Friday, May 27, 2022
More than 1.5 billion people (approx. 25% of the world’s population) live with intestinal parasites such as worms.One of Africa’s most popular dewormer, WORMBAT-400 has been engaging in activities to raise awareness & have shown their commitment to make Ghana Worm-Free.The WORMBAT-400 team has been undertaking several community outreaches...
The National Health Insurance Authority has introduced new features on the NHIS membership cards aimed at improving service delivery and to ease members’ obligation of replacing cards after every five-year mandatory replacement period.Although the Authority has maintained the basic outlook of the membership card, the new features have an...
The Office of the Head of Local Government Service (OHLGS) has been given approval by government to start the recruitment process to employ about 1,174 Environmental Health Officers and Assistants into Local Government Services.This follows the granting of financial clearance by the government of Ghana (GoG) through the Ministry...
Gold Fields Ghana Limited is supporting government’s efforts to stop the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the areas where it operates.So far, the company has committed US$833,000 on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to support both the Health Directorate at Tarkwa Nsuaem and Prestea Huni-Valley Municipalities in the fight...
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...
Kenya will remove a range of tax exemptions including for oil and gas exploration as it seeks to make up for revenue lost to the impact of the coronavirus crisis, its finance minister said on Thursday.As well as a drop in tax collection caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the...
Data from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) suggests that Africa is home to 63 international transboundary river basins that cover approximately 64% of the continent’s land area and also hosts 93% of the region’s entire surface water resources yet a large percentage of the population do not have...
The Trust Hospital has introduced a new service that leverages technology to continue serving its clients whether they are at home or in the office.Dubbed ‘The Trust Hospital Telemedicine Service’, the introduction of the service, though in the works since 2019, was fastracked by the impact of COVID-19 on...
JMPL Mine Support Services has presented variety of essential items to the Minerals Commission to protect the staff and clients of the Commission against the COVID-19 pandemic.Operations Manager of JMPL Mine Support Services, Sam Akoto, presented the items which include face masks, hand sanitizers, Veronica buckets, hand gloves, hand...
Ghana Centre for Disease Control to be established 88 district, 6 new regional hospitals existing ones to see upgrades local pharma industry to be boostedThe country’s health sector is set to see major infrastructure developments including the establishment of 88 districts and six new regional hospitals, the creation...
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