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4th Medical Excellence Awards launched

The third edition of the Medical Excellence Awards (MEA) has been launched at the Achimota hospital in Accra. The award is meant to reward outstanding health professionals who have made significant impact in the country. This year’s launch came with a call on healthcare providers “to smile with their healthcare personnel.” The award categories cover best doctors, nurses, mortuary attendants, ...

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We’re ready to deal with increased operations at KIA – Immigration Service

Kotoka International Airport

The Kotoka International Airport (KIA) Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has indicated its readiness to manage the new terminal of the Airport which is expected to be completed soon. According to DCOI Eric Afari, the Service is putting measures in place, including the training of its staff, to ensure that they are able to deal with the increased numbers ...

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NPP condemns attack on Eric Opoku, other NDC members

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Asunafo South Constituency of the Brong Ahafo Region, has condemned an attack on the Member of Parliament for the area, Eric Opoku, and three others, believed to be members of the opposition National Democratic Congress [NDC]. The Communications Director of the NPP in the constituency, Nana Adusei Opoku, urged the police to bring ...

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Injection deaths: Senchi health worker was operating illegally – GHS

The Ghana Health Service says the health practitioner who administered the injections that are suspected to have led to three deaths at the New Senchi Health Center in the Asuogyaman District of the Eastern Region, had been operating illegally. According to the Service, the man, who has been identified as James Yeboah, had not been authorised to offer such healthcare, and has ...

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Be wary of fake accounts in my name – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has cautioned Ghanaians to be wary of some fake social media accounts created in his name. The former President on his Facebook page indicated that though many social media pages are using his name or a combination of his official names, his official Facebook Account and Twitter Handle remain @JDMahama. The President clarified that any ...

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Committee for NCTE, NAB merger hopeful of implementation

The Committee seeing to the merger of the National Accreditation Board (NAB) and the National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE) has completed its work. In 2017, the Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education, Professor Kwesi Yankah, announced plans by government to merge the two bodies as part major policy changes in the tertiary education system. The move is ...

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Cede control of Kalakpa Game Reserve to chiefs – Group demands

Abutia Development Union, (ADU), an association of committed citizens of Abutia Traditional Area in the Volta Region, is asking the government to hand over management of the Kalakpa Game Reserve to the Traditional Authority over what they describe as the failure of the Forestry Commission to make good use of the reserve. Speaking at this year’s Asafotu Easter Festival of ...

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‘Something huge is coming’ – Wutah

Ghanaian highlife duo, Wutah, has dispelled rumours that the group is on the verge of collapse again, just about a year of its reunion. In a Facebook post that has a picture of the duo, actor Kobi Rana and a Vodafone logo, Wutah Afriyie, one half of the group hinted that they are preparing to come out with a big ...

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Easter Orphan Project: Citi FM heads out for annual outreach [Photos]

Staff of Citi FM are headed to three selected orphanages in the country to make some donations to them as part of the Easter celebration. The orphanages, which Citi FM has been supporting for 13 years, include the Baptist School Complex (BASCO) an orphanage at Trotor, near Suhum in the Eastern Region, the Handivangelism Orphanage at Haatso in Accra, and Mama Laadi Orphanage ...

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U/West Regional Hospital urgently needs staff, logistics – Think Tank

Upper West Regional Hospital

The Upper West Regional Hospital is in dire need of government’s attention to address the facility’s human and logistical constraints hindering effective healthcare delivery. The challenges facing the Hospital have caught the attention of stakeholders including the Savannah Development, a policy think tank, which has expressed grave concern about the issue. The think Tank has therefore called on the government ...

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