Over the past week, the world marked the World Glaucoma week to create awareness and mobilize efforts towards the elimination of blindness, caused by the disease. Here in Ghana, the International Maritime Hospital in Tema, has partaken in the Glaucoma awareness efforts with an intensive sensitization campaign at its hospital,...
SEND Ghana has expressed worry over the shortage of childhood vaccines in the country, calling on government to take immediate steps to procure critical inoculations. It said the absence of vaccines essential to tuberculosis/polio in babies, as well as others including measles and whooping-cough, puts millions of children at risk...
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...
The Chartered Institute of Supply Chain Management, Ghana (CISCM), has conferred an honorary fellowship on the Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu, and four others, at its second induction and investiture ceremony. According to CISCM, its belief is that as a result of the confirmation, he will commit to collaboration...
… GRNMA intensify calls to scrap certificate nursing The Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) is strongly advocating for the scrapping of certificate courses from nursing and midwifery colleges and private institutions across the country as the number of undertrained nurses and midwives has become a cause to worry. The Association...
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...
In a bid to promote public health and awareness, Vodafone Ghana Foundation held a Healthfest in Budumburam, a town in the Gomoa East District of Ghana's Central Region. The event, which was part of the foundation's health-focused initiatives, coincided with World Hepatitis B Day and featured Hepatitis B screening,...
The Chief Executive Officer of The Trust Hospital Company Limited, Dr. Juliana Ameh, has reiterated his outfit’s commitment to providing quality client-focused healthcare services. She said the healthcare provider is constantly seeking innovative strategies to not only meet the ever-changing needs of patients but set a benchmark in the healthcare...
A Ghanaian medical practitioner has been selected as one of 13 finalists to participate in the Humans of Digital Health Campaign’s maiden edition. The campaign is being organised by the Young Experts: Tech 4 Health - a global platform of youth advocates in digital health who aim to shape and...
Human viruses attack human beings while software viruses attack electronic gadgets like computers, mobile phones, TVs and all devices that have software. Since the COVID-19 pandemic struck, one area that has proven to be of immense value to our survival is our communication systems. What if the Coronavirus was a...