso trial

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A malaria vaccine that has achieved efficacy of 77 per cent in children in Burkina Faso has become the first to meet the World...

UHAS engineers its academic programmes for ingenuity and service

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The University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) in Ho has started several new academic and professional programmes during the 2020/2021 academic year. UHAS, through...
Health Vaccine Salvation

WHO hails Africa for vaccinating seven million people in two weeks

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has commended Africa for progress made in vaccinating its citizens against the COVID-19 pandemic. Africa has administered nearly seven million...
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Will Ghana learn from the Apam drowning Incident?

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In 2018, the World Health Organisation (WHO) data on Ghana’s drowning deaths stood at 1,206. During that time, there were quite a number of...
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WHO and FDA registered Antimalarial, Pyramax approved for coronavirus clinical trials

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The World Health Organisation prequalified and Ghana Food and Drugs Authority registered Antimalarial Pyramax (Artesunate-Pyronaridine), a fixed-dose combination medication for the treatment of malaria,...
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WHO and UNFPA support Ghana’s fight against COVID-19

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Dr Francis Kasolo, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Country Representative, has reiterated calls for deepened and sustained stakeholder collaboration towards winning the fight against...
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COVID-19: Ghana to receive compensation for COVAX vaccine side effects

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Ghana is among 92 countries that will receive a no-fault compensation claim of serious side effects for people who are vaccinated with a COVID-19...

WTO Boss vows to promote free flow of vaccines, reform dispute system

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Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, formally appointed on Monday as the seventh director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), vowed to tackle her top priorities of...
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Patronage of PPEs rises in Nima due to Covid-19

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There is a gradual rise in the patronage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) in Nima of the Ayawaso East Municipal Assembly as a result...
Photo taken in Brussels of Belgium on March 16, 2020 shows World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking at a virtual press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. More cases and deaths of COVID-19 have now been reported in the rest of the world than in China, the chief of the WHO said here on Monday, noting that a rapid escalation of the coronavirus cases has been seen in the past week. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

Four variants of Coronavirus in circulation globally since pandemic broke – WHO

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The World Health Organisation has said that there have been at least four types of coronavirus that have been circulating in the world since...
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Persons with mental illness exposed to harmful treatments at healing centres – Study

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A field study on mental health treatment at traditional and faith-based healing centres in Ghana shows that about 30 per cent of persons with...
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FDA sensitises public on food safety precautions ahead of yuletide

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has launched a sensitisation drive to educate the public on food safety precautions ahead of the Christmas festive...
Rabies

Ghana SPCA vaccinate over 100 dogs and cats against rabies

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The Ghana Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (GSPCA) in collaboration with the Ga East, Veterinary Clinic has vaccinated 113 dogs and...
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Nine vaccines at phase-three of clinical trials for Covid-19 treatment

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Mr Zhu Jing, Charge d’Affaires of the Chinese Embassy, said the COVID-19 situation would soon improve as close to nine vaccines have entered phase-three...
Ghana's political parties

COVID-19: NCCE/GMA call on political parties to adopt innovative campaigning

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) and the Ghana Medical Association(GMA)have urged political parties to adopt innovative campaigning methods as part of efforts...
Bloomberg Philanthropies

Bloomberg Philanthropies begin six-year road safety support in Ghana

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The Accra Metropolitan Assembly, the Ministry of Transport and the National Road Safety Authority; with support from the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road...
Chief Executive Officer for the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Mr. Mohammed Adjei Sowah

AMA Chief Executive lauds Bloomberg Philanthropies for extending road safety project

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Mr Mohammed Adjei Sowah, the Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive has lauded Bloomberg Philanthropies for Global Road Safety for extending the six-year road safety project...
Reverend Thomas Henry Quamson

Don’t undermine the COVID protocols

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The Reverend Thomas Henry Quamson, Head Pastor, Assemblies of God, Holy Ghost Worship Centre, Ashaiman has instructed his congregants not to undermine the COVID...
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Achieving high quality patient safety is our priority -Dr Srofenyoh

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Dr Emmanuel Srofenyoh, the Medical Director of the Greater Accra Regional Hospital, has assured stakeholders that the facility was keen on achieving high quality...
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Ghana commemorates World Patients Safety Day

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Statistics from the World Health Organisation (WHO), has shown that millions of patients globally, suffer injuries and death due to unsafe care they receive...

Over 1.1 million children to be immunized in Ashanti

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The Ashanti Regional Health Directorate is targeting to immunize 1,184,860 children below five years against Polio as it joins seven other regions for a...

About 173,693 children to receive polio vaccination

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The Ghana Health Service has announced that about 173,693 children under five years in the Upper West Region are to receive polio vaccination in...
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2020 WASSCE was successful – Heads of SHS

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This year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) which started with practical subjects on July 20, is expected to end tomorrow, September 5,...
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks at a press conference after the WHO emergency committee's meeting on the novel coronavirus in China at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

WHO survey reveals widespread disruptions to essential health services

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The World Health Organisation (WHO), has published the first indicative survey on the impact of COVID-19 on health systems based on 105 countries’ report. A...
22nd April, 2017. Lagos, Nigeria. Tiwa Savage, a Nigerian pop star and mother, joined Dr Tunji Funsho, Chair of Rotary's National PolioPlus Committee for Nigeria, to participate in a National Immunization exercise in Lagos, Nigeria on 22 April 2017. Savage recently joined the End Polio Now campaign as a Polio Ambassador.

The Heroes of the win Against Wild Polio virus

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Nigeria was on August 25 2020 formally certified free of Wild Polio Virus by the World Health Organisation, WHO. It was part of the...
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CSOs urge government to reject support from tobacco industry

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The Institute of Leadership and Development (INSLA), a civil society organization has called on the Government to reject any support from the tobacco industry...
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Philip Foundation calls for the reopening of schools

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Philip Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, has called on government to expedite actions on the re-opening of schools in the country after the easing of...
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minoHealth, Imperial College London wins grant to undertake

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minoHealth, a Ghanaian startup in AI Labs, in partnership with Imperial College London, has won the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Digital Innovation for...