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COVID-19: FOSDA hails Government for extending nation’s border closure

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The Foundation for Security and Development in Africa (FOSDA), a regional civil society organization, has lauded Government for extending the closure of the nation’s...
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Global Coronavirus cases exceed 6 million as of June 1

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) says more than six million cases of COVID-19 have been recorded across the world and more than 370,000 people...
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Public advised to stop stigmatizing Covid-19 patients

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Ms Shalomina Awuku-Bekoe the Acting Officer of the Greater Accra Regional Information Services Department, has urged the public to desist from stigmatising Covid-19 patients. ...

NGO adopts community engagement strategy to fight malaria

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Positive Action Against Poverty (PAAP), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has adopted community engagement as a strategy to eliminate malaria in the Upper West Region. The...
Traditional Medicine

COVID-19 medicine is in Africa – Aseda Herbal Centre

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Mr Abdul-Razark Dramani, the Manager for Aseda Herbal Centre has claimed that the cure for the novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) can be found in...
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COVID-19: Antwi-Danso urges African leaders to have faith in African researchers

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Dr Vladimir Antwi-Danso, the Dean of Academic Affairs, Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College, has urged African leaders to have faith in African...
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Iduapriem Mine donates PPE to five health centres

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AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem Mine has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to five health centres in its host communities to support the fight against the...
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 Assembly Heads of state adopt COVID-19 consensus

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The World Health Organisation (WHO)has concluded its assembly with participants signing up to a historic consensus resolution on COVID-19 and the way ahead. ...
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Midlife crisis and stressors: the non-medical underlying conditions of COVID-19 vulnerability

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The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an illness caused by a novel coronavirus which is associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus. According to Belam,...
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FDA rated high on WHO quality standards

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has benchmarked the Food and Drug Authority (FDA) Ghana to Maturity Level Three of the National Medicine Regulatory System,...
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)

COVID-19 threatens mental health – WHO

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The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened depression and anxiety around the world, and these conditions could rise in the coming months without increased investment in...
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Government empowers NCCE to fight against COVID-19

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In accordance to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s determination to curtail the spread of COVID-19, government on Tuesday empowered the National Commission for Civic...
Dr G Koryoe Anim Wright

Being our ‘Brother’s Keeper’ – During COVID-19, it will take more than a Village

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On March 21, 2020, due to the spread of COVID-19, the President of the Republic of Ghana announced the closure of the country’s borders...

NCCE identifies apathy as a dangerous weapon against COVID-19

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) on Sunday identified apathy as a dangerous weapon against the COVID-19 fight and called for a reinvigoration...
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Fortify partners Wellbeing Foundation Africa to reduce iron deficiency

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‘Fortify', a US-based organisation that works to reduce iron deficiency anaemia with health foods, has partnered Nigeria-based ‘Wellbeing Foundation Africa' (WBFA), to address...
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 welcomes global COVID-19 medicinal innovation

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has welcomed medicinal innovations around the world including repurposing drugs, traditional medicines and the development of new therapies for...
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 cautions against unproven traditional medicine for COVID-19 cure

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has cautioned against the use of traditional medicine that has not been scientifically proven to cure COVID-19. Most of the...
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Evame Clothing gives face masks to TTH

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Evame Clothing a private business based in Tamale has donated 45 pieces of fabric-made face masks to Medical Ward three of the Tamale Teaching...
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Wearing of face masks becomes a fashionable trend

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The wearing of face masks as a preventive measure by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in the fight against the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has...
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COVID-19: National Tripartite Committee issues 10-point guidelines for workplaces

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The National Tripartite Committee comprising the representatives of Government, Employers and Organised Labour on Tuesday issued a 10-point guidelines for workplace safety as part...
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Emergence of the Coronavirus calls for a paradigm shift – NCCE

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) on Tuesday said the Coronavirus has changed the basic fundamentals of human existence and this calls for...
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Justice Manful Wages War Against COVID-19; With a Fresh Song

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As his contribution towards the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, upcoming Ghanaian musician, Justice Manful aka Bunfyah Dube has released a song, stressing...
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WHO and partners launch ‘ACT Accelerator’ to fight COVID-19

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) and its partners have launched the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator - the ACT Accelerator - to facilitate the...
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)

“Immunity passports” against COVID-19 premature – WHO

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The World Health Organisation (WHO), has stated that there is not enough evidence about the effectiveness of antibodies-mediated immunity to guarantee the accuracy of...
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Public urged to stop stigmatising COVID-19 patients

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Total Life Enhancement Centre Ghana (TOLEC GH), a mental health advocacy Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) based in the Northern Region, has reiterated the call on...
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, WTO commits to resolve challenges in global supply chains

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the World Trade Organisation (WTO) are working together to support efforts to ensure the normal cross-border flow of...
Mother Child

The Need to Protect our Children from COVID-19

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Foreign media reports have indicated that two COVID-19 infected children, aged 12 and 13, have died in Belgium and UK. The Agence France-Presse and Associated...
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Commonwealth governments told to avoid misuse of COVID-19 emergency powers

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Lawyers have cautioned Commonwealth governments not to misuse the emergency powers that they have enacted as part of their efforts to combat the...

WHO regrets United States’ decision to halt funding

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Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) says he regrets the decision of the President of the United...
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Falsified Chloroquine products circulating in WHO region of Africa-FDA

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has received a notification through the World Health Organisation (WHO) Global Surveillance and Monitoring System for substandard...