Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Drone project to employ 200 students

The Vice Chairman of the Health Committee of Parliament Dr. Ayew Afriyie has said the drone deal between the government of Ghana and Ghana Drone Delivery Project will employ some 200 Ghanaian students. “They are...
Samira Bawumia at La General Hospital

Samira Bawumia surprises La General Hospital

The Second Lady Hajia Mrs Samira Bawumia has paid a surprise visit to new and expectant mothers at the La General Hospital in the Greater Accra region. Mrs Bawumia, a champion of maternal health, who...

Govt considering automatic transfer of funds to NHIA account – Veep

Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia has said government is considering automatic transfer of funds to the account of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) to ensure prompt payment of claims. "If we are to stop...
Rebecca Akufo-Addo at the centre

C/R: First Lady commissions new obstetrics centre

The First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has commissioned two massive projects at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital in the Central Regional capital. The state of the art projects are the Anokye Yeboah Mothers’ Hostel and...

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...

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