Monday, May 23, 2022
… Protocol disregard heightens as Christmas and elections approach The Regional Director for health services in the Greater Accra Region, Dr. Charity Sarpong is worried at the levels at which people across the country are disregarding the COVID-19 protocol.According to her, the development is a serious threat to the gains...
In the spirit of Christmas, the Asante Bediatuo family has supported the Maternity Unit of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) with a cash donation and hamper distribution to mothers on admission as part of efforts to support the health sector during the festive season.Speaking on the rationale for the donation,...
Ghana has recorded eight new COVID 19 deaths pushing the country’s fatality rate of the disease to 424 as of February 2, 2021.The country also recorded 772 new COVID-19 cases. The active case count has now reached 5,515. The figures were released by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) today...
Twenty-eight new-born mothers at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital have had their bills paid for by Consolidated Shipping Agencies Limited (Conship), paving way for them to be discharged by the nation’s premier hospital.The move was part of the companies planned activities to celebrate its 25 years of operation in the...
Let's talk health!Try to not think "I don't have the time to read this". You may be right, but l think you should. These few minutes (maybe a little more than a few minutes) may be a lifesaver.For the typical busy working adult, the routine is often predictable: jump...
The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has embarked on an exercise aimed at ensuring the proper calibration of medical devices and instruments used in hospitals, clinics and health centres.During the exercise, which was targetted at private laboratories and some hospitals in the Northern, North-East and Savannah Regions, it was observed...
SIC Life Insurance Company, the nation’s second-largest premium income earner has led seven other insurance company to donate blood to stock blood banks as the spate of road accidents are becoming very alarming.Other insurers that took part in the exercise last week are; Enterprise Insurance Company, Enterprise Life, Glico...
The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) will start taking action against service providers and individuals who take payment for services that are covered under the National Health Insurance Scheme.Following the increasing concerns raised by citizens about ‘out of pocket payment’ over healthcare services under the scheme which are expected...
The sustainability of the Private Health Insurance industry in Ghana is a conversation that needs to be had.As the industry grows, it will need all stakeholders to come around the table to help shape it. Key amongst these should be government. Government is doing so much with with the...
The Bank Hospital, a private health institution located in Cantonment-Accra, has officially opened an Imaging and Renal Unit to provide dialysis treatment for patients suffering from kidney failure or kidney-related complications.The new ultramodern edifice has 24 dialysis machines installed with both children and adult units. The ground floor of...
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