Tamale, Midwives at some health facilities in the Tamale and Sagnarigu Assemblies have advised women to report early for antenatal care (ANC) when they become pregnant, and be put on Sulphadoxine –Pyrimethamine (SP) to prevent malaria to protect them and their fetuses. They also advised pregnant women to stop giving excuses and rather embrace SP because it would help to […]

Accra, Government of Ghana on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 received 600,000 Coveshield AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines produced by the Serum Institute of India under the Global Access Facility (COVAX Facility). Ghana is, among 92 countries to have signed onto the COVAX Facility, which will supply two billion vaccines to low and middle-income countries, this year The vaccines were received on arrival […]

Krobo-Odumase, The Lower Manya Krobo Municipality recorded 9, 581 malaria cases between January and December 2020, as against 11, 987 cases recorded the previous year during the same period. Meanwhile, in 2019, a total of 42,048 suspected cases of malaria were recorded out of which 11,987 were confirmed positive after testing while in 2020, 30,888 suspected malaria cases were recorded […]

Kumasi, Five more diagnostic centres have been shut down in a special operation to clamp down on unlicensed health facilities in Kumasi by the Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA. They were Focus Medical Diagnostic Centre, Osbon Diagnostics, MSL Laboratory and Scan Center, Amedilab and Mediscience Laboratory.   Four of such facilities including; a clinic were closed down by a combined […]

Bolgatanga, Death caused by malaria in children less than five years in the Upper East Region has drastically reduced from 0. The Region consistently recorded a decline in under-five mortality from 2015 to 2019, in 2016, under-five malaria mortality was 0.51 per cent, in 2017, it reduced to 0.30 percent in 2017, 0.08 percent in 2018, and 0.01 percent in […]