Saturday, January 29, 2022
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...
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has expressed worry over the increasing use of bleaching pills in the country, saying it has not approved any pill, tablet or cosmetic for skin-lightening purposes - and that it is an offence for anyone to use them. “The use of these drugs has...
The Member of Parliament for North Dayi constituency, Joycelyn Tetteh, has gone beyond her main function as a law maker to exercising a philanthropic arm to one of her constituent’s, Rosemary Damankah, who has been battling with an infection of the bone for the past 20 years. According to...
The board of the Ghana EXIM Bank has approved a GH¢300million financial seed fund to support various industries in the country. CEO of the Bank, Lawrence Agyinsam, said the beneficiary industries include oil palm, pineapple, poultry, creative arts, pharmaceutical manufacturing, as well as garment and apparel manufacturing. In collaboration with the...
Over the years, companies have found various ways to incentivise their existing staff and attract excellent employees on the job market away from their competitors. They typically achieve these through attractive benefit packages which are given to employees as part of their terms of contract. These include sign-on bonus,...
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