Friday, July 1, 2022
… throws a spotlight on adolescents surviving COVID-19 period To highlight the challenges adolescents face in their transition from childhood to adulthood and recognise the critical issues of development, publishers of the Discovery Teens Magazine (DTM), has launched the second edition to assists both teens, parents, and teachers, especially in...
Central University (CU) with its main campus at Miotso in the Ningo Prampram District of the Greater Accra Region on Thursday, (January 7, 2021) benefitted from the ongoing Ministry of Education (MoE) and Zoomlion Ghana Limited (ZGL) disinfection programme. The exercise, which was against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), was also...
A Senior Research Fellow at the Immunology Department of Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), Dr. Kwadwo Asamoah, has made a passionate appeal to waste management and disinfection experts Zoomlion Ghana Limited (ZGL) for a monthly disinfection of the facility. Such a move, he stressed, will help safeguard the...
…with massive clean-up in 4 constituencies The ‘Let’s Make Accra Work’ campaign launched recently by the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Mr. Henry Quartey, has been kick-started with a massive clean-up exercise. The clean-up operations were undertaken simultaneously in four constituencies - Ayawaso Central, North, East and West-Wuogon - came off Thursday,...
The Ministry of Health (MoH) in partnership with Novo Nordisk has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to implement an initiative targetted at defeating diabetes in the country, especially among children and the aged. According to Novo Nordisk, the Danish organiaation that have been driving change to defeat diabetes for...
Global pharmaceutical firms should license production of COVID-19 vaccines in Africa rather than just do piecemeal contract deals, an African Union special envoy said on Thursday. AU coronavirus envoy Strive Masiyiwa was speaking a day after Pfizer and BioNTech announced a "fill and finish" deal with South Africa's Biovac Institute...
PZ Cussons Ghana Limited has launched the second edition of its ‘Because We Care’ campaign to create awareness on childhood cancers in Ghana while providing financial support to affected but needy children. In partnership with the Lions Club International District 418-Ghana, Ghana Medical Association, Media General and Joy FM, the...
U.S. Ambassador Stephanie Sullivan has handed over one million Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses to Ghana. Since September, the United States has donated 5.3 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to the Ghanaian people.  Ambassador Sullivan joined representatives of UNICEF, the Government of Denmark, and the Ministry of Health at the...
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...
AirtelTigo in collaboration with the International Sickle Cell Centre (ISCC), Ghana, undertook a sickle-cell disease sensitization and screening exercise at the Ajumako- Mando Traditional Area in Ajumako at the weekend. This is in support of measures being taken to raise awareness on sickle-cell disease (SCD) in Ghana and to improve...
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