Sunday, June 26, 2022
As the world marks Valentine’s Day, MTN, Ghana’s largest telecom giants graced the occasion with its annual blood donation campaign at the forecourt of the MTN House in Accra. The 7th edition of the exercise held on February 14, 2018 was christened “Save a Life Donation”, and forms part of...
President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced government’s intention to allocate some GH₵ 200million to sanitation management. The move is aimed at addressing the numerous sanitation challenges that confront the country. Delivering the 2018 State of the Nation Address on the Floor of Parliament, Thursday, the President said: “We are putting GH₵ 200m...
The First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has officially commissioned and handed over the newly constructed Mother and Baby Unit at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), in Kumasi, to the management of the hospital. The construction of the new Mother and Baby Unit, facilitated by the Rebecca Foundation, is expected...
The Brazilian state of Sao Paulo, the country's most populous, is at risk of yellow fever, the World Health Organization (WHO) is warning. The WHO is recommending that travellers to the state and its capital, Sao Paulo, get a yellow fever vaccine before visiting. The warning comes after a significant rise...
The Ghana AIDS Commission, as part of its activities for this year, will target 2.6million people for HIV testing services, the Finance Committee report on the 2018 Programme Bases Budget Estimates of the Office of Government Machinery, has revealed. The report further states that the Commission will continue to co-ordinate...
The headline sounds very obnoxious right? Working in the UK during my specialization was an insight into what the life of a doctor should ideally be. When I clock into work, I know I am on call. You are handed the beep and it runs your life. Immediately it...
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 Lavender Fecal Treatment Project that treats close to 18,000 liquid and 26,000 solid waste in Accra requires GH₵3m every month to manage the facility, Managing Director of the Sewerage Systems Ghana Limited, operators of the facility, Haidar Said has disclosed. According to him, the company has been operating without...
Poultry farmers in the country are struggling to increase their returns on investment following low consumption of eggs by Ghanaians as a result of fears about egg-cholesterol, a source close to the National Egg Campaign has disclosed. The situation has led to slow growth of the poultry and other related...
Have a headache, stomach ache or a fever? You do not need to walk for more than a kilometre to access a licensed pharmacy that will provide you with all the pills and tablets you need to feel better. For those of us in Accra, Kumasi, Tamale, Takoradi and others...
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