Wednesday, May 18, 2022
The nation’s plan toward achieving herd immunity by immunising at least 20 million people against COVID-19 by the end of this year is doable despite existing hiccups that have seen only 1 million doses of vaccine dispensed since the first week of March 2021, Head of the National Immunisation...
The Covid-19 test result for the Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo-Marfo has returned positive, Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has disclosed.He made this known during the media briefing on the country’s Covid-19 situation and matters arising.“In a separate development that has come to us this morning, Senior Minister Osafo-Marfo has...
Mercy Ships has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Ghana Health Service to contribute to the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic.The donation is made up of 9000 items consisting of: 1,500 nursing caps, 1,500 medical protective glasses, 1,500 masks FFP2, 1,500 pairs of gloves, 1,500 surgical gowns, 1,500...
The e-waste management project (E-MAGIN) funded by the European Union organised a Training of Trainers and Capacity building workshops for selected Micro Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs) from the e-waste sector in Ghana.The purpose of the training programme was to equip Trainers and MSMEs in the e-waste sector with...
For the past two years, Denzel Asante, a first-year student of Mpraeso Secondary School, who resides in Darkuman-Accra, has been battling a head tumor but thanks to the Vodafone’s Healthline support initiative, he can look forward to a brighter life.Narrating his story, Denzel indicated that the incident happened during...
The low-wage workers who make up nearly half of the US workforce have long been neglected, steadily falling behind highly educated workers in expanding industries such as technology, finance, and entertainment. Since the 1970s, real (inflation-adjusted) wages have stagnated for prime-age men with less than a college education, and...
Emirates in coordination with Dubai Health Authority (DHA) will be introducing additional precautions. Passengers on last week flight to Tunisia were all tested for COVID-19 before departing from Dubai.Emirates is the first airline to conduct on-site rapid COVID-19 tests for passengers.The quick blood test was conducted by the Dubai...
Throughout the world, there's something of a stigma surrounding dementia. That certainly isn't helpful, since the syndrome is extremely common. An estimated 47 million people worldwide are living with some type of dementia, per the World Health Organization, and that number will likely increase to 75 million by 2030. The...
The Western and Western North Regions Association of Rural and Community Banks have presented items, worth GH¢10, 000 to the Effia- Nkwanta Regional Hospital at Sekondi. The items include 40 packets of disposable gloves,40 gallons of chlorine solution, 40 gallon of liquid soap as well as 480 rolls of...
Scripps National Spelling Bee, USA has had to cancel the 93rd edition of the programme due to the ongoing concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus and uncertainty around when public gatherings will be possible or advisable.On March 20 this year, the 2020 edition of the programme, which...
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