Category Archives: Health

COVID-19 prevention: Muslims leaders urged to intensify education

  Sunyani Mr. Jascot Hawkins Alhassan, the Secretary of the Bono, Bono East, and Ahafo Regions Council of Zongo Chiefs has urged Muslim leaders to intensify public education to stem the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Zongo communities. He said Muslim leaders were expected to do sensitisation as part of their daily prayers

Women and Girls Hit greatest by COVID-19 – NPC

Cape Coast The Central Regional Office of the National Population Council (NPC) says women and girls are the hardest hit by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.   “Apart from disrupting the livelihood of women, it has impacted negatively on the access to reproductive health services and led to an increase in sexual and gender-based

Ghanaians urged to segregate their waste to curb COVID-19 pandemic

Apam (C/R) The National Commission for Civic Education has reiterated calls on Ghanaians to separate their household waste as a step towards curbing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. It cautioned individuals involved in waste disposal to ensure they used the right PPEs and to timely dispose of them soon after working to avoid being

Private hospitals need strategic partnerships – Prof Akosa

Accra Professor Agyeman Badu Akosa, the Board Chairman of New Crystal Health Services (NCHS), has underscored the need for private healthcare facilities to seek strategic partnerships that will inject capital into their operations. He said such capital injections would enable them to operate more efficiently to meet the health needs of the people.   Prof.

World Hepatitis Day

mPharma the Ghanaian healthcare technology startup today announced that it will be launching 200 free rapid hepatitis B (HBV) tests to mark World Hepatitis Day. The testing period will start today and run throughout the month of August 2020. As the world commemorates World Hepatitis Day under the theme, “find the missing millions”, mPharma is