Monday, February 6, 2023
The Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana (SCFG) has announced the appointment of Professor Solomon Fiifi Ofori-Acquah as its new President with immediate effect. Prof. Ofori-Acquah has several years of experience in translational basic and clinical research in sickle cell disease (SCD). In his new role he will provide overall executive...
The Vodafone Ghana Foundation has set up free ultrasound screenings for pregnant women, and e-learning for students in Okorase in the Eastern Region. The activities were part of efforts to commemorate Care Month, a period dedicated to customer service excellence and connecting with communities through impactful initiatives. Speaking during the...
The opening of Revna Biosciences, a new precision medicine facility, in Accra, has moved a step further in the country’s readiness to offer timely response and handling of emerging infectious diseases among others. The new multifunctional biomedical research facility targets to increase access to advanced molecular diagnostics as a first...
To date, the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic has the unenviable tag as the most humanly devastating in history, infecting more than 500 million people, and killing at least 50 million people worldwide. Unfortunately, the pandemic also came with opportunities for self-styled chemists and medics to make regular appearances in...
Vodafone Ghana Foundation, the charity arm of Vodafone Ghana through its sustainable social initiatives has impacted the lives of 8.5 million Ghanaians in the previous year. Head of Vodafone Ghana Foundation, Reverend Amaris Nana Adjei Perbi made this known at an annual review session with the media in Accra. The...
Glaucoma is an optic nerve disease characterised by increase in intraocular pressure, gradual loss of visual fields, and loss of optic nerve cells. There are a number of optic nerve diseases that affect the human eye, but glaucoma has the highest prevalence, especially, among black people. Glaucoma is an...
Cassona Global Imaging Company Ltd., an export trading company (ETC) that specialises in health products in the diagnostic imaging field, has indicated that refurbished medical equipment is best for health facilities in the country and sub-region due to its cost-effective and efficient standard. Refurbished equipment is said to cost less...
When US President Joe Biden asked the United States Intelligence Community to determine the origin of COVID-19, its conclusion was remarkably understated but nonetheless shocking. In a one-page summary, the IC made clear that it could not rule out the possibility that SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) emerged...
As the world marks Valentine’s Day, MTN, Ghana’s largest telecom giants graced the occasion with its annual blood donation campaign at the forecourt of the MTN House in Accra. The 7th edition of the exercise held on February 14, 2018 was christened “Save a Life Donation”, and forms part of...
“During the three weeks lock down, I was able to manage to stay home for the first week. But after that, I had to arrange with my clients to meet me at my shop where I kept it locked, to avoid detection by the security, and cut their hair,”...
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