Koforidua (E/R),– SEND Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has presented 149 awards to most performing stakeholders in the implementation of the People For Health (P4H) project. The awards included 131 certificates to 25 members of five District Citizen Monitoring Committee (DCMC) and six Community Health Officers (Chaos) in five districts of the Eastern Region. Eighteen citations were presented to the […]

Accra,– The Ringway Gospel Centre Assemblies of God Church on Sunday held a special COVID-19 vaccination exercise for members in Accra. This was after sensitisation on COVID-19 and the need for members to receive the jab to protect themselves and others. The Rev Benjamin Tettey, Resident Pastor of the Church, said the surest way to be safe was to take […]

Mr Kyeremeh Atuahene, Director-General of Ghana AIDS Commission says HIV is still an issue in the country as, over the last five years, HIV new infections averaged 21,000 each year. He added that HIV new infections averaged 22,000 in 2016 but it reduced to almost 19,000 in 2020, explaining that 52 people got infected with HIV daily in Ghana. “What […]

Bolgatanga,– The suboptimal use of technology in middle-income countries is the cause of increased burden of disability among preterm babies who survive the neonatal period. Dr Emmanuel Kofi Dzotsi, the Upper East Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) said “In low-income settings, half of the babies born at or below 32 weeks die due to lack of feasible, […]

Koforidua (E/R)- The Foods and Drugs Authority (FDA)in collaboration with key stakeholders in Eastern Region is implementing a road map for enforcing tobacco control regulations to safeguard public health and safety. The Ghana Health Service, Ghana Police Service, Customs Division of Ghana Revenue Authority, National Security, Traditional Authorities, Trader Associations, National Investigation Bureau, media, and municipal assemblies among others are […]