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March, 2017

  • 25 March

    Volta Region places last on health league table

    By A.B. Kafui Kanyi, GNA Ho, Mar. 20, GNA – The Volta Region has recorded the lowest performance in the 2016 national health league table for the Ghana Health Service. In a performance feedback report made available to the Ghana News Agency, the Region was placed on the least range of the “Performance Gauge” (PG) scale, with its performance in …

  • 16 March

    Let’s create more awareness on glaucoma – Dr Boateng Wiafe

    The Glaucoma Association of Ghana are asking for more awareness to be created to the general public on glaucoma. According to the association, glaucoma continues to be second major cause of preventable blindness after cataract and number one cause of irreversible blindness in the world. Adding that glaucoma exist when the intra-ocular pressure has been raised over a period and …

  • 7 March

    First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo endorses Cancer Voices Ghana

    The first lady Her Excellency Rebecca Akufo-Addo has accepted the role as Cancer ambassador from Cancer Voices Ghana, a registered charity raising awareness of cancers in the country. Cancer Voices Ghana paid a courtesy call on her to discuss the cancer situation in the country and the way forward in addressing the situation. According to the leader of the delegation, …

February, 2017

  • 13 February

    MP’s Gesture Laudable, But Strategic Investment Needed At Prestea Gov’t Hospital

    The leaders of the Prestea Communicators for Development has urged the new Minister of Health, Hon. Kawku Agyemang Manu and H.E Nana Akuffo Addo to take bold step to tackle the pandemonium surrounding the Prestea Government Hospital completely. According to the group, Prestea Government Hospital is the only hospital in the district built in 1929 by the defunct State Gold …

  • 9 February

    Are you suffering from Penis Pain – the Chronic and Annoying Type

    I found this interesting article written by Dr. Geo Espionoza an expert in Holistic Urology and want to share with the Men. According to him, Of all the places to have pain, the penis is one of the most inconvenient. One, it’s super sensitive—depending on where the pain is. And two, it’s not a part of your body you can …

  • 8 February

    Bald men are three times as likely to get prostate cancer, Canadian study finds

    I found this interesting and want to share with the Men. According to this new study from the University of Toronto finds that baldness in men has a strong correlation with the risk of developing prostate cancer. The most common cancer for men in Canada, studies have already determined a few known risk factors for prostate cancer including advancing age, …

  • 8 February

    Wele, Smoked fish and Cancer Risk – To Eat or Not to Eat? – Dr. Nyarkotey writes

    This current research from Nigeria just sparked a controversy on whether Wele or smoked fish should be consumed again. According to the article which first appeared via www.peacefmonline.com/pages/local/health/201702/305332.php with caption Consumption of Wele, Smoked Fish Increases Risk of Cancer – New …study. According to the story, new studies have shown that colorectal cancer is a major cause of mortality throughout …

  • 8 February

    Programme for Government Cancer Policy must improve cancer care: Dr. Nyarkotey Writes to Minister of Health

    The new Programme for Government in the NPP’s Manifesto must be able to address the physical, emotional, practical and financial impact of cancer. That’s the key message running through our response to the first stage of consultation on what the NPP manifesto devolved government should aim to achieve during the next four years in power. Cancer Voices Ghcampaigned before the …

  • 1 February

    Dambai Market Public Toilet Over flows into Oti River

    Residents and market women at Dambai in the Krachi East District of the Volta Region cries for help as the only water closet public toilet in the district capital sited at the yam market has full-up to the man hole’s brim and overflowing straight into the Oti river. The Oti river which serves the entire community with water both for domestic usage and …

January, 2017

  • 28 January

    E/R: Pregnant women carried on bamboo stretcher to Hospital

    Critically ill patients and pregnant women in Asinesi, a remote farming community in the Yilo Krobo district of the Eastern region are carried on a bamboo- made stretcher and trek for long distance to board vehicles to hospital due to poor road network and absence of health facility in the area. The road network leading to the community is not …