Saturday, January 29, 2022
The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has assured that the government is working to enhance the capabilities of testing all travelers who arrive in the country on the reopening of the borders. However, he noted that the country is in no hurry to reopen the closed borders while hinting a...
Entrepreneurial Not-for-Profit Organisation, PharmAccess Foundation Ghana has collaborated with the Christian Health Association of Ghana (CHAG) to set up a GH¢2 million interest-free revolving fund to support the rapid payment of medicine supplied to about 60 hospitals nationwide. All hospitals under CHAG have been allocated GH¢200,000 quarterly, to pay for medicine...
Will COVID-19 finally trigger a long-overdue technological disruption of higher education? Throughout the world, sudden mid-semester lockdowns aimed at combating the pandemic forced universities to switch to distance learning almost overnight. But while this rapid transition has been tough for faculty and students alike, some good might yet come...
In the fight against novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has initiated a process to raise about GH¢60million to purchase personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline agriculture workers. The rationale is to support frontline agriculture workers, encompassing smallholder farmers, agriculture extension...
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has said its Environmental Health Department has doubled its effort to clampdown on the sale of any unwholesome food product on the market following the discovery of 15 cartons of rotten chicken meant for sale to the public. The Public Relations Officer of KMA, Henrietta...
In what can be described as a step in stimulating responsible waste management practices, the Plastic Waste Management Programme has created a fund to cater for the increasing problem of plastic waste management. When fully disbursed, the fund will be able to cater for debts and logistics to make plastic...
Gold Fields Ghana Limited has presented items to the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Committee on coronavirus disease (COVID 19) towards the fight against the spread of the pandemic. The items, which are for onward distribution to the Municipal Health Directorate was in response to an appeal made by the Committee on COVID...
Chemico Limited has supported the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) with GH₵50,000 toward its research activities in the fight against COVID-19. The company had earlier presented a cheque for GH₵100,000 to the COVID-19 National Trust Fund to support the government’s effort in curbing the spread of coronavirus. The donation,...
Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority Dr. Lydia Dsane-Selby has commended PharmAccess, for its role in ensuring a successful integration of National Insurance Authority (NIA) and National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) data to make health insurance accessible to many. According to the NHIA boss, PharmAccess Group, a...
The board of the Ghana EXIM Bank has approved a GH¢300million financial seed fund to support various industries in the country. CEO of the Bank, Lawrence Agyinsam, said the beneficiary industries include oil palm, pineapple, poultry, creative arts, pharmaceutical manufacturing, as well as garment and apparel manufacturing. In collaboration with the...
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