Tuesday, January 31, 2023
…18 years on, PAC recommends writing-off institutions’ debt Nearly 18 years on, the Ministry of Health says it is yet to recover an amount of GH¢3million given to some 202 healthcare professionals and health agencies as loans. The ministry, according to an Auditor-General report, between 2005 and 2015 decided to motivate...
… to include full portfolio for greater benefit to 1.2 billion people in 45 lower-income countries Pfizer Inc.  has announced that it has significantly expanded its commitment to ‘An Accord for a Healthier World’ to offer the full portfolio of medicines and vaccines for which it has global rights on...
What actions can African countries, healthcare providers and healthcare organisations take to improve the provision of health services to the continent's 1.4 billion citizens? Africa faces the dual challenge of poor healthcare systems and a high burden of diseases, especially among poorer communities. According to a McKinsey report, the continent...
Renowned gynaecologist Dr. Theodora Pepera has provided insights on three cancers which affect women’s reproductive organs and genitals: namely uterine cancer, ovarian cancer and cervical cancer. She shared this information on the sixth episode of the Vodafone Healthline Spin-Off show. Dr. Pepera explained that ovarian cancer is commonly known as...
As part of its vision of transforming the African continent, Coronation Insurance has taken an audacious step to partner with the Chosen Rehab Centre in the quest to transform lives. As part of its social responsibility, the company joined the centre in putting smiles on the faces of people...
The MTN Ghana Foundation has cut sod for the construction of a 60-bed maternity block for the Keta Municipal hospital in the Volta region. The project is expected to be completed within 12 months at a total cost of approximately GHc15.2million. The project will comprise of a 40-bed maternity ward...
The President of the Ghanaian-Diaspora Nurses Alliance (G-DNA), Prof. Yvonne Commodore Mensah, is advocating for the training of nurses with diverse specialties to meet the growing healthcare needs of the country. According to her, ensuring the availability of specialised professionals in cardiology, diabetes, infectious diseases and cancers will, among other...
In the fifth episode of the Vodafone Healthline Spin-Off series, the Healthline team made their way to Oda Akrofonso in the Eastern Region to check on Comfort – a young girl who received a prosthetic leg two years ago. Comfort had difficulty using both legs because of a birth defect....
In order to immigrate to Canada as a nurse, you need to fulfill several requirements before you apply.  One of the main requirements pertains to getting your education credentials evaluated so that immigration authorities can have an assessment of how your foreign education credential compares with education in Canada. ...
In the fourth episode of the Vodafone Healthline Spin-Off show, Dr Elliot Tannor, a nephrologist, talked about how chronic kidney diseases can lead to high blood pressure. Dr Tannor explained to the host of the Vodafone Healthline show that kidneys help in the body's removal of waste and control of...
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