Wednesday, May 18, 2022
GOIL Company Limited has donated one hundred hospital beds worth GH¢480,000 to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi.Group CEO & MD Mr. Kwame Osei Prempeh said the company has been making similar donations every year to the less privileged in society, and assisted institutions which provide critical...
Dr. Philip Bannor, Registrar of the Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA), has called for a concerted effort toward improving access to standardised health care delivery in Ghana.He said through strategic partnerships with international not-for-profit organisations such as PharmAccess Group, HeFRA is working hard to finish the 'decentralisation journey' - making...
A Ghanaian Pediatric Hematologist at Toronto, Canada, Prof. Isaac Odame has called on government to ensure that the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) covers the cost of Hydroxyurea, a drug used for the treatment of sickle cell in the country.He said the incorporation would make the drug available to...
The level of transparency brought about by technological solutions in the fight against counterfeit pharmaceutical products could bring in excess of US$21billion annually to Africa, Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of pharmtech outfit Medsaf, Vivian Nwakah, has said.This number, she adds, is an especially conservative estimate; as data...
Company committed to expanding and accelerating vaccine supply the region through 2022 and beyondOne year ago, the first doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine began to arrive in countries across the world through the COVAX initiative, as part of the largest global vaccination drive in history.On 24...
Government is considering implementing a report which proposes that industries whose activities have been identified to contribute to the spread of the HIV and AIDS diseases be made to contribute to the National HIV and AIDS Fund, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has said.This comes on the back of...
2020 Honda CR-V. Black Edition. Full Option. Tear-rubber, as they call it. I wasn’t even driving that fast on the motorway. Well, it is the motorway after all but I was driving at about 50mph. Not sure how or why it happened; all I heard was a big bang...
Infectious diseases affect millions of people across sub-Saharan Africa and are major causes of morbidity and mortality. In Ghana, aside their devastating impact on individuals, families and communities, infectious diseases have socio-economic impact in terms of healthcare costs and lost productivity.Regrettably, the COVID-19 pandemic further strained our health systems,...
Minister for Health, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, has confirmed that the World Bank has given the country up to US$430million in the fight against COVID-19.Addressing the media during a visit by Vice President for the Western and Central Africa Region, Ousmane Diagana, to the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra to...
The sustainability of the Private Health Insurance industry in Ghana is a conversation that needs to be had.As the industry grows, it will need all stakeholders to come around the table to help shape it. Key amongst these should be government. Government is doing so much with with the...
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