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November, 2017

  • 28 November

    Health Minister calls on Africa to ensure quality and safe medicines

    Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, the Minister of Health, has called for stronger collaboration and networking among African countries, to sustain the momentum for the harmonisation of the processes for medicine registration and regulation to safeguard the health of the people. This, he said, would save the continent of the challenges of …

  • 25 November

    After anal cleansing don’t burn the papers – APDO Director

    The Executive Director of Afram Plains Development Organization (APDO) Mr. A.Y.O. Modok is advising Ghanaians to stop burning the papers after anal cleaning. Speaking at the APDO’s 30th anniversary celebration at Adeembra, a community near Donkokrom, Mr. Modok said the papers if disposed of in the toilet helps absorb the water in …

October, 2017

  • 26 October

    Dr. Nyarkotey Wins Young Health Research Personality Award

    Story by Shirley Thompson-Accra The Health Legend Foundation Africa, organizers of the annual African Health Legendary Awards has conferred on Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu; a known figure in the country in the fight against prostate cancer with the Young Research Personality of the Year Award. The Health Legend Awards Africa …

  • 26 October

    AAPMAC licensed 50 counsellors

    Story by Shirley Thompson-Accra The African Association of Psychosocial and Marriage Counsellors over the Weekend licensed fifty (50) trained counselors after graduating from the Akona School of Counselling Ghana. It was held at the premises of International Central Gospel Church at Dansoman Exhibition. Dubbed: “Licensure of Aapmac New Members and …

  • 17 October

    Neem Demonstrates Promise in Prostate Cancer Treatment: Consider for One District One Factory part 1

    I am a scientist on a mission to research and bring to the general public evidence based alternative treatments of prostate cancer. Though conventional treatment they say is evidence based; there are thousands of researches to prove that most of these treatments are not evidence based. The problem with alternative …

  • 10 October

    Nyamedua Herbal Foundation Launches 2017 Ghana National Herbal Awards

    The Nyamedua Herbal Foundation, a non-governmental organization made up of herbal practitioners whose work show exemplary leadership towards building a vision and a future for Ghana’s herbal medicine sector on Tuesday launched it flagship award scheme, Ghana National Herbal Awards 2017 at the Yagoala Hotel at Kumasi. The awards will …

  • 9 October

    Does watermelon consumption has a better efficacy in treating erectile dysfunction compared to Hibiscus Tea?

    Story at a Glance Recently, I wrote an article on erectile dysfunction and the Hibiscusplant. In a reply post on Facebook…One Medical Doctor in Nigeria asked a question” between Watermelon and Hibiscus Tea which is more effective for Erectile Dysfunction..Below is his unedited comment on my facebook wall from Nigeria…” …

  • 9 October

    Eggs And Prostate Cancer Risk

    Prostate cancer and its prevention is the subject of interest currently. Researchers are finding ways and means to help men reduce their risk of the diseases especially black men as they have 60% chances of getting it. The disease is also more aggressive in this group. In this article I …

September, 2017

  • 30 September

    Myths about contraceptives hindering usage – GHS

    The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has stated that usage of contraceptives among married women is the low due to continuous myth and misconceptions around contraceptives. Deputy Director General of the GHS, Dr Gloria Quansah said women stand a better chance of changing their status and wellbeing through improved access to …

  • 14 September

    KATH looses 150 doctors

    The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in the Ashanti Region has got an acute shortage of over 150 medical doctors as a result of the delayed appointment of the next batch house officer to the facility. As a result, the available medical staff have been asked to concentrate on in …