Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Gov’t releases GHC35m to pay trainee nurses

Government has released GHC35 million to pay arears owed trainee nurses, according to the deputy Minister of Information, Pius Enam Hadzide. This comes on the back of mounting pressure on the Ministry of Health to...

“Ghanaians now have a choice to avoid eye injections in cataract surgery” – Dr....

Hundreds of Ghanaians with various degrees of cataract blindness have benefited from cataract surgery without painful eye injections. This was disclosed by the Head of Ophthalmology at the School of Medicine, University of Health...

Govt committed to supporting critical healthcare professionals

The Minister of Health Kwaku Agyeman-Manu says despite scarce resources, the government of Ghana is committed to supporting the training of critical healthcare professionals to improve the health sector. To this end, he says, the...

Kissing is good for the body – Medical expert

A Dentist at the Atekyem Hospital in Koforidua, Eastern Regional Capital, Dr.Emmanuel Baah Abeka has charged Ghanaians to practice good oral hygiene for better kissing experience and general well-being . According to him, a passionate...

Cataract: 40K Surgeries needed Annually to stop blindness – GHS

The Head of the Eye Care Unit of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr James Addy, has said about 40.000 cataract surgeries are required to be conducted yearly among Ghanaians to prevent the disturbing...

More Revelations as medical council clears Wrongfully Dismissed Doctor to Practice

The Medical and Dental Council (MDC) of Ghana has cleared Dr Francis Ibrahim-Betonsi and renewed his licence to practise six years after losing his job under extremely controversial circumstances. Dr Ibrahim-Betonsi was wrongfully dismissed from...

NPP Loyal Ladies offer free medical screening to residents of Saltpond

Residents of Saltpond in the Mfantsiman District of the Central Region are the latest beneficiaries of the nationwide free health screening programs offered by the Loyal Ladies of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). The medical...

MASLOC’s Dep. Chief Executive donates to Korle Bu ahead of 40th birthday

The Deputy Chief Executive of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC), Alberta Afia Akoto Friday donated items worth over GH¢40.000.00 and an undisclosed amount to the Korle Bu Maternity Ward ahead of her 40th...

Adolescent and Reproductive Health summit held in Accra

Sexual and Reproductive Health Right (SRHR) advocates and policymakers in the population and health sector have met at a national Adolescent and Reproductive Health (ARH) summit in Accra, to discuss ways of financing ARH...

Alexis Miranda Foundation, Ministry of Education, Ghana Education Service hold Trainer of Trainers programme...

Alexis Miranda Foundation has in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Ghana Education Service held a training program dubbed the "Trainer of Trainers" programme. Two teachers from each of the 10 regions of Ghana were...

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