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211 doctors fired in Zimbabwe amid strike

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Zimbabwe's Health Services Board (HSB) has to date fired 211 junior doctors at government hospitals since it began disciplinary hearings for the striking health...
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Doctors from 13 countries graduate from surgery training in South Africa

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Twenty-two doctors from 13 developing countries completed a China-sponsored ultrasound surgery training workshop in Johannesburg on Wednesday. They were granted...
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Government considering sponsoring of Doctors Postgraduate training

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Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, the Minister of Health, has given a hint of the Government’s intentions to soon announce the development of a new policy...
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Patients in Uganda stranded as doctors strike enters day 6

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After hours of waiting in a long queue at a health facility in central Uganda, Jackie Namasaba gave up after no doctor turned up...
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Clients Satisfied With Health Service Delivery In Ghana

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About 75.79 per cent of clients of the health service in the country are satisfied with the health services delivery over the period of...
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UN urges Kenya to enhance occupational safety for doctors to end HIV epidemic

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The UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has urged Kenya to strengthen its occupational safety and health conditions for doctors in order to end the...
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KATH Shortage of Doctors and Ghana’s Limited Resource Base

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The Public Relations Officer of the ministry, Robert Cudjoe, said it was difficult to meet the manpower requirement of KATH due to the limited...
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NARD Members Call Off Strike Action

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The strike by resident doctors of Nigeria (NARD) was called off Wednesday, 10 days after it had started, to monitor the level of federal...
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Be Guided By Your Oaths, Doctors Advised

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Professor Mike Ocquaye, the Speaker of Parliament, has advised medical practitioners to live by the tenets of the Physician’s Oath, also called the ‘Hippocratic...
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GHS Prepared to Deal Ruthlessly with Careless Doctors

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has said it would not countenance any action or practices by medical doctors likely to impact negatively on quality...
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Rural Communities Also Need Doctors

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Saturday urged newly qualified doctors to accept postings to rural communities. He said young doctors who were posted to...

“Balls in Danger”: The act of doctors destroying testosterone (1)

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Balls in Danger’ is an impressive and well-crafted documentary by the renowned multimedia journalist Seth Kwame Boateng. Immediately I saw the ad “Balls...

Balls in Danger: The Act of Doctors Destroying Testosterone

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At the famous Tenovus Institute in Wales 222 prostate cancer patients were studied. They again found that the men with the lowest testosterone levels...
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MSF publishes five lessons to learn from Ebola outbreak

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Four people died in the most recent Ebola outbreak that occurred in a remote, forested area of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This...
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Expectant Mothers Encouraged To Heed Counsel Of Medical Practitioners

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Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang Manu on Wednesday encouraged expectant mothers to heed the counsel of medical practitioners on newly born babies to help reduce...

Catholic Church Marks Easter With Free Medical Screening

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Saint Matthew Catholic Church has offered free medical screening for the aged and sick within Tarkwa and its environs as part of activities to...

Kenyan Doctors Calls Off 100-day Strike

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Doctors in Kenya have agreed to end a 100-day strike that has paralysed the country’s public health system. Union officials representing thousands of striking medical...
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Kenyan leader rules out further talks with doctors

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Kenyan President on Sunday ruled out further talks with the striking doctors and directed them to return to work before any more talks. ...
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Experts lament over doctors shortage for China’s organ transplants

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Though China currently performs the second-largest number of organ transplants after the US, rising costs and lack of doctors remain challeges for those in...

Doctor’s Advise Beyonce Against Performing in Coachella Festival

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Beyonce has pulled out of performing at California’s Coachella music festival in April under doctor’s orders.The pregnant singer was due to top the bill...

KATH Doctors Lament Over Alarming Rate of Throat Gonorrhoea

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file image Medics at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) have expressed concerns about the number of reported health conditions that can be linked to oral...
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KANDAHA Group Warns Doctors For Vilifying Tamale Teaching Hospital

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The Kandaha group, a Pro-NPP group in Tamale has indicated with great dissatisfaction about the current state of affairs at the Tamale Teaching Hospital...

KATH Doctors to Strike Over Lack of Blood & Oxygen

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file image Doctors at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) are threatening to embark on a strike if management do not act promptly in solving...

Wee Smokers Take Over Abandoned Doctor’s Bungalows

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One of the abandoned structures Two-semidetached self-contained bungalows under various stages of completion meant for medical doctors and Staff of the Kibi Government Hospital in...

Doctors at Zambia’s main hospital start protest

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Doctors at Zambia's main hospital have started a sit-in protest to press for a salary rise and improved conditions of service, said a statement...

Samuel Atta Mills Breaks Jinx Of KEEA Seat

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Twelve New Members of Parliament (MP) from 12 constituencies in the Central Region would grace Parliament when the house is dully reconstituted in 2017. The...

Abdulai, Ramatu Haruna Lose 2 Their Quadruplets

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 The premature quadruplets born to the poor couple. Two of the four babies born in a day to a poverty-stricken couple and named after four...

Doctors At 37 Military Hospital Threaten Strike

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Information gathered by DAILY GUIDE indicates that civilian doctors at the 37 Military Hospital are aggrieved over their exclusion from the condition of service...
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Health Minister debunks claims of doctor unemployment

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He said the Government had prioritised doctors in terms of financial clearance for placement and described as untrue, claims of doctor unemployment in the...
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KNUST: 176 qualified doctors instated

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The inductees, including 19 dental surgeons, had successfully undergone the certified medical training as required by the Council and as such licensed to practice. ...