opens first of three new centres at Cape Coast Teaching Hospital launching cold chain infrastructure Roche has announced a new partnership with the government of Ghana to expand access to oncology services for the Ghanaian people, beginning with the opening of a new cancer treatment centre at the Cape...
Currently, there are no effective treatments against COVID-19. Medications commonly used against malaria or Ebola, as well as antiviral drugs, are being considered for repurposing. Herbal treatments used in Traditional Chinese Medicine were explored to treat coronavirus infections during the SARS-CoV and MERS-CoV outbreaks. Initial studies in China showed...
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has commended Zipline for its impact on healthcare delivery across the country through its timely and innovative instant delivery services via drones to about 2,421 health facilities. Since its introduction in 2019, Zipline’s innovative instant delivery services have made over 12 million deliveries comprising medical...
The establishment of a regional digital surveillance system that harnesses the power of data to predict and prevent disease outbreaks is possible, Director General-West African Health Organisation, Dr. Melchior Aissi, has said. By building a responsive and resilient network of information, Dr. Aissi believes that it will be possible to...
Zipline, an aerial delivery service provider, has expanded its operations with the introduction of animal health in partnership with Piper Pretty - a piggery located in Atwima Nwabiagya North of the Ashanti Region. The partnership will see Zipline deliver swine semen from their outlets to farmers across the country to...
The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has cut sod for the construction of the first ever 100-bed Isolation and Treatment Facility in the country funded by the COVID-19 Private Sector Fund. The project, which is located at the Ga East Municipal Hospital and Ghana’s National Coronavirus Treatment Centre, is going...
Nyaho Medical Centre, Ghana’s premier group medical practice, has been adjudged the best in HR Management in Healthcare at the 2021 HR Focus Awards held in Accra. The Centre won this prestigious industry award for outstanding service, professionalism, technical expertise and exceptional performance in HR management in healthcare. This year's edition...
Two hundred and eighty people from Tema New Town and Teshie in the Greater Accra Region have benefitted from the annual free health screening of ASA Savings and Loans Limited. They were screened and tested in, Malaria, Sugar, Blood Pressure, Hepatitis B and had their vitals checked. Some were given medication...
The First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has officially commissioned and handed over the newly constructed Mother and Baby Unit at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), in Kumasi, to the management of the hospital. The construction of the new Mother and Baby Unit, facilitated by the Rebecca Foundation, is expected...
ASA Savings and Loans Limited, has organised free medical screening for its clients in the Lebanon Business Centre. The Area Manager for the area, Mr. Eugene Owusu Biney said the company is serving women in many communities to alleviate poverty by providing them with good health status and also soft...