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Brong-Ahafo Region Records 145 Deaths from Road Crashes

The Brong-Ahafo Region has recorded 225 road crashes that resulted to 145 deaths and 288 injuries in the first quarter of this year. Deputy Superintendent...
border

Niger-Nigerian Border Violence Increasing

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Friday reported a spike of violence and displacement in March on the Niger-Nigerian border...
Ghana Non-Communicable Disease Alliance (GhNCDA)

NCDs Reports Over 94,000 Deaths in Ghana

The Ghana Non-Communicable Disease Alliance (GhNCDA) has said the nation recorded 94,400 non-communicable related deaths in 2016. A Non Communicable Disease (NCD) is said to...
Newborn-Babies

Tunisian Health Minister Steps Down Following the Deaths of 11 Babies

Tunisian Health Minister Abderraouf Cherif submitted his resignation after the death of 11 newborn babies in a hospital in the capital city, Tunisian news...
Ebola2

Ebola virus disease: new cases reported in DR Congo

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak is continuing with moderate intensity. Katwa and Butembo remain the major health zones of concern, while simultaneously, small...
multiple fatality accident

Talensi Traditional Council calls for speedy probe into Gbane deaths

The Talensi Traditional Council has called on government to expedite investigations on the mining explosion that occurred at Gbane, a mining community in the...
accident

207 Deaths were recorded in Central Region from road accidents

A total of two hundred and seven (207) people were killed in road crashes in the Central Region last year, thereby recording an increase...
accident

First week of 2019 sees 37 road accident deaths in Mozambique

The first week of 2019 in Mozambique is one of the deadliest as 37 people were killed and 71 others injured in 36 accidents...
Matthew Morrison

Matthew Morrison shares his thoughts about his late co-stars

The 40-year-old actor - who played teacher Will Schuester in the musical TV series - misses the late pair greatly and admits their deaths...
Rift Valley Fever

Lassa Fever Outbreak kills 22 people in Liberia

Liberian authorities on Wednesday confirmed 22 deaths have been recorded across the country following the outbreak of Lassa fever since January. In a statement, the...
Presbyterian Church of Ghana

Shun Away from political party prophecies and deaths

The Upper Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana has expressed worry at the use of the pulpits as sources of predictions of political...
FDA Insecticide

37 military hospital launches investigations into pesticide deaths

The 37 Military Hospital is conducting an investigation into the cause of the death of three little siblings allegedly linked to the use of...
Daniel Ortega

Nicaragua hangs debatable modifications following the deaths of 24 protestors

Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega on Sunday repealed a controversial reform of the country's welfare system that triggered riots that left 24 protesters dead. Ortega said...
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N/R: malaria related deaths reduce to 71%

Malaria related deaths in the Northern Region have dropped to 71 per cent between 2015 and 2017 as residents embraced the Indoor Residual Spraying...
accident

Ghana records 592 road accident deaths in three months

A total of 592 people died in 3,193 road accidents across Ghana in the first quarter of 2018, according to data released here on...

More Deaths Recorded in Cameroons Anglophone Regions

Following worrying reports that several people have been shot dead by security forces in massive protests- some of which turned violent- in the Cameroon’s...
vaccination

Vaccination Campaign to Save 20 million People By 2020

Vaccination initiatives in the world's poorest countries will have prevented 20 million deaths and saved around $350 billion in health-care costs by 2020, a...
HIV-and-AIDS

UNAIDS reports AIDS related deaths has reduced drastically since 2005

The 90–90–90 targets are galvanizing global action and saving lives. Eastern and southern Africa leading the way in reducing new HIV infections by nearly...
migrants

Latest IOM update: Migrant death toll at 2,245

The UN Migration Agency (IOM) reports that 101,210 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 3 July, with almost 85 per...

UNHCR “shocked” by deaths of 44 migrants in Sahara Desert

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said Friday that it was shocked to hear about the reported deaths of 44 migrants and refugees in the...

Mothers’ Day: Mrs. Akufo-Addo Seeks Support to Lessen Maternal Deaths

The First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo’s Mothers’ Day message highlighted the strides left to be made in order to reduce child and maternal mortality to acceptable...
Kwaku Agyemang-manu

Ghana Plays Major Role In Developing Malaria Vaccine

Ghana has been selected together with Kenya and Malawi to take part in a WHO-coordinated pilot programme that would make the world's first malaria...
polio

Gov’t Asked To Increase Domestic Funding For Immunisation

The Concern Health Education Project-Ghana has called on government to increase immunisation services in order to prevent children dying needlessly from vaccine preventable diseases...

Study Says 1 in 10 Deaths is Caused By Smoking

Smoking causes one in 10 deaths worldwide, a new study shows, half of them in just four countries – China, India, the US and...
United Nation

Number of drought-related deaths on rise in Somalia – UN

More than 11,000 acute watery diarrhoea or cholera cases and 268 drought-related deaths have been reported since January in Somalia, Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for...

NRSC Take Steps to Cut Road Accident Deaths By 1,000

The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) has said it is seeking to reduce the number of road accident deaths by more than one thousand...
food

Food poisoning deaths up in Vietnam in Jan-Feb

Vietnam witnessed 13 food poisoning cases between January and February, sickening 385 people and killing 11 others, its Preventive Health Department said Wednesday. A methanol...

20 Maternal Deaths Were Recorded Bawku Hospital

The Bawku Presbyterian hospital in the Upper East Region has recorded 20 maternal deaths in the past two years.Statistics from the maternity department of...
abortion

Campaign To Reduce Unsafe Abortion Intensified In B/A

The campaign to substantially reduce unsafe abortion, particularly among young women in the Brong-Ahafo Region, has intensified. This is being spearheaded by Global Hands on...

German Police in Pursuit of a Tunisian Man

German police are searching for a Tunisian man over Monday’s Berlin Christmas market attack, reports say. According to a temporary-stay permit found in the cab...