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February, 2018

  • 8 February

    2016 Graduate Nurses to besiege Ministry of Health Over Posting

    The Northern Zonal Executives of the 2016 batch of the Nurse Assistant Clinical and Nurse Assistant Preventive have appealed to the government for immediate postings or they besiege the Ministry of Health to demand immediate employment. According to them, they were first Nurses to have completed training without trainee allowance …

  • 8 February

    Gov’t to spend GH¢200m to address sanitation issues

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo has indicated that there is the urgent need for public authorities to find means of making our cities clean. According to him, the state of sanitation in the cities across the country is unacceptable. “The cities have been engulfed by filth, and, in the …

  • 8 February

    ICU Kicks Against Increment of NHIS Levy

    The General Secretary of The Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union, ICU, Solomon Kotei, said the increment of the NHIS levy from 2.5 percent to 3.5 percent is not justified and The Union will kick against the proposed one percent increment in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) levy. According to …

  • 7 February

    Group Caution Against Corrupt Practices At Various Government Hospitals.

    The Local Governance and Public Accountability Network, LOGOPAN, has called on health workers across the country to stop charging illegal medical fees at the various government hospitals. According to a Press Release issued by the Executive Director, Gilbert Korbla Keklie and copied to Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service, Ghana …

  • 7 February

    Unemployed Nurses Assistant Calls for Posting of 2016 Batch Of Their Members

    The Northern Zonal Executives (NZE) of the 2016 batch of the Nurse Assistant Clinical (NAC) and  Nurse Assistant Preventive (NAP) has called on the President Akufo-Addo and the Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu to ensure that they are posted to various  health facilities within the country. The 2016 batch of …

  • 5 February

    World Cancer Day: Liver cancer topples all cancer death in Ghana

    …Prostate cancer also beats breast and cervical cancer World Cancer Day is an annual occasion on the global calendar the entire world band together in the fight against the global cancer epidemic. It takes place every year on 4 February. The day aims to save millions of preventable deaths each …

  • 1 February

    Ghana has banned these 6 deadly drugs

    These drugs are feared to have the potential of killing consumers Food & Drugs Authority in Ghana has blacklisted 6 drugs believed to contain a poisonous chemical called Vardenafil. The sale of “poisonous drugs” on the market remains one of the major challenges for the FDA. According to the FDA, all the …

January, 2018

  • 29 January

    Lincoln Community School supports Dr. Nyarkotey’s Prostate Cancer Project

    By Jerry Thompson The Lincoln Community School in Abelemkpe has provided a major boast to support the work of Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu; a known prostate cancer and men’s health crusader in the country. Dr. Nyarkotey has conducted extensive research into prostate cancer and holistic medicine in the country. He …

  • 23 January

    GHc320,000 Teshie CHPS compound abandoned since 2016

    Residents of Teshie Camp Two in the Greater Accra Region, are yet to benefit from a Community-Based Health Planning and Services, otherwise referred to as CHPS Compound built for the community about a year and a half ago. The GHc320, 000 facility remains unused after it was inaugurated in 2016. …

  • 22 January

    Savelugu-Nanton Assembly Adopts Weekly Clean Up Exercise

    Savelugu, Ghana – The Savelugu-Nanton Municipal Assembly in the Northern Region of Ghana in collaboration with the office of the Member of Parliament of the Savelugu Constituency, has vowed to embark on a weekly clean-up exercise to get rid of sanitation-related diseases in the area. The move is to ensure that …

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