…a call to awareness and action On October 10, 2023, we celebrated World Mental Health Day, a Day dedicated to raising awareness about mental health issues and promoting the well-being of individuals worldwide. It's a Day for reflection, education and, most importantly, action. As we commemorate this Day, it's crucial...
By Buertey Francis BORYOR Investing in digital infrastructure will be a key requirement for individuals starting a pharmacy business in Ghana to qualify for a licence to operate in 2025. Additionally, it will be mandatory for all facilities providing pharmacy services in the country to operate on the National Electronic Pharmacy...
Izwe Savings & Loans has renovated the Moglaa Health Centre located in Tamale, the capital of the Northern Region. The renovation comprised tiling of the examination and delivery rooms and painting of the entire health facility. The Moglaa Health Centre serves more than 14,000 people in 12 communities in the...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has extended for three months more, incentive packages for health workers amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The packages the President noted, are meant to commend health workers for their handwork during the pandemic, and to also encourage them to do more in that regard. He attributed the...
In a collaborative effort to address the pressing healthcare needs of the nation, the Ministry of Finance (MOF), Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), and Ministry of Health (MOH) have joined forces to expedite the clearance of crucial pharmaceuticals supplied through the Global Fund, from the Tema port. Amidst concerns over the delay...
A physician specialist and philanthropist, Dr. George Tettehgah, moved by an incident that took place in the Afram Plains South District on December 30th 2023 in which a nurse delivered a pregnant woman in a tricycle owing to the fact that there was delivery bed at the CHPS compound,...
AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) Obuasi Mine, in partnership with Otumfour Foundation, GIZ, and the Adansi North Health Directorate, has held a mini clinic durbar for residents in Akrokerri in the Adansi North District Assembly of the Ashanti Region. The mini clinic was to create awareness on the dangers of breast cancer...
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...
Chirano Gold Mines Limited (CGML) has constructed and handed over a fully-equipped maternity clinic to the community of Chirano in the Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai Municipality of the Western Region. The project, according to the company, “is a result of cross-sector collaboration and part of a long-term community development plan between...
Ghana lost approximately 1.2 to 6.4 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) to malnutrition and its related side effects between 2017 and 2019, a report by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Ghana has revealed. According to the report, the primary nutritional deficiencies contributing to this economic burden are stunting,...