The Northern Regional Coordinating Director, Alhaji Alhassan Issahaku, has appealed to Ghanaians to refrain from stigmatizing  COVID-19 patients. He said stigmatising  COVID-19 patients, has the tendency of drawing back efforts towards the fight against the virus. According to him, stigmatisation has been identified by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and the...
Dettol Ghana manufactured by Reckitt, has been endorsed by the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) as the hygiene product of choice to promote good hygiene for expectant, nursing mothers and Ghanaians at large. The two organisations signed a memorandum of understanding to formalize the partnership. The GRNMA is a...
… largest contributor to multidimensional poverty The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has revealed that about 14 million of the Ghanaian population do not have health insurance coverage. According to the Service’s 2022 Annual Household Income and Expenditure Survey, deprivation in health insurance coverage is the largest contributor to multidimensional poverty in...
The Centre for Scientific Research into Plant Medicine (CSRPM) at Mampong-Akuapem in the Eastern Region has recommended to government the Centre of Awareness Food Supplement (COA FS) for use as immune support and supportive treatment for the relief of some symptoms of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). This was contained...
Bliss GVS Pharma Ghana has donated medicine worth over GHC 270,000 to the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital and Winneba Trauma Hospital, in the Central region, to commemorate approaching World Malaria Day 2024. The initiative, which is being for the fourth consecutive year, forms part of the company’s corporate social responsibility...
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...
Receives medical supplies from US gov’t The Kumasi South Regional Hospital has said it is stepping up its alertness to face any possibility of COVID-19 cases, in the Ashanti Region, as the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) opens up for business. The Hospital, according to the Clinical Care Coordinator, Dr. Angela...
Flokefama, a leading medical equipment solutions company in Ghana, has undertaken a remarkable initiative to refurbish the Korle Bu Blood Bank as part of its corporate social responsibility, at a cost of GH¢200,000. This crucial endeavour aims to significantly improve the quality of blood testing and storage, ensuring safe...
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has cautioned the consumers of salted fish, popularly called ‘Kako’, to suspend its consumption for a while as it may be contaminated. Abu Sumaila, Head of the FDA in the Western Region, explained to the B&FT in an interview that it is alleged an...
Last week I commenced a series entitled “without decisive action Ghana will be sleepwalking into a world that widens existing inequalities and uncertainties - which was addressing amongst other things the ten recommendations put forward by the ILO’s Global Commission on the Future of Work.  According to the report,...