Friday, December 3, 2021
CalBank has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), valued at GH¢230,000, to four major hospitals across the country to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The beneficiary hospitals are the University of Ghana Medical Centre in the Greater Accra Region, the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in the Ashanti Region, the Effia Nkwanta...
In a bid to stem the high incidence of late-stage diagnosis of breast cancer across Africa and the Middle East (AfME), American multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology corporation, Pfizer, says it is joining forces with Breast Without Spot and Breast Cancer International to disseminate educational content designed to encourage and...
The world’s economy is predicted to suffer a significant decline because of COVID-19. Some hard-hit economies will experience a negative growth rate. We are told Ghana’s growth in GDP, which was projected at 6.8 percent, could fall to 1.5 percent. One may ask if we should be concerned with...
Parliament’s approval of the Value Added Tax (VAT) exemptions on selected medicines would correspond to a thirty percent (30%) reduction on the NHIS tariffs on medicines and the private sector is also expected to make about thirty percent (30%) savings on the exemptions of VAT on the selected products,...
Healthcare delivery services in the five Northern regions have received a huge boost by the inauguration of Zipline’s medical drone distribution centre at Vobsi in the West Mamprusi Municipality of the North East Region. The facility which was officially inaugurated on Saturday by the Vice President  Dr Mahamudu Bawumia will...
… call for multi-stakeholder engagement to avert potential crises An unintended, and often overlooked, consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic is its domino effect on healthcare delivery systems, particularly for persons living with Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs); and deliberate measures must be put in place to address/remedy the situation as it can...
MEROKAG Pharmacy has been adjudged DKT International’s overall best distributor for 2020. They were presented with an all-expenses-paid trip to Dubai for two people. The award scheme was instituted to support the activities of the non-profit social enterprise whose core mission is to contribute to raising modern contraceptives prevalence rates...
Dr. De-Gaulle Moses Dogbatsey, the Chief Executive Officer of Medi-Moses Prostate Centre, has appealed to the government to declare the month of September, every year, as ‘Prostate Cancer Awareness Month’ to enlighten the public on the disease. He said this would help in creating awareness and educate people on prostate...
The low-wage workers who make up nearly half of the US workforce have long been neglected, steadily falling behind highly educated workers in expanding industries such as technology, finance, and entertainment. Since the 1970s, real (inflation-adjusted) wages have stagnated for prime-age men with less than a college education, and...
The Nkoranman Rural Bank Limited at Seikwa in the Tain District of Bono Region has donated sanitary items to various institutions across its catchment area to help stem the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The items, estimated at GH¢10,000 were made up of 25 veronica buckets and accessories, 25...
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