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fda-blood

FDA Supports Bolgatanga blood banks

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in Bolgatanga the Upper East Regional capital, has organized blood donation exercise as part of its mandate to...
May Day

Activista says their energies are under tapped

Activista Ghana, a youth group in the Upper East Region, has called on government to initiate policies that would help the country’s youth to...
Grnma Celebrates May Day

Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association Marks May Day

The Upper East Regional chapter of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) on Wednesday joined hundreds of organized labour unions in Bolgatanga,...
Tongraan Kugbilsong Nanlebegtang

Tongraan distances himself from Rockson Bukar’s remarks

The Paramount Chief of the Talensi Traditional Area, Tongraan Kugbilsong-Nanlebegtang, has disassociated himself from alleged recorded telephone conversation between Mr Rockson Ayine Bukari, former...
Cuban Doctor

Doctor demands conducive atmosphere for severely ill patients

Dr Odalys Batista, a Cuban Doctor at the Paediatric Unit of the Upper East Regional Hospital in Bolgatanga, has observed that most hospital wards...
Abandoned Baby

Newborn baby Found Abandoned at Paga District hospital

A 29-year-old mother, Christian Akala, on Monday abandoned her two-day old baby girl at the Paga District Hospital in the Kassena-Nankana West District in...
Railway

Ghana/Burkina Railway Interconnectivity Report Presented

The inception report of phase one of feasibility studies on the Ghana-Burkina Faso railway interconnectivity project was at the weekend presented in Bolgatanga, the...
National Democratic Congress (NDC)

NDC sympathises with bereaved families of road accident

Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, National Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has led a party delegation to the Garu in the Upper East...
HIV test

FDA says request for medical check up not meant for HIV/AIDS

Mr Sabastian Mawuli Hotor, the Upper East Regional Head of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has said it is untrue the notion amongst...
education

Our Reading Culture is Fast Declining – Prof. Yitah

Professor Helen Yitah, Head of the Department of English, at the University of Ghana-Legon, has observed that reading among students, especially those in Senior...
Performance Review

Directorates and Facilities Must Collaborate

Dr Winfred Ofosu, the Upper East Regional Director of Health Services, has called on health facilities, especially District hospitals to effectively collaborate with various...
Teenage Pregnancy

Upper East Records Abnormal Cases of Teenage Pregnancy

Madam Rofina Asuru, the Upper East Regional Deputy Director of Nursing Services (DDNS) in charge of Public Health activities says the region has exceeded...
Madam Paulina Patience Abayage Tree Planting

Launching of GNG Held in Upper East Region

Madam Paulina Patience Abayage, the Upper East Regional Minister, at the weekend inaugurated the Greening Northern Ghana (GNG) Project in the Region. The GNG is...
drugs

Upper East Region Hospitals Needs Mental Health Drugs Badly

Psychiatric units in the Region are in dire need of psychotropic drugs to improve on the health care needs of psychiatric clients, Mr Edem...
Ghana Health Services (GHS)

GHS Council to Serve All Staff with Code of Conduct

Dr Sefah Bediakoh, Member of the Ghana Health Services (GHS) Governing Council, has said the Council is set to distribute about 70,000 copies of...
Sammy Awuku

2020 Will Put Our Record to Test – Sammy Awuku

Mr Samuel Awuku, the National Organizer of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has said that election 2020 will be contest of records and...
Mr Henry Nana Boakye

We Consider Mahama a Serious Threat – Nana Boakye

Mr Henry Nana Boakye, the National Youth Organizer of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has said the party will not be complacent but...
Knights Donation

Jr. Knights and Ladies of Marshall Supports the Sick

Worthy Brother Francis Azande Ayaaba, the Upper East Regional Youth Coordinator of the 39 Junior Knights and Ladies of Marshall, has called on youth...
NORPRA Statement

NORPRA Lauds Lands Ministry Over Directives to Cover Mining Pits

The Northern Patriots in Research and Advocacy (NORPRA) has commended the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources on its directives to close illegal mining...
Photo of bereaved families and friends at the Regional Hospital morgue to convey their dead relations.

Bolgatanga Mortuary Begins Work Again

Mortuary activities at the Regional hospital in Bolgatanga on Friday resumed full operations after a three-day strike action by the Mortuary Workers Association of...
March Rehearsals

Bolgatanga schools Ready for Independence Day Celebration

Public and Private Senior and Junior High Schools in the Bolgatanga Municipality on Tuesday intensified rehearsals in various forms of choreography to mark Ghana’s...
Pharmacy Council

Only One Inspecting Pharmacist Exists in Upper East

Mr Benjamin Kwarteng Frimpong, the Upper East Regional Manager of the Pharmacy Council of Ghana has attributed the increasing rate of tramadol abuse among...
school uniforms

Goo-Atandaa Primary School Pupils Presented with Uniforms

Mr Peter Ayinbisa Ayamga, the District Chief Executive (DCE) of Bongo in the Upper East Region, has presented 160 pieces of school uniforms to...
media workshop

According to NHIA Pregnant Women Have Become More Confident

Mr Kasimu Abudulai, the Upper East Regional Operations Manager of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), said pregnant women have confidence in the free...
Polytechnic congregation

299 Students Graduates from Bolgatanga Polytechnic

Dr Fred Kyei Asamoah, the Executive Director of the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) has challenged graduates to inculcate in...
Bolga polytechnics

Rector for Bolgatanga Polytechnic Has Announced Their preparedness for Conversion

Professor Samuel Erasmus Alnaa, Rector of the Bolgatanga Polytechnic has said the conversion of the Polytechnic to Technical University was long overdue. He recalled that...
motorcycles

Upper East Assembly Members Receive Motorbikes

Madam Paulina Patience Abayege, the Upper East Regional Minister on Tuesday presented 533 motorbikes to Assembly members in all 15 Municipal and District Assemblies...
screening

Health Oriented Charity Organises Screening for Babies

Aide á la Vulnèrabillitè, a charity-based health organization operating in the Upper East Region has organised medical screening babies in the Mother of Mercy...
Minister Clergy

Minister appeals to Clergy to Offer Prayers for the Youth

The Upper East Regional Minister, Madam Paulina Patience Abayage, has expressed concern about rising intake of alcohol among the youth in the region. She said...
30 ambulances procured under Mahama not fit for purpose

Regional Minister Laments Over the Lack of Ambulances

Madam Paulina Patience Abayege, the Upper East Regional Minister has expressed concern about the lack of ambulances to transport medical cases and casualties within...