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Tue 21st, Nov 2017
Cancerous breast lumps are less likely to be detected in overweight or obese women before the tumour becomes large, a Swedish study has found. These women......
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Thu 16th, Nov 2017
Officer in charge of the Public Health Service Department at the Tema General Hospital (TGH), Madam Cynthia Asante, has disclosed that about 800 to 1,000 new......
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Thu 16th, Nov 2017
Government has paid GH¢600 million to the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), out of its total indebtedness to the scheme, which has improved funding and......
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Tue 14th, Nov 2017
A population-based molecular epidemiological study has revealed that Tuberculosis (TB) is prevalent and fast spreading in the urban areas than in the rural......
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Tue 14th, Nov 2017
US regulators have approved the first pill that can be digitally tracked through the body. The Abilify MyCite aripiprazole tablets - for treating......
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Fri 10th, Nov 2017
Nurses of the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital in the Central Region have threatened to declare a strike and release all patients on admission if government retains......
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Thu 09th, Nov 2017
Samsung Ghana is bringing back smiles to the faces of children across Ghana ahead of this year’s Christmas festivities. The electronics giant has partnered......
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Tue 07th, Nov 2017
Henceforth, any couple who intends to marry in Nigeria’s Adamawa state must undergo compulsory HIV and genotype (sickle cell anaemia) tests. A law passed......
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Tue 07th, Nov 2017
People with malaria give off a distinctive "breath-print" that could be used as a test for the disease, according to American scientists. They had already......
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Mon 06th, Nov 2017
The Health Ministry has disclosed that the despite the completion of the first phase of the 597-bed capacity University of Ghana Medical Centre, it has not been......
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Fri 03rd, Nov 2017
The 2016 Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Sentinel Survey (HSS) report, has revealed a record high of 2.7 per cent prevalence in the Volta and Brong Ahafo......
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Wed 01st, Nov 2017
Thanks to the clocks going back, many of us managed to grab a little bit of extra shut-eye over the weekend. And that's no bad thing because, as a country,......
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Tue 31st, Oct 2017
Maternal mortality ratio is still as high as 319 per 100,000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate is 29 per 1,000 live births, the Health Minister has......
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Tue 31st, Oct 2017
The third edition of the annual Kiddie Eyecare Day was held last weekend, with thousands of kids mostly from the capital receiving free eye screening and......
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Mon 30th, Oct 2017
The Central Regional branch of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has organised an educational programme to sensitise Swedru Mandela Market Women on food safety......
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Mon 30th, Oct 2017
Nestlé Ghana in collaboration with the Ghana Nutrition Society has held a nutrition workshop to foster stronger collaboration to address micronutrient......
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Mon 30th, Oct 2017
Drinking red wine at least once a week may improve women’s chances of becoming pregnant, a controversial new study has found. Research revealed that......
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Sat 28th, Oct 2017
The Ghana Physician Assistants Association (GPAA) has threatened a nationwide industrial unrest to demand for better conditions of service and remuneration for......
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Thu 26th, Oct 2017
A research fellow at the Nuguchi Memorial Institute of Medical Research and the West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP), Dr.......
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Thu 26th, Oct 2017
Ghana has achieved 90 per cent coverage of vaccination against polio, the Chairman of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) Council, Dr Yao Yeboah, has......
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Wed 25th, Oct 2017
More patients should be told to go home and rest rather than be given antibiotics, according to health officials. Public Health England (PHE) says up to a......
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Tue 24th, Oct 2017
Less than one per cent of the Ghanaian population donates blood to the National Blood Service (NBS); a Senior Blood Programme Officer at the Southern Sector of......
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Tue 24th, Oct 2017
A civil society group IPA is making a bold argument asking government to include abortion treatment to the NHIS. According to the group it will make more......
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Tue 24th, Oct 2017
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says, it has neither registered nor approved of any herbal medicine for the management or treatment of the HIV/AIDS......
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Tue 24th, Oct 2017
The Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Authority (MHA), Dr Akwasi Osei says steps have been taken to finally enforce the country's ban on chaining......
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Mon 23rd, Oct 2017
A group of jobless bonded physician assistants is demanding immediate employment from government. They have threatened to picket at the Ministry of Health to......
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Sat 21st, Oct 2017
The delay in the promulgation of a Legislative Instrument to ensure the implementation of the Disability Act will have far-reaching consequences for the nation......
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Sat 21st, Oct 2017
The Vice Chancellor of the University of Health and Allied Science (UHAS), Prof. John Gyapong has attributed the failure of health interventions in West African......
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Sat 21st, Oct 2017
Data released from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) office of Ghana indicates that globally more than 360,000 children die as a result of diarrhoea......
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Fri 20th, Oct 2017
A nurse at the Surgical Department of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has urged husbands of expectant mothers to shave their wives to prevent neonatal infection......
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