Thursday, October 6, 2022
Last week I commenced a series entitled “without decisive action Ghana will be sleepwalking into a world that widens existing inequalities and uncertainties - which was addressing amongst other things the ten recommendations put forward by the ILO’s Global Commission on the Future of Work.  According to the report,...
The total confirmed coronavirus cases have now reached 2,169 along with 229 recoveries with 18 recorded deaths, as at Saturday, May 2, Ghana Health Service (GHS) has announced. The latest development still puts the Greater Accra Region with the highest number of confirmed cases, of 1,852, followed by Ashanti Region...
Since South Africa went into lockdown four weeks ago to slow the spread of the coronavirus, hairdresser Nasreen Pillay has had no income. Without a job contract, she cannot apply for government aid either. “If my mother and father-in-law did not help me, I would be going hungry,” Pillay, a...
The world’s economy is predicted to suffer a significant decline because of COVID-19. Some hard-hit economies will experience a negative growth rate. We are told Ghana’s growth in GDP, which was projected at 6.8 percent, could fall to 1.5 percent. One may ask if we should be concerned with...
The Ghana Employers’ Association (GEA) has called on government to expedite work on the complete Economic Response Strategy to help industry adjust their operations and stay in business amidst COVID-19 economic challenges. This was entailed in the Press Statement from the Association to to mark this year’s Worker’s Day celebration. The...
ECOM Ghana one of  Ghana’s leading licensed cocoa buying company has presented items to KMA as part of the company's efforts in helping the government to fight COVID-19. The donated items worth about GH¢30k include  Veronica Buckets,   hand sanitizers, liquid soap,  gloves, nose masks, among other personal preventive equipment. The Director...
Ghana has become the first African country to lift lockdown measures, a decision motivated by the country’s progress in combatting the coronavirus and concerns over the well-being of its poorer citizens. On April 20 President Nana Akufo-Addo announced the end of the three-week lockdown, which had been imposed on the...
April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month, and an ideal time to learn more about Parkinson’s disease. So what is Parkinson’s disease? It is a progressive disorder of the nervous system. Parkinson’s disease occurs when the brain stops producing dopamine, a neurotransmitter that regulates movement and emotions. The main signs are tremor,...
The Pharmacists Forum has called on Prof. Samuel Ato Duncan, the Chief Executive Officer of COA Herbal Centre, to work with the Food and Drugs Authority to fix the problem of products contamination rather than fighting the issue in the media. In a statement, the Pharmacists Forum said drug-recalls all...
The total number of confirmed coronavirus has now crossed 2,000 and currently stands at 2,074 with 212 recoveries and 17 deaths as of Thursday, April 30. According to the Ghana Health Service's disease surveillance, the latest development brings the case count per region to 1,795 recorded in the Greater Accra...
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