HEALTH


February 16, 2018
Health Ministry sacks Ankaful Hospital Director

The Ministry of Health has sacked the Director of the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital, Dr. Eugene Dordoye. The decision was arrived at after an emergency meeting today [Friday] between the Ministry

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January 19, 2018
New KATH Mother and Baby Unit named after Otumfuor’s late mother

The newly constructed Mother and Baby Unit of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital has been named after the late mother of Otumfuor Osei Tutu II. Health Minister, Kweku Agyeman Manu

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January 19, 2018
New, modern MBU at KATH to be commissioned today

It has taken five months but finally, the Mother and Baby Unit of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) is complete and ready to save lives. Joy News last year

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January 15, 2018
You Can’t Have Our New Hospital – Legon To Health Ministry

Management of the University of Ghana has stressed it will not hand over the newly built University of Ghana Teaching Hospital to the Health ministry as instructed by government. Over

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January 14, 2018
Ghana records 80 percent increase in HIV in 2017

The 2017 Ghana AIDS Commission report on HIV/AIDS infection shows an 80% increases in new cases. The report also indicates that the Volta Region and Brong Ahafo Region topped the

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January 8, 2018
Peki Government Hospital appeals for support

The Peki Government Hospital in the South Dayi District of the Volta Region urgently needs an emergency unit and an upgrade of its theatre to enable the facility to deal

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December 21, 2017
H1N1 vaccines arrives in Ghana

Vaccines for H1N1 type A virus, otherwise known as Swine Flu, have arrived on the shores of Ghana after initial delays. Confirming the arrival of the vaccines in the country,

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December 15, 2017
Swine Flu drug arrives today

Ghana will today [Friday] take delivery of the anti-viral agents Tamiflu from the World Health Organization, as part of measures to combat the threat posed by the 2009 H1N1 strain of

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December 12, 2017
Mom kept HIV a secret and her whole family tested positi

In 2013, Jenipher Mukite’s whole life changed in an instant. It was her mother’s answer to a question both she and her siblings had feared asking that altered her present,

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December 11, 2017
Women are naturally fitter than men

Conventional wisdom holds that men have the natural advantage when it comes to physical ability. But in one key measure of fitness, women actually come out on top, finds a

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