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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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34-year-old seeks $24,000 to undergo kidney transplant

Posted: June 12, 2018 at 10:14 am   /   Editor's Choice, Health

34-year-old Ernest Opoku Gyau, is appealing for funds from the public to undergo a kidney transplant in India. Ernest, until he was diagnosed with the disease, worked as a foreman of a construction firm, but has spent all his savings on weekly dialysis. He has been diagnosed with Stage V kidney failure, and undergoes two […]

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KBTH staff bid CEO farewell

Posted: June 12, 2018 at 10:07 am   /   Editor's Choice, Health, Politics

The Senior Staff Association of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) has organised a send-off party for the outgoing Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr Felix Anyah. The event, which was held at the new emergency unit of the hospital, saw directors and heads of the various departments, as well as the MP for Central Tongu, Alexander […]

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‘No bed’ excuse by hospitals real, not cosmetic – Joseph Kpemka shares touching story

Posted: June 12, 2018 at 10:07 am   /   Editor's Choice, Health, Politics

A legal practitioner almost abandoned his desire to serve his constituents in Ghana’s legislature, after he watched the life of his beloved wife slip through his hands painfully on September 6, 2016. Joseph Dindiock Kpemka, a prominent lawyer, was travelling to Nigeria to participate in a religious service at the Synagogue Church of All Nations […]

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Plane makes emergency landing after one passenger’s body odour makes others vomit and faint

Posted: June 6, 2018 at 9:24 am   /   Editor's Choice, Health, Travel & Tour

A plane was forced to make an emergency landing after a passenger’s “unbearable” body odour caused other holiday-makers around him to VOMIT and faint. The Transavia flight to the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria was forced to make an unexpected detour when travellers became distressed by the stench of a man who “smelt like […]

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President Akufo-Addo launching the Antimicrobial Resistance Plan

PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO LAUNCHES GHANA’S ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE POLICY AND NATIONAL ACTION PLAN.

Posted: April 12, 2018 at 1:10 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Food & Drinks, Health, Politics

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday, 11th April, 2018, launched Ghana’s Anti-microbial Resistance Policy and National Action Plan, at an event at the Accra International Conference Centre. President Akufo-Addo noted that even though antimicrobials have been used to prevent and treat microbial infections, over the course of several years, over […]

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Fellowship for mental health journalism available [US]

Posted: April 10, 2018 at 11:04 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Health, Media, World News

Journalists in the United States are encouraged to apply for this program. The Carter Center organizes the Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism, which aims to train reporters covering mental illness. Eight candidates will be selected for the yearlong journalism fellowship starting in September, which includes a US$10,000 stipend and two expense-paid trips to the Carter Center. […]

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Damongo: Nurse arrested for raping patient on admission

Posted: April 9, 2018 at 10:43 am   /   Editor's Choice, Health

A 28-year-old nurse at the Damango Government Hospital in the Northern is in police grip for allegedly raping a patient on admission. The suspect was arrested by the Damongo Police after the incident was reported to them by the complainant, an elderly woman who is an Italian national. According to the Northern Regional Police Public […]

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50-year-old man remanded for defiling 9-year-old

Posted: April 6, 2018 at 6:53 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Health, Security

The Goaso Circuit Court in the Brong Ahafo Region has remanded a 50-year-old man, Awudu Saani, for allegedly defiling a 9-year-old class three pupil. Police Chief Inspector P. K. Abochi told the court presided over by Mr. Mathew Anor Keremamteng, that both the victim and the suspect lives in the same vicinity at Goaso Zongo. […]

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