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Programmes that focus on improving the nutritional status of girls and adolescents would help to ensure an improvement in the status of women, Ms Otiko Djaba, the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has said. “Given the already vulnerable situation of women and girls in developing countries, attempts to...
Despite the abundance of sanitary pads, some adolescent girls in some communities in the Northern Region continue to use rags during their menstrual cycle, whiles others have no or little knowledge on menstrual hygiene. Checks have revealed there are no sanitary pads in shops at most rural communities in the...
The Chief Executive Officer of Peace and Love Hospital in Oduom Kumasi, Dr Mrs Beatrice Wiafe Addai has lauded the management of ADB Ghana Limited, suppliers of hospital equipments, for installing a modern equipment called VIDEO COLPOSCOPE for detection of cervical cancer at hospital at a cost of One...
The deputy Minister of Health, Tina Mensah, has assured the pregnant nurses who spoke against decision to bar them from taking their exams due to their conditions will not be victimised. The Nursing and Midwifery Council Tuesday ordered principals of nursing schools to allow pregnant students and nursing mothers to...
Government has finally given financial clearance to about 495 members of the Coalition of Unposted Allied Health professionals. The group had spent Monday night at the Health Ministry sleeping on bare floor and benches as they accused the government of showing bad faith in addressing their concerns. According to the group,...
The Coalition of unposted Allied Health professionals has accused the Ministry of Health of what it describes as bad faith in dealing with its members’ financial clearance for onward posting. The group besieged the Ministry of Health on Monday morning to again demand the immediate financial clearance after the ministry...
The National Health Insurance service providers who are owed by the Authority will begin getting their monies today. This is according to the new Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Samuel Annor. Dr. Annor said the authority is paying two months of the arrears it owes service providers.The Authority owes the service providers...
Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Dr. Samuel Annor, has disclosed that the Scheme is broke and unable to pay service providers. “The NHIA is at a stage where one will say it almost bankrupt; in that we have no reserves and we owe people so...
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...
The Directorate of Health Services , University of Cape Coast (UCC), has cautioned people within the Cape Coast Metropolis to be vigilant as an outbreak of cholera looms. The caution was given at an emergency meeting with stakeholders of the University following two suspected cases of cholera that was recorded...
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