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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has directed all regional health directors in the country to be on alert after the Democratic Republic of Congo reported an Ebola outbreak in the North-east. The World Health Organisation said as at May 14, 2017,  three deaths are being linked to the virus, and...
President of Breast Care International (BCI), Dr Beatrice Wiafe Addai has indicated that the Eastern region is among the regions in the country that has the highest rate of advanced breast cancer. She made the revelation when she paid a courtesy call on the New Juaben Traditional Council to seek...
The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana has expressed concerns over the rising intake of Tramadol among youth of Ghana. It says even though the drug has been approved in Ghana, the strengths in circulation is more than the prescribed 50mg and 100mg oral capsules. A statement issued by the Society’s President,...
First Lady of Ghana, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has reaffirmed Ghana’s commitment to end the AIDS epidemic in the country by the year 2030 at a high-level meeting of the Organisation of African First Ladies Against Aids/HIV (OAFLA) taking place in New York on the sidelines of the 72nd UN...
Hundreds of students drawn from the various health training institutions in the Upper East Region have embarked on a procession to thank President Akufo-Addo for restoring the suspended trainee allowances. The students made up of trainee nurses and some concerned health workers converged on a common ground and later took...
At least seven people have died and the death toll is still rising at the Tamale Teaching Hospital following management’s decision to abandon a faulty oxygen producing machine, which serves as a supply point for many health centers in the three regions in the North. Sources say the faulty oxygen...
A massive gas explosion has occurred at Atomic Junction near Madina in Accra, otecfmghana.com gathers. It is unclear what caused the accident but sources say the explosion occurred from a gas filing  station near the total fuel station. The fire has reportedly spread to all two fuel stations at the area. The extent...
Dr. Beatrice Wiafe, the chief executive Officer of Breast Care International (BCI), has instituted a pilot program to train 120 unemployed community based nurses in the Ashanti and eastern regions. ''This program is one of it's kind in Ghana and Africa, so after 2 years when they exit from the...
A World Health Organisation (WHO) report launched on Wednesday shows a decline in the production of new antibiotics to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance. The report, "Antibacterial agents in clinical development – an analysis of the antibacterial clinical development pipeline, including tuberculosis," was made available to the Ghana...
A Former deputy education minister Hon Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has described the restoration of the nurses and midwifery trainee allowances as not an immediate importance to the country. About 62, 000 nursing and midwifery trainees across the country on Tuesday began enjoying the allowance restoration after it was scrapped by...