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Covid-19

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...
Covid Re Testing

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...
Health Patient Safety

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...
Wassce Students

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...
Mr Benjamin Anabila

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...
Students

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...
Minohealth Grant

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...
Covid-19

Upper East unites against COVID-19

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The Upper East Directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has rolled out the ‘Bolgatanga Unite Against COVID-19’ campaign to scale-up public...
Health Training Protocols

GMA trains staff on proper observance of COVID-19 protocols

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The Global Media Alliance (GMA), a marketing communications industry leader, has organised a virtual training session for its staff on the proper observance of...
Health Ncce Islamic

NCCE empower students with knowledge against COVID-19

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has descended into academic institutions to empower students and teachers with knowledge to disarm the spread of...
arrested

Volta FDA arrests drug peddler for selling ‘holy water’

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Andrews Agbena, an itinerant drug peddler has been arrested by the Volta Regional Directorate of the Food and Drug Authority (FDA) for selling "Adomfe"...
HIV -AIDS

HIV response is still failing children-UNAIDS

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The latest report on the progress towards the Start Free, Stay Free, AIDS Free targets has shown that despite great progress made since the...
Covid

NCDC: Sanction Clerics Who Make COVID-19 Faith Healing Claims

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) should put in place measures to punish all clerics- pastors and prophets, mallams/imams, traditional priests, and others...
Covid-19

Communication Information Centres taking education to the poor

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The COVID-19 pandemic, indeed, has changed the way of life of all and sundry since the outbreak at the Wuhan Province in China last...
Rotary Empowerment

Rotary calls for strict observance of COVID-19 protocols

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Mr Oswald Oduro, the President of Rotary Club of Accra Ring Road Central, has advised the public to observe all Covid-19 protocols as directed...
Covid Medical Supplies

France says no link between origin of COVID-19, Wuhan lab

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France has recently announced that it does not have information to corroborate a possible link between the origin of the novel coronavirus and the...
Covid-19

Makarios Avenue Church urges Ghanaians to help fight Covid-19

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The Reverend Danny Doku, Head Pastor of the Makarios Avenue Church in Accra, has called on Ghanaians to help fight the coronavirus disease (Covid-19),...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

Suppress COVID-19 transmission by all means – WHO

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has asked all nations to make it an urgent responsibility to suppress transmission of the coronavirus and save lives,...
Hospital

Ghana’s COVID-19 recoveries have risen to 10,074 following the new discharge protocols

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The review of discharge protocols covers patients who do not display symptoms of the virus and patients whose symptoms die down during treatment. For patients...
Covid Re Testing

COVID-19: GHS amends discharge policy

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS), based on the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) new guidelines and the local evidence, has amended the discharge policy...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

WHO urges nations to prepare for Influenza amidst Coronavirus pandemic

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the world must not lose sight of significant public health issues like influenza which affects every country every...
Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey

Government affirms commitment to bringing stranded Ghanaians

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Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has reiterated Government’s commitment to assist and bring home Ghanaians stranded...