Sunday, December 4, 2022
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...
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly as part of the National Sanitation Campaign will be organizing a clean up exercise on Saturday, December 2, 2017. In pursuance of this, officials of AMA have disclosed that they will be an enforcement of AMA(Environmental Sanitation Day), Bye laws 1995. Officials have therefore entreated shops, markets...
The Abeka Sanitation and Motor Court has prosecuted eight persons for improper disposal of refuse at unauthorized places contrary to section 56 (a) and (b) of Act 851, of the Public Health Act 2012. The eight who are residents of Okaishie and its environs in the Ashiedu Keteke Sub-metro are Eneka Dokyi,...
Harmonization of medical products is taking place in the regional economic bloc, to ensure that processes, quality of work is standardized across the ECOWAS sub region including Ghana, in a bid to check fake drugs or medical products cutting across the borders. Addressing the press during the opening of...
West African countries have launched the Medicines Regulatory Harmonisation Project (MRHP) that ensure smooth and standard registration of medicines produced in the sub-region. Speaking at the launch of the project in Accra on Monday, the Deputy Health Minister for Health, Kingsley Aboagye Gyedu, stated that, “The intent of all these...
Dr. De-Gaulle Moses Dogbatsey, the Chief Executive Officer of Medi-Moses Prostate Centre, has appealed to the government to declare the month of September, every year, as ‘Prostate Cancer Awareness Month’ to enlighten the public on the disease. He said this would help in creating awareness and educate people on prostate...
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