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Meeting Focusing On Controlling Non-Communicable Diseases

Mendefera — At a meeting conducted in Mendefera on 10 August call was made for providing due attention to non-communicable diseases. Speaking at the event, Dr. Emanuel Mehreteab, head of the Ministry of Health in the Southern region, indicated that...

Students Ask for Contraceptives

A section of female students have called upon the Education ministry to allow them access contraceptives. Gladys Namawejje, a Senior Five student of Kawaala High School in Kawempe, reasoned that once they use contraceptives, they will avoid unwanted pregnancies. "Some female...

Minister Cautions On Hepatitis B Screening

The State minister for Health in-charge of general duties, Ms Sarah Opendi, has cautioned organisations carrying out medical camps against screening for hepatitis B without providing vaccination, urging that this may cause complacency about the disease and lead to...

Health Care Delivery – Strategic for Betters Services

The agreement reached between HGOPED and HGOPY will go a long way to improve on health care delivery. The Gynaeco-Obstetric and Pediatric Hospital Douala (HGOPED) has signed a partnership agreement with the Gynaeco Obstetric Pediatric Hospital Yaounde (HGOPY) for better...

Immigration Service Undertakes Health Walk

As part of activities to keep officers fit, the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) on Saturday, held its maiden health walk to sensitise workers on the need to adopt healthy lifestyles. The walk started from...

Woman Dies After Collapsing in Ghana Card Registration Queue

A 54-year-old mother of four, Fimey Dzatugbi, is said to have died after she fell unconscious in a queue for the Ghana Card registration at Ave-Hevi, in the Akatsi North District of the Volta Region. She was pronounced dead minutes...

Shiites Leader, El-Zakzaky, Wife Zeenat Arrive India for Medical Treatment

The leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, have arrived India for medical treatment. They were yesterday flown out of Nigeria to India where they are expected to undergo treatment. Photos show them being led...

Project to Tackle Malnutrition in Ashanti, Northern Regions Launched

Asokore Mampong — A project to tackle malnutrition in the Ashanti and Northern Regions has been launched at Asokore Mampong, on Thursday. It is being executed under the auspices of the World Food Project (WFP) in collaboration with the Japanese...

Use of Drones in Malaria Fight to Begin With Gasabo

Rwanda will by the end of this month start using drones in spraying mosquito prone areas as it steps up efforts to eliminate malaria. According to Dr Sabin Nsanzimana, the Director General of Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC), the pilot phase...

Nigeria Battles Deadly Yellow Fever Outbreak

Abuja — More than 20 people have died from a suspected outbreak of Yellow fever in southern Nigeria. The outbreak reported in the Ebonyi State is the latest health crisis to hit the Western African country. The Nigeria Centre for Disease...

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