Health

Long working hours killing 745,000 people a year – Study

Long working hours are killing hundreds of thousands of people a year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The first global study of its...

Ghana Health Service denies reports of increasing trend of birth defects

The Ghana Health Service has denied reports of rising birth defects at the Sewun Health Centre at the Aowin Municipality in the Western North. This...

Covid-19: GHS to roll out second doses from May 19

Ghana will on Wednesday, May 19 begin administering the second doses of Covishield, the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, to the segmented groups who received their...

Korle Bu doctor poisons colleague’s water with HIV blood

The Korle Bu Police are investigating a case involving the contamination of a medical doctor's drinking water with HIV-infected blood. The act is suspected to...

COVID-19: Ghana to receive 350k vaccines on Tuesday – Nana Akufo-Addo

President of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has revealed that the nation will be receiving Three hundred and fifty thousand more AstraZeneca vaccines on...

Sexuality is a private affair – Ursula advises the youth and LGBT community

The Communications and Digitalization Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has advised people who practice LGBT to keep it private as Ghanaians cannot be compelled to accept...

Health personnel at Wassa Esaamang appeal for medical equipment to enhance their work

Health personnel at Wassa Esaamang in the Western Region, have raised concerns over the inadequate medical equipment at the community health centre. This, according to...

Three Health workers arrested for stealing AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines

Three health practitioners working in some hospitals in the Greater Accra Region have been arrested for allegedly stealing the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines. The individuals are part...

Finance Ministry debunks claims that government spent GHC 1.7 billion on COVID-19

The Ministry of Finance has debunked claims purporting that the government has spent a total of 1.7 billion Ghana Cedis in fighting the global...

Yemaachi Biotechnology identifies 2 new COVID-19 variants in Ghana

Africa's Cancer Research Company, Yemaachi Biotechnology has identified two new COVID-19 variants in Ghana. The variants are B.1 and B.1.3.5.1. The latter was first identified...

Nurse defies Physician Assistant to save patient’s life at Ho Municipal Hospital

A nurse at the Ho Municipal Hospital is said to have challenged the intellect of a Physician Assistant (PA) in her bid to save...

AstraZeneca vaccine benefits outweigh risks – European regulator

Europe's medicines regulator has said there's "no indication" that the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine has caused blood clots, as the list of countries temporarily halting the...

Ghana has no report of blood clot associated with COVID-19 vaccination – FDA

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) of Ghana has assured the general public that the country has not yet recorded any blood clot event...

Do not purchase any COVID-19 Vaccines online – FDA cautions citizens

Ghana's Food and Drugs Authority has cautioned citizens not to purchase any COVID-19 vaccines online. This follows reports of the seizure of fake COVID-19 vaccines...

Tamale Teaching Hospital Workers withdraw services over vaccination of non-health practitioners

Medical practitioners working at the Tamale Teaching Hospital say they are withdrawing their services over the vaccination of non-health workers. The group expressed their displeasure...

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