HEALTH


October 9, 2018
KATH to perform plastic surgeries for breast cancer victims

The Plastic and Reconstructive Unit of the Surgery Directorate of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), has embarked on an exercise to restore the breast of women who have undergone

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October 5, 2018
Controller pays overdue allowances to nurse trainees

The Deputy Minister of Information, Pius Enam Hadzide, has confirmed that government has paid nurse trainees GH¢35 million in unpaid allowances. The reparations come on the heels of mounting pressure

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October 4, 2018
Over 53,000 abortion cases recorded at public health centres in 2017

Figures from the Ghana Health Service (GHS) reveal that 53,114 abortions were supervised in public health facilities in the country in 2017. Unsafe abortion also recorded 13,918 in the same

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October 2, 2018
MRS. Trump donates phototherapy machine to Ridge Hospital

The First Lady of the United States of America, Melania Trump has donated a phototherapy machine to the Greater Accra Regional (Ridge) Hospital. The machine will be used in the treatment of

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October 1, 2018
HIV/Aids: China reports 14% surge in new cases

China has announced a 14% jump in the number of its citizens who are living with HIV and Aids. More than 820,000 people are affected in the country, health officials

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September 26, 2018
Ofankor Medical Centre opened

Months of intense media reports on abandoned health facilities particularly from Citi FM, has led to the partial operationalization of the Ofankor Medical Centre.  Now residents of the area can

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September 18, 2018
Coca-Cola To Make Cannabis Drink

Coca-Cola is in ‘serious talks’ to develop cannabis-infused drinks as more countries move to legalise the drug. The Atlanta based drinks giant, which own over 500 brands including Sprite, Fanta

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September 18, 2018
FDA alerts public of unsafe Hydrocortisone injection

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has alerted healthcare professionals and consumers, not to distribute supply, or purchase any Hydrocortisone Injection B.P 100mg. The product is labelled Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate

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September 17, 2018
Zimbabwe cholera outbreak: Anger at funding scheme

Zimbabwe has launched a crowdfunding campaign to deal with an outbreak of cholera that has so far killed 25 people, mostly in the capital, Harare. New Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube

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September 13, 2018
Ebola Outbreak in DR Congo claims 90 lives

The charity Oxfam says that the next few weeks are critical to contain the virus, which has claimed 90 lives since 1 August. This is the ninth time an Ebola

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