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Anniversary Kintampo

Kintampo Health Research Centre is 25 Years Old

The 25th Anniversary celebrations of the Kintampo Health Research Centre (KHRC) has been launched in Accra, with a call for increased efforts to sustain...
Vaccine Malaria

Ghana to roll-out malaria vaccination campaign in three regions

More than 58,000 children, below five years, in the Bono, Bono East and Ahafo regions are expected to be vaccinated against malaria every year. Dr...
Yolo Seriesvideo

YOLO Season Five Series Video Premiered

The highly anticipated return of the most watched and popular Ghanaian TV series, “You Only Live Once” (YOLO), has been premiered in Accra. Season Five...
Health Gavi Training

Measles, rare care medical cases in Ghana

Dr Anthony Nsiah Asare, the Director General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), said they have not recorded cases of Measles in the country...
Vacc Ghana News Compressed

GHS to pilot Malaria Vaccine in April

Dr George Bonsu, National Immunization Programme Manager of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has hinted that GHS would pilot a Malaria Vaccine this April. He...
CCFC presents

CCFC Donates Medicines to Three Districts

The Christian Children's Fund of Canada (CCFC) has presented some medicines worth GHC 179,000 to three districts in the northern region to help the...
Workers Okada

Okada is the Source of transport for Tatale Port health Workers

Workers of the Port Health Unit of the Ghana Health Service at Tatale in the Northern Region depend on hired motorbikes popularly known as...
Ghana Health Services (GHS)

Effia-Nkwanta Hospital in Dire Need of Specialist and Equipment

Dr Jacob Mahama, the Western Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service says the Effia-nkwanta hospital, the only referral facility in the Region continues...
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital Kath

KATH Works At Improving Pregnancy-Related Diseases

The management of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has announced plans to partner the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and other key stakeholders, to...
Kidney Day

GKA Drafts Policy Aimed at Addressing Prolong Kidney Diseases

A Renal Care Policy has been developed by the Ghana Kidney Association (GKA) to help address the causes, prevention, treatment and costs of chronic...
anaemia

C/R: Rate of Anaemia Among Females Very High

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has described the high incidence of anaemia among females in the Central Region as ‘alarming’, and had called for...
Anaemia Girls

Iron Folic Acid Supplements Lessens Anaemia in Girls

A study conducted by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has indicated an overall reduction in anaemia levels of girls in Junior and Senior High...
health heatlhcare policy

Ghana’s Healthcare Policies Requires Effective Implementation

Professor Agyeman Badu Akosa, a former Director- General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) said Ghana needs to implement healthcare policies effectively to improve...
malaria

Assin Fosu Municipality OPD Cases Topped by Malaria

Regardless of all the multifaceted interventions employed by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) to drastically reduce malaria infections, it remained the highest of all...
HEALTH PERFORMANCE REVIEW 2

Dr Nsiah Says Poor Leadership Hamper Quality Healthcare

Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has blamed the lack of progress in most healthcare delivery outcomes in the...
Aurum Institute Ghana supports TB case finding intervention

Aurum Institute Ghana Throws Weight Behind TB Case Finding Mission

The Aurum Institute, Ghana, a public benefit not for profit Organisation, on Monday, presented six motorbikes to the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and its...
abortion

GHS asked to make available safe abortion services

Mr Raphael Godlove Ahenu, the Chief Executive Officer of Global Media Foundation (GLOMEF), a human rights advocacy media Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has called on...
Ghana Health Service

Onchocerciasis Expert Committee Releases Communique

The Ghana Onchocerciasis Expert Committee (GOEC) has issued a communique after deliberations at its fourth twice-yearly meeting convened by the Ghana Health Service (GHS)...
pregnant

Pregnant Women Advised to Seek Early Antiretroviral Therapy

The Sunyani Municipal Health Directorate of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has urged pregnant women to report early to hospital to start Anti-Retroviral Therapy...
MoU Novartis

Ghana and Novartis Signs Agreement on Sickle Cell Disease Treatment and Diagnosis

The Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service and other allied agencies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with global medicines company, Novartis, to...
First lady launch free to shine campaign

48% of HIV Infected Infants in Ghana Gets Screened

As at September 2018, Ghana had screened 48 per cent of all HIV-exposed infants (HEI) with five per cent being HIV positive. This implies a...
Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare (left) exchanging pleasantries with Dr Baffour Awuah, Special Advisor to the Minister of Health, after the launch. With them is Mr Joao Paulo Magalhaes (middle), the Country Manager, Roche Product Ghana. Picture: EDNA ADU-SERWAA

National Guideline for Cancer Management in Ghana Launched

The Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service (GHS), in collaboration with Roche Ghana Limited, a Pharmaceutical Company, at the weekend launched the...
Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare

Ghana’s Trauma Care Checklist Unveiled

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Monday launched the World Health Organisation’s Trauma Care Checklist to be integrated into emergency service delivery in all...
JICA supports GHS with vehicles

JICA Donates Vehicles to Ghana Health Service

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on Friday handed over the keys to 26 Nissan Pickup vehicles to the Ghana Health Service (GHS) to...
ADDRO supports

ADDRO supports community volunteers in the fight against malaria

The Anglican Diocesan Development and Relief Organization (ADDRO) in partnership with Comic Relief, a UK based funding Agency and in collaboration with the Ghana...
Red Cross

UE: Ghana Red Cross Society Expands MNCH Project

The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) has scaled up its Maternal, New-born and Child Health (MNCH) project to cover the Talensi and Pusiga Districts...
Red Cross

Northern Region: Red Cross Starts MNCH Project

A Mother, New-born and Child Health (MNCH) project has begun to contribute to reducing maternal and child mortality in four districts in the Northern...
Ghana Medical Association (GMA)

60th Anniversary Celebrations of GMA Launched

Dr Frank Ankobea, the President of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) on Wednesday, said the future was bright for the organisation in spite of...
Mrs Samira Bawumia in veil launching the "Safe Delivery project" in Salaga

Mrs. Bawumia Unveils ‘The Safe Delivery Project’ in East Gonja

The Second Lady, Mrs Samira Bawumia, on Thursday launched ‘The Safe Delivery Project’ in the East Gonja Municipality, aimed at helping reduce maternal and...
Ebola

MOH Outlines Preventive Measures Towards Ebola

The Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Thursday disclosed that measures have been instituted to help prevent the transmission...