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The Ghana Health Service has admitted stronger systems are needed to curb incidents of Ghanaians dying over lack of beds at hospital facilities. This comes after a 70-year-old man, Prince Anthony Opoku-Acheampong, reportedly died in his car at the LEKMA Hospital at Teshie, after seven hospitals turned him away over...
The Paramount Chief of Tamale in the Northern region, Gulkpei Naa Alhaji Alhassan Abdullah has praised the President of Breasts Care International ( BCI ) Dr. Mrs. Beatrice Wiafe Addai for her selfless dedication in the campaign against breast cancer disease in Ghana, a mission, he thought will improve...
The Member of Parliament for Manhyia South Constituency in the Ashanti Region, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has organized a free-health screening for his constituents.   The move, according to him, is to help his constituents who have problems with their waists and spinal cords to get them fixed. “Today’s exercise is...
Cabinet has approved $50 million for the second phase of the University of Ghana Medical Centre. The Health Minister, Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, told Parliament last Wednesday that the $50 million was the estimated cost of the second phase. He said the Ministry of Health would lay the request for the amount...
The President of Breasts Care International (BCI) Dr Mrs. Beatrice Wiafe Addai has cautioned Ghanaian women on the use of hair relaxer and skin bleaching creams, as they have been found to be among the factors that contribute in the contracting of breast cancer among women in the country. ...
The Member of Parliament for Bekwai in the Ashanti Region and 1st Deputy Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Joseph Osei-Owusu has presented a cheque of GHc 160,000 to the Bekwai Municipal Health Directorate in his Constituency. The cheque was accompanied with Hospital equipments worth GHc 195,000 comprising Delivery beds, Hospital...
The Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (GAMLS) has called off its four-day-old strike. This comes after the hierarchy of the GAMLS signed a memorandum of understanding with the Health Ministry Friday, June 1 on three key things that forced it to instruct its members to lay down their working...
The Ghana Nurse-Midwives Trainee Association (GNMTA)  has described as untrue government’s claim of releasing financial clearance of GH¢8,042  for the posting of unemployed nurses. In a short statement to set the records straight the leadership of GNMTA observed that the released financial clearance was meant to effect payment of national...
The Ministry of Finance has given financial clearance for over 8,000 health personnel to be employed by the Ministry of Health. The Finance Ministry communicated the clearance via a letter dated 24 May 2018, signed by Deputy Health Minister, Abena Osei-Asare. “The Hon. Minister for Health is hereby granted financial clearance...
The First Lady and Head of The Rebecca Foundation Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has cut the sod for the construction of a new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.  Speaking at the brief sod-cutting event, she said “there’s nothing more painful or tragic than losing a...
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