Sunday, July 25, 2021
Although the Coronavirus pandemic has increased government expenditure and negatively affected revenue generation, it offers an opportunity to improve on existing health infrastructure, Minister for Health, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, has said. He said despite the pandemic posing a serious challenge to government quest to meet its budgetary demands, giant strides have...
Economies, firms, and societies across the world have been grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic and its implications. The pandemic has brought to the fore the interconnectedness of economics, technology and health and its impact on the world we live in. There were supply chain disruptions owing to factory shutdowns,...
...but hopes rest on massive rollout Businesses could return to normalcy by the middle of the year but only if a large number of the population could be vaccinated against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), has said. AGI’s Chief Executive Officer, Seth Twum Akwaboah said general business...
“Vaccines are safe, effective and lifesaving”- Alex Azar. Vaccines work by training and preparing the body’s natural defenses (immune system) to recognize and fight off viruses and bacteria they target (World Health Organization, WHO). However, depending on the type of vaccine, immunity may be built immediately or it can take...
…the untold stories of three Ghanaian businesses Emerging news, now and then, on the development of new vaccines to fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been one of the exciting new things to look forward to daily. But despite the development of new vaccines, many are still wondering what a...
As the rest of the world prepares for a vaccine-driven return to normal over the next few months, at her community health center in a poor, working class neighborhood of Cape Town, Andrea Mendelsohn is dreading the arrival of April and May—that’s when the weather will get cooler in...
The recent announcement of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the new Director General of the World Trade Organisation will forever be remembered in the annals of history – the first woman and African to be chosen as Director General. Achieving this feat did not come easy, as it was fraught...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated his government’s commitment to bringing the economy back to life by ensuring citizens get the best of health care - saying his administration is on course to deliver the largest-ever investment in the health sector with what he calls Agenda 111 and...
The Ministry of Health has in collaboration with Zoompak Ghana Limited, a subsidiary of Jospong Group of Companies (JGC), taken steps to properly dispose of medical waste from the ongoing Coronavirus vaccination Programme in the Ashanti Region. Speaking to journalists at the Suntreso Government Hospital in Kumasi in the Ashanti...
Head of Medical Waste Department at Zoompak Ghana Limited, a subsidiary company of Jospong Group of Companies (JGC), Engineer Senam Tengey, has indicated that his outfit was ready to handle medical wastes that would be generated from the ongoing nationwide vaccination exercise. In this regard, he has appealed for support...
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