More investments and surveillance needed to curb misuse of antimicrobials in public health and agriculture

New York, A stronger global effort, including larger investments and improved surveillance measures, is required to ensure that antimicrobials are used responsibly and in ways that do not threaten public health and food production, FAO …

GHANA COCOA BOARD OBTAINS 1.3 BLN USD LOAN TO FINANCE COOCA PURCHASES IN 2017/18

ACCRA, The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has obtained a 1.3 billion US dollars loan from a consortium of international banks to fund its purchases of the crop in the 2017/18 season, which begins next month.…

Five-Member Committee to investigate shady sale of State lands

Accra, The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, on Friday, inaugurated a Five-Member Committee to investigate the wanton sale of State and Public lands between 2013 and 2016 without recourse to the head office of …

PMMC to conduct forensic audit of unprofitable transactions

Accra, The Governing Board of the Precious Minerals and Marketing Company (PMMC), on Friday, said it would collaborate with the Economic and Organised Crime Office to undertake forensic audit of some transactions and loans.

These …

Mental Health Authority unhappy with lip service to problems

Accra, The Mental Health Authority says it is in a quandary on whether or not to proceed with the passage of the Legislative Instrument (LI) to the Mental Health Act 846.

This is because the …