The Jospong Group of Companies has presented separate cheques totalling almost GH¢500,000 to three renal facilities in Accra. The money is to support kidney patients’ treatment at Korle Bu Renal Unit, University of Ghana Dialysis Centre and Renal Unit of the Bank Hospital, which for some reasons are unable to...
Provident Insurance Limited Company has supported a free cancer screening programme organised by Breast Care International (BCI) in collaboration with the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) on World Cancer Day. The initiative, themed ‘Close the Care Gap’, was held in Santasi, Ashanti Region, and aimed to raise awareness about...
Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, has praised the life-saving impact of logistic delivery company Zipline, in enhancing healthcare accessibility across Ghana. In a stirring speech delivered at the launch of his visionary plans for Ghana, Dr. Bawumia recounted a personal tragedy that inspired his relentless pursuit of innovative solutions to...
ASA Savings and Loans Limited has organised a free medical screening for residents of Ashaiman at the St. Augustine Catholic Church. Some health workers from Firdalh’s Diagnostic Centre were contracted to screen inhabitants and traders of ailments, including eye problem, malaria, typhoid, blood pressure and also check their blood sugar. Out...
The Bamboi Polyclinic has been awarded Level 4 on SafeCare Quality Standards, an international benchmark for quality healthcare delivery. This is a significant stride for healthcare in Ghana; and the achievement places the facility – located in the Bole District of the Savannah Region – at the forefront of healthcare...
A physician specialist and philanthropist, Dr. George Tettehgah, moved by an incident that took place in the Afram Plains South District on December 30th 2023 in which a nurse delivered a pregnant woman in a tricycle owing to the fact that there was delivery bed at the CHPS compound,...
Colour for healing was adopted 2,000 years ago in Ancient Greece, Egypt and China. They used colour and light in the form of sunlight, crystal reflections, paints and plants were employed to improve people’s moods. Colour therapy, also known as chromotherapy, is a form of therapy that uses colour and light to...
Refill Health Tech, a leading Ghanaian healthcare technology solutions provider, has launched a game-changing innovation called Refill to transform healthcare delivery in Ghana. Gone are the days patients took their prescriptions around town in search of medications, or they could not keep track of their medication for a refill. Refill...
Maternal and child health is a cornerstone of societal well-being, reflecting the strength and resilience of communities. In many parts of the world, including Ghana, challenges persist, making the role of effective health education in bridging gaps and improving outcomes for mothers and children paramount. Let us delve into...
The World Health Organization's World Malaria Report 2023, released at the end of 2023, paints a concerning picture of the global state of malaria in 2022. Despite continued efforts, malaria remains a significant public health challenge, with both malaria incidence and mortality higher now than they were before the...