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Pensioners call for National Health Endowment Fund

The National Pensioners Association of Ghana is advocating the establishment of a National Health Endowment Fund to cater for the health needs of its members. The Association’s General Secretary, Edward Ameyibor, made the proposal at its Annual National Conference held in Tamale. The conference was in commemoration of the Association’s Silver Jubilee. Edward Ameyibor maintained that the National Health Endowment ...

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Jobless veterinary doctors give gov’t 1-month ultimatum

Kwaku Agyemang Manu, Minister of Health

The Association of Junior Veterinary Surgeons has given government a one month ultimatum to begin the process of engaging them. Currently, about fifty two veterinary doctors are unemployed due to government’s inability to absorb them into the system since 2016. According to the President of the Association, Dr. Kwasi Agyei Safo, their role in contributing to the success of the ...

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Cancer Society calls for improved healthcare for patients

The Cancer Society of Ghana has urged the government to step up its efforts at improving the quality of healthcare delivery, particularly to cancer patients in the country. It said the government’s urgent efforts will help to significantly reduce the number preventable deaths from cancer. The Society, in a press statement copied to citifmonline.com on the occasion of World Cancer ...

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Man ruptures throat by stifling a sneeze

Stifling a sneeze by clamping your nose and mouth shut can cause serious physical damage, doctors are warning. Medics in Leicester treated a 34-year-old man who ruptured his throat while trying to stop a high-force sneeze. With nowhere to escape, the pressure ripped through the soft tissue, and although rare and unusual, they say others should be aware of the ...

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GHS commences nationwide health screening in schools

The Ghana Health Service in collaboration with the Ghana Education Service, has begun a nationwide medical screening for students in the Senior High Schools. First-year students enrolled under the Free SHS policy have started undergoing medical examinations, and their medical records would be kept and allocated to the various health facilities near their schools. Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare, the Director-General of ...

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AIDS Commission dismisses claims of herbal cure for HIV

The Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) has said there is still no known cure or vaccine for HIV and AIDS currently. The Commission has, therefore, advised persons living with HIV (PLHIV) to stick strictly to the Anti-Retroviral medication to stay healthy. The Director General of the Ghana AIDS Commission, Dr Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi, who refuted the claims of a herbal cure ...

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10 Magnesium rich foods to include in your diet

If you’re starting to get serious about your diet, magnesium will be a key mineral you’ve heard about. In this article, Beauty and Tips gives you the lowdown on what magnesium is, why it’s so important, and the top 10 magnesium rich foods to include in your diet. Magnesium is super duper important. It has a role to play in just ...

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Suhuyini supports healthcare delivery in Tamale North with new Centre

The Tamale North Member of Parliament, Alhassan Suhuyini is working towards increasingly satisfying the health needs of his constituents by building new health facilities while refurbishing dilapidated projects across his constituency. The latest of such facilities are a newly built Reproductive and Child Health Service Centre and a rehabilitated health post at Choggu in the Sagnarigu district. Alhassan Suhuyini, at ...

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Swine flu vaccines to arrive today

Vaccines for the H1N1 flu virus detected in the Ashanti Region, will finally arrive in the country today [Wednesday]. This is according to the Head of Surveillance at the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Asiedu Bekoe. The vaccines were expected to arrive in the country over the weekend but delayed. Confirming the latest development to Citi News, Dr. Bekoe said: “As ...

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No meningitis outbreak in Ghana – GHS

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has refuted claims that there is a meningitis outbreak in the country. According to the Service, the deaths of some students from meningitis in recent weeks are isolated cases that do not constitute an outbreak. The Director for Public Health at the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Badu Sarkodie in a Citi News interview said that ...

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