Category: Health

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Doctors to decide on strike

The two-week long strike by the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) will today, move to the third stage which would see the doctors resigning en masse if government fails to address their grievances. The doctors will, in that regard, hold a General Assembly meeting today to decide whether to implement their final stage or yield to calls by various groups to […]

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Effutu Hospital reviews performance

Effutu Hospital reviews performance

The Effutu Municipal Government Hospital, as at June ending, recorded one maternal death, as against one last year, and zero in 2013, during the same period. Mr. Frimpong Hayford, administrator of the hospital, disclosed this at the 2015 mid-year performance review meeting organised at the premises of the hospital in Winneba. He said the maternal death recorded was due to […]

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Lister Hospital marks 10th anniversary

Lister Hospital marks 10th anniversary

The management and staff of Lister Hospital have organised a diabetes screening exercise for the staff of Eco Bank at its head office in Accra as part of the activities marking its (hospital) 10th anniversary celebration. Dr. Edem Hiadzi, Chief Executive Officer of Lister Hospital, said his outfit had decided to move to its clients because of their busy work […]

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PELA Assists K’Bu Burns Centre

PELA Assists K’Bu Burns Centre

The Petroleum Ladies Association (PELA) of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation  (GNPC), has donated assorted items worth GH¢11,000 to the Reconstruction Plastic Surgery and Burns Centre (RPSBC) of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital. The items included 252 bedsheets and pillow cases, lactated ringer and gauze bandage. Presenting the items, the president of PELA, Maame Yaa Edusei, said the donation formed part  […]

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Winneba NHIS Marks 10th Anniversary

Winneba NHIS Marks 10th Anniversary

Nii Ephraim, Effutu Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has commended national and local implementers of the National Health Insurance Policy for contributing towards the country’s health delivery system and the development drive. He gave the commendation at Winneba where he interacted with newsmen on the 10th anniversary celebration of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

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Improve Human Resource Quality In health Sector

Improve Human Resource Quality In health Sector

// ]]> The Deputy Minister of Health, Dr. Alfred Sugri Tia, hasstressed the need to improve the quality of human resource in the health sector to ensure that Ghanaians have access to quality health care. He said, in the view of global shortage of health care workers and its effect on developing countries like Ghana, appropriate planning and management of […]

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Deputy Health Minister Calls For Resolute Efforts Against Tobacco Smoking

Deputy Health Minister Calls For Resolute Efforts Against Tobacco Smoking

Dr Alfred Tia Sugri, a Deputy Minister of Health has called on all stakeholders in the health sector to support government to fight the menace of tobacco smoking in all the communities of the country. He said the growing rate of tobacco smoking was not only injurious to society but could affect the human resource of the country considering the […]

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Reflections On Ministry Of Health’s Committee On Diet And Healthy Living

Reflections On Ministry Of Health’s Committee On Diet And Healthy Living

The Ministry of Health (MOH) in furtherance of its efforts to ensure healthy living recently inaugurated a six-member diet and healthy living committee tasked to come out with recommendations that will be implemented nationwide to ensure that every Ghanaian eats well and adapts a healthy lifestyle that will increase his/her life expectancy. The committee members are Professor Agyemang Badu  Akosa, […]

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Effutu Hospital Organises Health Walk For Residents

Effutu Hospital Organises Health Walk For Residents

The management of Effutu Municipal Government Hospital last week-end organised a two-hour health walk for staff and nurses at the facility. Some interested people from the town including the Member of Parliament for the Area, Mr Afenyo Markin, also participated. Dr George Prah, Medical Superintendent of the hospital, briefing newsmen after the walk, said the exercise was aimed at creating […]

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