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Nyaho Medical Centre honoured

Nyaho Medical Centre has been recognized for its outstanding contribution to Ghana’s economic development during the nation’s 60 years of independence. The medical facility was honoured together with other institutions for their significant…

MoH posts 130 doctors to KATH

The Minister of Health, Kweku Agyemang-Manu, has said financial clearance has been given for 130 doctors to be posted to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi. They are to replace the over 100 doctors who left the facility…

1mCHW Campaign enters 13 new districts

The One Million Community Health Workers (1mCHW) Campaign of Millennium Promise and its partners, Ashanti regional health directorate of Ghana Health Service (GHS) and the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), have hit their target of training…

Tackle infectious diseases – 1st Lady to scientists

Ghana’s First Lady Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has called on African scientists attending the Emerging Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity Conference in Accra to deal with the challenge of emerging infectious diseases on the continent. She said…

Zambia: HIV testing now compulsory

The President of Zambia, Edgar Lungu has announced that testing for HIV is now compulsory in that country. According to Mr. Lungu, testing, counselling and treatment for HIV which used to be voluntary, are now a must for every citizen as…

Shakeup at GHS: 8 Health Directors affected

Eight regional directors of health services have been reposted in the latest shakeup at the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Starr News can confirm. The affected directors in the reshuffle include: Dr. Kofi Issah, who is moving from the Upper…