Monday, February 6, 2023
As Covid cases in China continue to rise, Beijing will soon start distributing Pfizer's Covid-19 drug Paxlovid to the community health centres in the coming days, the CNN reported citing state media. According to the state-run China News Service, after getting trained, community doctors would dispense the medicine to Covid-19...
In the eighth episode of the Vodafone Healthline Spin-Off edition, Dr. Bernard Morton, a urologist, explained that even though men may not have a ‘biological clock’, fertility in men is not eternal. The doctor told the show's host, Frema Asiedu, that the quality of sperm changes with age, certain genetic...
To mark this year’s cervical cancer awareness month, the Medical Women Association of Ghana (MWAG), in partnership with Yazz products, has organised free medical screening on the subject for women across the various regions in the country. With a target to screen about 1,500 women between age 25 to 45...
According to UNICEF, there is a strong link between poverty and access to clean water. Poorer people are over 20 times more likely to spend more than 30 minutes collecting water than wealthier people. Human existence, whether in urban or rural areas, is heavily dependent on water and its...
The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the La-Dadekotopon Municipal Assembly, Solomon Quartey, has assured that reconstruction of the La General Hospital will begin by end of first-quarter 2023. He made this revelation during an interview to provide an update on reconstruction of the La General Hospital, in a bid to...
In the seventh episode of the Vodafone Healthline Spin-Off, the team went to Dawhenya to check on Ewurabena - a seven-year-old girl who had surgery three years ago with help from Vodafone because she had been having trouble eating since she was born. Ewurabena, who was born with a throat...
…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...
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