Sunday, June 26, 2022
Ghana has as at 1 pm Saturday, April 18, recorded 834 positive cases of Coronavirus, the Ghana Health Service has published. The number is an increase from 641 on April 16. The number of deaths has also increased to 9 from the earlier reported 8, with the number of recoveries...
Little did anyone know the first quarter of 2020 would have witnessed a global pandemic to bring the world onto its knees with several medical systems around the world overstretched and overwhelmed, leaving medical researchers in the chase for a vaccine. There is little doubt that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic...
GLICO Life Insurance Company Limited (GLICO LIFE) has offered free Hospitalisation Benefit to all its existing and prospective policyholders with effect from 10th April to 31st July 2020. GLICO Life appreciates the hardship that the COVID-19 pandemic could have on its policyholders and has therefore offered the free Hospitalization Benefit...
The huge health and economic shock that the new coronavirus is delivering to rich countries is also starting to reach deeply into the developing world. But we should not presume that the rich world’s policy responses to the pandemic are best for developing countries, or even feasible. On the...
mPharma, a Ghanaian based Pharmaceutical services company, has presented a mobile COVID-19 testing equipment (Molecular workstation) to the University of Ghana’s Noguchi Institute for Medical Research. The molecular workstation which costs over US$30,000 is to help Noguchi rapidly test samples of COVID-19 suspected cases remotely in the communities or outside...
Institute of Global Health Inc, a USA based non-governmental organisation has held a sensitisation exercise at five farming communities to educate and promote hand washing among households aimed at containing the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.   The five communities visited were Tianoba, Bugya kura, Bugya pala, Zangum and...
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented human and health crisis. The measures necessary to contain the virus have triggered an economic downturn. At this point, there is great uncertainty about its severity and length. The latest Global Financial Stability Report shows that the financial system has already felt...
The Covid-19 pandemic has really exposed loopholes that exists in various sectors of life and the insurance industry together with their stakeholders, have not been left out of the show. I have heard and read about failed attempts by various companies and businesses who have taken strides in making...
Betonsa Ghana Limited, a premix concrete manufacturing company has presented a cheque for GH¢100, 000 to the National COVID -19 Trust Fund to support the fight against the pandemic in the country. The donation is in line with the national call for private sector support to mobilise resources to fight...
As I sit quietly pondering ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic, I can also see lots of opportunities that are equally begging to be utilised by Africa. I see this pandemic as both an opportunity and a wake-up call for Africa to reposition itself as an economic force to reckon...
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