The Ghana Health Service (GHS) in partnership with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is extending health promotion, public outreach and awareness on coronavirus to vulnerable populations, including persons with disability and people living with HIV in hard-to reach communities. The goal is to ensure that 500,000 vulnerable women and 250,000...
Ghacem Ltd. as part of its corporate social responsibility the ‘Ghacem Cement Foundation (GCF)’ has handed over 3,000 bags estimated at Gh¢ 250,000 through the Lifeline for Childhood Cancer Ghana to the Oncology Unit of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital to support in the construction of a new ward...
The medical industry post COVID-19 will not be the same. Herbal and alternative remedies have gained huge popularity amid this pandemic. The global complementary and alternative medicine market size is projected to reach US$296.3 billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 19.9%, according to a new report by Grand View Research,...
While the country has demonstrated great appreciation for the work that frontline health workers are doing and have done during the outbreak of COVID-19, a recent revelation that some frontline health workers in the Ashanti Region have been infected by COVID-19 is rather unsettling. We learn that investigations have already...
Surbana Jurong Group (SMEC) Ghana, an engineering, management and development consultancy, has donated an ultrasound machine worth GHȼ103,600 to the Ga Central Municipal Clinic. The gesture forms part of the company's Corporate Social Responsibility project, where among other things, it seeks to contribute to social development. At the presentation, the West...
The Ghana Cooperative Credit Unions Association (CUA) has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other items to Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates of two Junior High Schools (JHS) in Adabraka, to enable the pupils and staff stay safe ahead of final examination. The Association donated the items, which include...
Vodafone Ghana has distributed Vodafone branded nose mask to its trade partners across the country in line with its commitment to support COVID-19 fight and efforts to cushion stakeholders. The initiative which is an industry first activity by Vodafone Ghana was led by the Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Ghana...
For the past five years, Grace Osei Tutu, a ten-year-old victim of multiple rapes, has never been able to experience her monthly menstruation leading to frequent collapses and other health conditions; but thanks to the Vodafone Healthline Support Initiative, she can look forward to a healthier life. Narrating her story...
The World Bank Group is offering US$27.7million to the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) to increase the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) annual active membership, and facilitate claims processing and payments for primary healthcare providers comprising CHPS, health centres and maternity homes under the Primary Health Care Improvement Program...
The second phase of the Live Strong with Iron campaign that is educating Ghanaians on the risks, symptoms and solutions of iron deficiency starts today with a renewed focus on reaching those at the highest risk. According to the WHO, Iron Deficiency is the most common and widespread nutritional disorder...