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Eleven students of Kumasi Academy SHS are still on admission at four hospitals in the Ashanti region after being diagnosed with the Influenza type A pandemic strain (swine flu), the regional health directorate has said. The Regional Health Director, Dr Emmanuel Kojo Tenkorang, updating the media about the outbreak on...
Vice President Mahamadu Bawumia has paid a visit to the Kumasi Academy in the Ashanti Region on Friday (yesterday) following the health crisis in the school that has claimed four lives in the last week. The Vice President expressed the government’s “heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the families, teachers, students and friends...
Director General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) Dr. Nsiah Asare has warned spiritualists, pastors, and parents to desist from turning the campus of Kumasi Academy (KUMACA) campus into a prayer camps in quest to ward off evil spirits they believe might have been the cause of the recent...
A Community Development Practitioner, Yahaya Mohammed has called on Churches, Muslims, Traditional rulers, Stakeholders, authorities and all concerned citizens of Ghana to come together and fight against homosexuality to reducing HIV prevalent. He said homosexuality is against the cultural practice, norms and values of the country and hence should not...
The Kumasi Metropolis has topped the Ashanti regional HIV prevalence rate, taking over from the mining town of Obuasi, which has over the years, been topping the region. The metropolis’ prevalence rate moved from 2.8 percent in 2015 to 3.4 percent in 2016, thus making Kumasi, the third town in...
Over 40 cases of a new dangerous type of Tuberculosis have been recorded in the Ashanti region, according to the Ghana Health Service. The different type of Tuberculosis is resistant to the normal tuberculosis drugs. A cough from a victim, according to Tuberculosis specialist, Dr. Alberta Bretum at the Ashanti...
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...
The Ashanti regional Minister, Hon Simon Osei Mensah has hinted that the construction of the regional hospital at Sewua in the Bosomtwe district will create more jobs for the people in the area and its neighboring towns. He said aside the professional jobs such as that of Doctors, Nurses and...
Nurses at the Ankaful Psychiatric hospital in the Central region have rejected an apology from their embattled Director noting it only added insult to injury. A leader of the 500-strong nurses, Emmanuel Ofori, told myjoyonline.com, "is that even an apology?...inciting people? insulting people?" and revealed the staff's determination to push...
Nurses at Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital will today, Thursday, 23 November 2017 begin an indefinte sit-down strike to demand the immediate removal of their Medical Director (MD) Dr Eugene Dordoye.The nurses have leveled allegations of human rights abuse, conflict of interest and misappropriation of funds against Dr Dordoye.The strike follows...