Friday, May 27, 2022
ASA Savings and Loans has organised a free health screening for its customers within the Goaso enclave in the Ahafo.About 150 people who were mostly market women benefited from the screening which covered diseases like malaria, blood pressure, blood sugar, typhoid and eye test. The participants also received free...
She suffered anaemia some 20 years ago. For a while, she relied on prescription drugs, but her condition persisted until a neighbour suggested that she check her vegetables' source. This personal experience inspired Mercy Kilili to start Shamba Connect, a start-up that installs kitchen gardens in homes and trains...
A new study suggests that consuming whole cranberry powder can support healthy blood flow by mediating artery dilation. Nutrition Facts Fresh cranberries are nearly 90% water, but the rest is mostly carbs and fibre. The main nutrients in 1 cup (100 grams) of raw, unsweetened cranberries are(https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/ndb/): Calories: 46 Water: 87% Protein: 0.4 grams Carbs: 12.2 grams Sugar: 4...
Vodafone Ghana Foundation, through its outreach programme - Vodafone Healthfest, has provided free medical care for over 500 inhabitants in and around the Appiatse community. This follows the devastating explosion along the Tarkwa Bogoso-Ayamfuri road, when a truck carrying explosives to a gold mine crashed with a motorcycle on...
In-house professional doctors of the Vodafone Healthline Programme have cautioned that while oral sex does not directly cause oral cancer, recent studies have shown that it predisposes one to it - especially when one is engaged in such an activity with multiple sex partners, hence the need to take...
Gold Fields Ghana Foundation, in collaboration with Ghana Health Service at the Prestea Huni-Valley Municipality in the Western Region, has celebrated this year’s ‘World Malaria Day’.The day offers a platform for individuals and institutions to educate the communities, churches, mosques, etc., on some simple and effective ways to prevent...
The Adansi North District Health Director, Mr. Isaac Awuku Odame, has revealed that there has been an uptick in malaria cases in the Adansi North District, recording 13,686 diseases in 2021.According to him, in 2019 and 2020, the district recorded 12,000 and 11,354 malaria cases respectively; however, in 2021...
A new report has revealed that the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) received just 6 percent of the total amount that was accrued by its Fund, a situation the Parliamentary Committee on Health says is affecting efficient health delivery in the country.According to the Committee of the Whole report...
Vodafone Healthline, the flagship corporate social investment project of the telecom giant, has once again played a timeous and critical funding role in the rescue of seven-year-old Charles, who developed a bulging stomach at age two, full of faecal matter, a condition termed Hirschsprung disease.Just imagine a condition where a...
Until recently, cardiac arrest, heart attack and cardiovascular diseases were the number one killer, especially among old folks. But today, these conditions are also prevalent among the youth. This is because of behavioural change and the adoption of unhealthy lifestyles.Today’s youth are adventurous and love to have fun. This...
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