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Diarrhoea and cholera kills close to 19,000 Ghanaians yearly

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Madam Mary Ama Kudom Agyemang, a Media Expert on Thursday disclosed that about 19,000 Ghanaians die from diarrhoea and cholera annually due to the...
Ebola patients can lose five to 10 litres of fluid a day through vomiting and diarrhoea

UNICEF/WHO Report Says Most Children in Ghana Die From Diarrhoea

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More than 4,000 Ghanaian children die from diarrhoea every year, a Joint Monitoring Programme report of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and United Nations...

FDA Calls For Effort To Curb Abuse Of Tramadol

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has decried the increasing abuse of Tramadol, a pain reliever, among the youth and called for concerted effort...
World Health Organisation

WHO, UNFCCC Sign MOU To Tackle Climate Change Health Issues

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat (UNFCCC) have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to renew...

Female Students Educated On Sexual And Reproductive Health

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Female students have been urged to take responsibility of their sexual and reproductive health and to live acceptable social lifestyles. Dr. Emmanuel Ameh, Obstetrician/Gynaecologist at...

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Celebrate Incredible Progress

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Mankind is currently witnessing the fastest progress the world has ever seen in global health and poverty reduction, says the Bill and Melinda Gates...
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Artists supports UNICEF initiative against open defecation

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Works of the local artists of different mediums are expected to rouse public discourse in market squares, public transport , offices and airwaves, and...
Ms Philomena A Mettle

Kassena-Nankana records low sanitation induced diseases

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The incidence of sanitation related diseases have reduced remarkably in some communities in the Kassena-Nankana West District of the Upper East Region. ...
sanitation

Latter Day Saints and La Dadekotopon clean La beach

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in collaboration with the La Dadekotopon Municipal Assembly (LaDMA) have organized a massive clean-up exercise...

Ho residents dump faeces in gutter

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A sanitation disaster is looming in the Ho Power House area where some households dislodge human excreta into drains and bushes nearby. ...

More children and mothers likely to die from preventable diseases if…

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Information is?that, more children and mothers are likely to die from preventable diseases if the government of Ghana does not invest more into health...
Noguchi Memorial Institute

More than 100 Ebola cases proved negative

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One hundred and twenty suspected Ebola cases investigated at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) in Accra came out negative. The Ministry of...

Ghanaians advised to maintain personal hygiene

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Madam Josephine Owusu-Yeboah, Ahanta West District Disease Control Officer, has advised Ghanaians to maintain personal hygiene and properly wash their hands with soap under...

Uganda monitors 146 people for Marburg symptoms

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A total of 146 people are being monitored in Uganda for signs and symptoms of the Ebola-like Marburg virus, the World Health Organization (WHO)...

USAID supports Asante-Akim South to prevent cholera

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The Asante-Akim South District Assembly with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has taken steps to prevent cholera outbreak...
Compassion International

Compassion International To Equip Mothers

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Compassion International (CI) is undertaking a project to equip mothers with the needed education on nutritional as well as child surveillance programmes. The aim is...
Wpid Prof Nana Agyemang

Diarrhoea After Drinking Tap Water Hits Daboase SHS

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Over one hundred students of the Daaboase Senior High School in the Wassa East District of the Western region are experiencing severe diarrhoea...
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Diarrhoea Swept Daaboase SHS

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Over one hundred students of the Daaboase Senior High School in the Wassa East District of the Western region are experiencing severe diarrhoea after...

Five children died of diarrhoea in South Africa

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An outbreak of diarrhoea has claimed five lives in Upington town in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.The epidemic which started two weeks...

About 10,000 Children Under 5 are killed Annually In Ghana from Diarrhoea

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Hon. Akwasi Opong-Fosu, Ghana?s Minister For Local Government and Rural Development, has lamented that in spite of efforts made in achieving the country?s water...

About 15% of children die from Diarrhoea yearly

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Dr Mrs Gifty Gyimah-Asare, Specialist Pediatrician, Ledzokuku Krowor Municipal Assembly (LEKMA) Hospital on Thursday intimated that about 10 to 15 per cent of children...

Diarrhoea Kills 1.4m Kids

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Mr. Griffith demonstrating to reporters how the aquafilter is used ABOUT 1.4 MILLION children die every year from diarrhoea as a result of unclean...