Sunday, June 26, 2022
The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) in the Ashanti Region has embarked on a public sensitisation programme about the need for subscribers to link their National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) cards to their Ghanacards. The NHIA noted that as part of the digitisation agenda, subscribers will need to link their...
Infectious diseases affect millions of people across sub-Saharan Africa and are major causes of morbidity and mortality. In Ghana, aside their devastating impact on individuals, families and communities, infectious diseases have socio-economic impact in terms of healthcare costs and lost productivity. Regrettably, the COVID-19 pandemic further strained our health systems,...
Clubhouse Ghana, a subsidiary of Clubhouse International, in collaboration with Rotary Clubs of Accra Industrial Area, Accra-Cantonments and Sekondi-Takoradi, has embarked on a family day outreach and fundraising visit to Accra Psychiatric Hospital. The outreach was to enable them forge a sustainable relationship with the patients to ensure and support their...
When US President Joe Biden asked the United States Intelligence Community to determine the origin of COVID-19, its conclusion was remarkably understated but nonetheless shocking. In a one-page summary, the IC made clear that it could not rule out the possibility that SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) emerged...
By Ebenezer Chike Adjei NJOKU Mohammed Z. Imoro, a Development Practitioner and Senior Project Officer at the Participatory Development Associates (PDA), has called on stakeholders, particularly the government, to draw relevant lessons from historical incidents of pandemics in the formulation and implementation of Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions (NPIs) in the fight against...
Local pharmaceutical manufacturers want the imposition of restrictions on the importation of basic drugs that are being produced in the country, so as to promote the local industry and make the vision of ‘Ghana beyond Aid’ a reality. Indeed, the impact of COVID-19 on the economy and the realization that...
The National Occupational Safety and Health bill, a comprehensive bill that seeks to promote a safe work environment for all stakeholders, is still languishing at Cabinet-level after more than 30 years. First introduced to Cabinet in 1989, the bill - according to Fred Ohene Mensah, Chief Inspector in Charge of...
Eastern Region became the eighth region to benefit from the on-going integrated recycling and compost plants being constructed across the country by Zoomlion Ghana Limited (ZGL) and its partners, Komptech, in partnership with government. With the exception of Greater Accra and Ashanti Regions whose plants have been inaugurated, work was...
The National Health Insurance Authority has introduced new features on the NHIS membership cards aimed at improving service delivery and to ease members’ obligation of replacing cards after every five-year mandatory replacement period. Although the Authority has maintained the basic outlook of the membership card, the new features have an...
But unresolved concerns could hinder progress All is set for full time academic work to resume across the country in both pre-tertiary and tertiary educational institutions after the Ghana Education Service (GES) and the Ministry of Education said they have put in place all necessary arrangements to ensure safety...
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