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Health Data Quality

Sissala West Health Directorate still leads in Upper West

The Sissala West District Health Directorate has consistently topped the 11 districts in the Upper West Region in the area of data quality production...
Prison

Winneba Local Prison Directorate Seeks Support

The authorities of the Winneba Local Prison has called on cooperate bodies to assist them to renovate their facility which is currently a risk...
police

Police Approve Uniforms For Private Security Organisations

The Inspector General of Police(IGP), Mr David Asante-Apeatu, on Wednesday launched approved uniforms for Private Security Organisations(PSO) operating in the country, in Accra. While newly...
Fistula Centres

GHS Mobilise Obstetric Fistula Patients For Repairs

Obstetric Fistula (OBF) is one of the most devastating medical disabilities afflicting women because of complications emanating from lack of surgical intervention for prolonged...
Open Defecation

Ministry Takes Steps To Rebrand Work Of Environmental Health Officers

The Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources is to rebrand the scope of work of the Environmental Health Officers (EHOs) popularly known as “Samasama”...
UDS

UDS Plays Host To 2018 GUSA Games

The University for Development Studies (UDS) has inaugurated a 16-member Local Organising Committee (LOC) to kick-start preparations towards the organisation of the 2018 Ghana...
tuberculosis

UWR: Tuberculosis screening increased

The Upper West Regional Directorate of Health Services has intensified its screening efforts at identifying persons with Tuberculosis, taking on-board screening of miners in...

13 Pregnant JHS Students Sent Home To Deliver

Eighteen pupils from 13 junior high schools in the Nanumba South District of the Northern Region who got pregnant had been sent home to...
Mental Ill

Mentally Ill Persons Must Be Taken Off Streets – TMA

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has been called upon to make provisions for the catering of the abandoned mentally ill persons roaming the streets...
maternal death

AOB District Records Zero Maternal Death

Zero percent maternal death was recorded at Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa (AOB) District in 2016 against zero per cent in 2015, five per cent in 2014, two...
Thirty-three maternal deaths per hour is too many, say experts

Maternal Deaths A Challenge In Brong-Ahafo

Dr Tmothy Letsa, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Director of Health, observed on Tuesday that maternal deaths remain a daunting challenge in the Region, though the...
maternal

Lady of Grace Hospital Records Zero Maternal Mortality

Zero Maternal Mortality was recorded at our Lady of Grace Hospital (OLGH), Breman Asikuma in 2016 as against two in 2015 and two in...
National Road Safety Commission

Passengers Encouraged To Report Driver To Police

The Central Regional Directorate of Road Safety Commission, has called for a national debate with stakeholders in the road transport industry, to adhere to...
Ghana-healthcare

Sekyere Central District Invest In Healthcare

The Sekyere Central District Health Directorate has taken delivery of items costing GHȼ155,000.00 to support quality healthcare delivery. These included five motorbikes, weighing scales, stabilizers,...
Professor Laurence David Gruer, presenting the brand new motorbike the District Coordinating Director, Alhaji Mahammed Issahaku.

NGO Assists Talensi District in Health Delivery

Part of the package included the construction of Community-based Health Planning and Service (CHPS) compound at Accra site, a deprived mining community in the...

Upper East: Five Vehicles Reported Missing From Health Directorate

Five vehicles belonging to the Ghana Health Service (GHS) in the Upper East region have been declared missing. Authorities at the regional health...
Mr Daniel Syme

Minister impress Youth to go into Agriculture

The Deputy Minister made the observation during this year’s District farmers’ day celebration organized by the Bolgatanga Municipal Directorate of the Ministry of Food...
Teenage pregnancy

Teenage pregnancy reduce by 14% in E/R

It is holding a series of activities including durbars to sensitise women and teenagers on the need to improve safe motherhood indicators which include...
fire

Fire Guts Adansi South Health Directorate

Mr Courage Anku, Acting District Director of Health told the Ghana News Agency that there were no casualties and that preliminary reports of inventory taken by...

GAC organised voluntary HIV/AIDS test for Kwahu Revellers

The Ghana Aids Commission and Actionplus Foundation, facilitated the voluntary testing of more than 300 revellers during the Easter holiday on the Kwahu...
actionaid ghana logo

Corporal Punishment must give way positive discipline

Madam Vera She, rpt She, Volta and Greater-Accra Regional Coordinator of Actionaid- Ghana, on Wednesday challenged teachers and parents to replace corporal punishment with...

Central Regions managers of NHIS to sign performance contract

Mr Francis Oti Frempong, the Central Regional Director of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), has said that managers of the National Health Insurance...

WPS Communication Network Instituted

The Women Peace and Security Communication Network (WPS CommNet) has been inaugurated in Accra. The formation of the network...

Learning camp for school children in Tamale

The Savanna Signatures, a Tamale-based NGO, has organized a teaching and learning camp for some selected school children, to help build and improve their...
National Road Safety Commission

Accident fatalities continue to increase in UE

As the Christmas festivities draw nearer motor accident fatalities continue to increase in the Upper East Region. Last week, three children were knocked down and...
hospital equipment

MP assist health facilities in his constituency

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Nsuta-Kwamang-Beposo, Mr. Kwame Asafu-Adjei, has procured GH?50,000 worth of hospital equipment for distribution to health facilities in his...
Mr Aboagye Didieye

MP aids school children

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Afram Plains North, Mr Aboagye Didieye has distributed 10,000 exercise books worth GH?20,000 to a number of public...
Open Defecation

Assemblies urged to act to end open defecation

District Assemblies have been urged to focus efforts and resources on tackling poor sanitation in the communities to prevent cholera and other diseases. Dr. Kwasi...
Participatory Action for Rural Development Alternatives

PARDA assist Upper East Regional Directorate

The Participatory Action for Rural Development Alternatives (PARDA), a Non-Governmental Organization, on Friday donated medical supplies to the Upper East Regional Directorate. The items included...
doctor

CSOs in better position to deal with teenage pregnancy

A medical doctor has said Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) rather than public institutions were better able to lead a multi-disciplinary coalition to deal with...