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KRACHI – WEST HOSPITAL GETS EQUIPMENT FROM FIRST LADY

Posted: July 25, 2018 at 8:45 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Health, Politics

The First Lady of the Republic, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has through the Rebecca Foundation donated medical equipment ranging from Hospital Beds to Complete Delivery Systems to the Krachi – West Government Hospital in the Volta Region. The presentation was done by Mrs. Akosua Newman of the Rebecca Foundation and supported by the Deputy Volta Regional […]

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Laboratory technicians advised to uphold ethics

Posted: July 23, 2018 at 11:47 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Health

Tamale, July 23, GNA – The Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists has advised students in the field to uphold moral and ethical values as they transition into the world of work to ensure improved health care delivery. Mr Patrick Nsobila Asebgu, Northern Regional Chairman of Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists, who gave the […]

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New Korle-Bu CEO to be appointed this week – Dr Okoe-Boye

Posted: July 17, 2018 at 6:16 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Health, Politics

The new Board Chairman of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), Dr Bernard Okoe-Boye has assured that the hospital will get a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) this week. Korle-Bu has been without a CEO since the appointment of Dr Felix Anyaa who was relieved of his duties by President Akufo-Addo on June 6, 2018. Dr Anyaa […]

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NHIS may grind to a halt in 12 months – NHIA Boss

Posted: July 17, 2018 at 11:06 am   /   Editor's Choice, Health, Politics

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) may not exist as we know it in 12 months time because of its financing challenges, the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) CEO, Dr. Samuel Annor, has admitted. Responding to concerns from Health Insurance Providers Association that the NHIS would be dead in a year’s time on Eyewitness News, Dr. Annor said: […]

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Dr. Okoe-Boye appointed Board Chairman of Korle-Bu

Posted: July 13, 2018 at 11:00 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Health, Politics

President Akufo-Addo has appointed the Member of Parliament for the Ledzokuku Constituency, Dr. Bernard Okoe-Boye as the Board Chairman of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital. Other members of the board are Dr. Radha Maria Odua Hackman (Gov’t appointee), Mr Jerry Ahmed Shaib (Gov’t appointee), Dr Patrina Tekyi-Ankrah (Gov’t appointee), Prof Margaret Lartey (Dean, School of Medicine […]

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Pregnant woman & baby die over GHS500 ‘doctor motivation fee’

Posted: July 10, 2018 at 9:30 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Health

A 30-year-old pregnant woman died with her unborn baby at the Suntreso Government Hospital in Kumasi on Wednesday, 4 July 2018 after the health post refused her entry into the labour ward because her husband could not immediately pay a GHS500 ‘Doctor Motivation Fee’. Angela Afriyie Agyemang later died at the theatre just as her […]

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They Said Apple Cider Vinegar Is Great For You, BUT This Is What They Didn’t Tell You

Posted: July 9, 2018 at 10:50 pm   /   Food & Drinks, Health

Apple cider vinegar is a must have ingredient in your kitchen and medicine cabinet. And while many health publications praise its healing abilities, it’s important to note that certain precautions need to be taken in order to best use this powerful superfood. The Dangers Of ACV While apple cider vinegar can remove stains, whiten teeth, and kill bacteria […]

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SAMIRA BAWUMIA WELCOMES NEW MEDICINES POLICY.

Posted: June 24, 2018 at 11:13 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Health, Politics

The Ministry of Health launched Ghana’s third National Medicines Policy (NMP) governing the pharmaceutical sector on Friday, 22 June. The launch event, at the Alisa Hotel in Accra, had Samira Bawumia, wife of Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia, as guest of honour. •Referring to recent medical-care-related scandals, the Second Lady urged all Ghanaians to support efforts by […]

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Private company donates beds to eight health facilities

Posted: June 23, 2018 at 10:16 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Health

The Reha-Medical Supply Ghana Limited, a multinational healthcare company, has presented 80 hospital beds to selected hospitals in the Greater Accra Region. Twenty of the beds were presented to the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital and 10 each to the 37 Military, the Police, the Tema General, the LEKMA and the La General hospitals. The Achimota […]

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Accra floods: Korle-Bu doctor feared dead

Posted: June 20, 2018 at 11:55 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Health, Security

The body of a medical officer is still missing hours after a heavy downpour in Accra on Monday night. An eyewitness told XYZ News the deceased is Adwoa Esson and a medical Doctor at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. One of the eyewitnesses who narrated the incident said the medical practitioner’s Hyundai Sonata got submerged […]

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