Saturday, January 22, 2022
Volta Regional Minister, Dr Archibald Letsa has underscored the need for government agencies to take advantage of the resource provided by the District League Table (DLT) to help develop their districts and give their citizens a better life. Rather than seeing the DLT study as a tool to name and...
Government has cleared the greater part of GH¢1.2billion owed the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) - leaving an outstanding GH¢181million that will be cleared before end of the year, Deputy-Health Minister Kingsley Aboakye Gyedu has disclosed. The debt inherited by the NPP government affected drugs supply and other logistics needed...
The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) expects to receive a total amount of GH₵2.3bn in 2018 from the National Health Insurance Levy/SSNIT and other sources to be able to execute its mandate for the year, a Parliamentary report on the Proposed Formula for the Disbursement of the NHIF for...
Yale University is collaborating with the Ghana Health Service, the University of Ghana School of Medicine and Dentistry and the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research to create a stronger research base in tropical diseases, build capacity and break barriers in medicine. The concept, captured in a three-part Memorandum of...
Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has tasked all players in the pharmaceutical industry to work toward making Ghana the go-to destination in all things pharmaceutical in the sub-region. “I urge all the players in the pharmaceutical sector, including the private sector, to pull resources together to turn Ghana into a vibrant...
Auburn University (AU) - in collaboration with the University of Cape Coast (UCC) with support from the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) and Member of Parliament for Sekondi, Lawyer Andrew Aygapa Mercer - has organised a free medical screening for the people of Sekondi. The two-day general health screening was attended...
Vodafone Ghana Foundation’s homecoming initiative, a corporate social responsibility activity of the telecommunication firm, has cleared medical bills for 300 patients who were unable to pay for their services at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH). The gesture, which forms part of Vodafone’s activities to mark Ghana’s 61st Independence Day anniversary,...
In late October, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) confirmed what many had long suspected: millions of dollars donated to fight the Ebola outbreaks in Guinea and Sierra Leone had been mismanaged and stolen. The world’s oldest humanitarian organization was “outraged” by the findings,...
When it comes to social insurance provision in Ghana, the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is the jewel in the crown. The scheme, which guarantees health care that is free for most conditions at the point of delivery, benefits roughly 40 percent of the population. In contrast, the SSNIT...
HCE Medical Group has launched its new medical healthcare sales operation centre in Ghana, at an official opening ceremony in Accra. Established to market and distribute medical devices and consumables, HCE Ghana Limited also seeks offer after sales services to customers who patronise its products. Speaking at the launch, Daniel Kingsford...
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