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August, 2018

  • 16 August

    Health Minister Commissions 10 Clinics In Central Region

    The Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman Manu has commissioned and handed over 10 auxiliary health facilities to the Ghana Health Service in the Central Region. The health Centers are: Bimpong Egya Polyclinic in TAM district – 15 bed capacity, Akunfude Polyclinic – 15 bed capacity and Biriwa Polyclinic- 30 bed capacity …

  • 15 August

    Take Another Approach To Fight Abuse Of Tramadol – Nii Abbey Okamfra I

    The Development Chief of Sapeiman in the Amasaman Municipality of the Greater Accra Region, Nii Abbey Okamfra I, has called on the government to take another approach in the fight against TRAMADOL and related drugs. He said the rate at which section of the youth are abusing tramadol is alarming …

  • 15 August

    Tamale Teaching Hospital strike over attacks

    The staff of the Tamale Teaching Hospital have laid down their tools over what they describe as unnecessary interference in the administration of the hospital by pro-government hoodlums. Doctors, laboratory scientists, nurses and midwives of the hospital have all refused to render their services due to the recent attack by …

  • 13 August

    NPP’s Kandahar boys attack Tamale Teaching Hospital CEO

    The Chief Executive Officer of the Tamale Teaching hospital in the Northern region Dr David Zaawumya Kolbila has allegedly been assaulted by members of an NPP affiliated vigilante group Kandahar Boys after they stormed the hospital.

  • 11 August

    Ablakwa donates ambulance, other health facilities to Juapong Health Centre

    To celebrate his birthday, Member of Parliament for North Tongu Constituency, Honourable Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has donated an ambulance to the Juapong Health Center. This was a redemption of a pledge he made to the people of North Tongu to donate two ambulances to them from his own funding. This …

  • 2 August

    The Doctor of Holistic Medicine program at Nyarkotey College of Holistic Medicine: What goes into it?

    Who is a Doctor of Holistic Medicine and what really goes into their education? Who regulates them and their education in Ghana? Is there a school in Ghana and Africa training them? These are very important questions people asked. Background of the School: The Nyarkotey College of Holistic Medicine is …

July, 2018

  • 31 July

    Exercise Patience For Ongoing Extensive Stakeholder Engagement – Doctors Told

    Deputy Communications Director at the Presidency, Fatima Abubakar has called on doctors threatening indefinite industrial action, effective Monday, 6 August 2018 should government not meet their demands to exercise patience as they absorb thorough stakeholders’ engagements. To her, their demands have not gotten to a striking stage because stakeholder engagements …

  • 22 July

    NGO donates assorted items to Korle Bu Child Health Department

    Van Moorhouse Foundation, an NGO committed to enhancing lives of the underprivileged in the society has extended its charity arm to Renal and Oncology Units of the Child Health Department of  the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital with assorted items worth GH¢,10,000.00. The move formed part of measures to improve healthcare …

  • 20 July

    Korle-Bu opens new Accident and Emergency Unit

    The Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu has commissioned a new Accident and Emergency Unit at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra. The new Unit is to complement the old Emergency Centre which has come under a lot of pressure recently. Mr Agyeman-Manu assured Ghanaians at the opening ceremony that …

  • 18 July

    ‘Embarrassing’ healthcare system needs reform – Africa Centre for Health Policy

    The Africa Centre for Health Policy (ACeHP), has said Ghana’s healthcare system is currently in an inhumane state. The Centre, in a comprehensive statement responding to the reports of patients receiving emergency care at Korle Bu on the floor and in chairs, said these practices were adding to the healthcare …