Wednesday, May 18, 2022
The Ghana Employers’ Association (GEA) association has said that employers cannot be blamed for the recent surge in COVID-19 cases at the workplace; because employees, who are expected to take up more responsibility, be mindful of the disease and follow the COVID-19 safety protocols strictly, are reneging on their...
Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO chief executive, is to reconvene the agency’s emergency committee this week to assess the pandemic.He admitted that the world has made a huge effort, but conceded that there is “a long hard road ahead of us”.The WHO first declared the spread of the...
The Databank Group, through the Databank Foundation, has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth over GHS 150,000 to frontline medical staff as part of its commitment to support the fight against COVID-19.The PPE, which included masks, temperature guns, gloves and disposable gowns, were distributed to different health facilities in...
The government has set a revenue target of US$1 billion from export of vegetables over the next six to seven years.The projection is banked on recent investments in green house villages at Bawjiase, Akomadan and Dawhenya and the construction of irrigation dams across the country, which the government expects...
… seek gov’t support to accelerate processThe Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association of Ghana (PMAG) has begun moves to pursue the acquisition of COVID-19 vaccines for onward distribution across the country.The association says there is need to make an early move as players in the sector are ready to collaborate on manufacturing...
As part of the measures aimed at safe reopening of schools in the country, Zoomlion Ghana Limited (ZGL) has begun disinfecting basic and senior high schools (SHSs) in the Oti Region.The exercise—which kicked-off Saturday, January 9, 2021—had already witnessed schools including Kedjebi Asato Senior High School and Poase Cement...
The Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association of Ghana (PMAG) has tabled a proposal before government, seeking support to equip some local companies to go into manufacturing COVID-19 vaccines as well as other vaccines as a means to ensure some level of security.The Association is of the belief that even though in...
The nation’s pharmaceutical manufacturing sector has begun to sensitize the public about the difference between generic medicines and substandard or fake products. According to them, some pharmacies have over the years complained about the posturing of the public concerning generic products making it difficult for them to stock them,...
Frontiers Healthcare Services (FHS) has paid a total of US$1,157,300 to the Government of Ghana, through the Ghana Airports Company (GAC), in royalties from COVID-19 testing procedures at the Kotoka International Airport.Following a summon to the Minister of Transport by the Houses of Parliament, the Minister, Kweku Ofori Asiamah...
...FDA to the rescue with blood donation exerciseThe core activity of the National Blood Bank (NBB) has been severely affected over the course of the 24 months, owing particularly to the outbreak of COVID-19. This has worsened the plight of the bank, which had struggled with apathy to...
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