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AU, WHO sign accord on better cooperation to advance African public health sector

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The African Union (AU) and the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on stronger cooperation in improving...
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Union Demands the Regularisation of IGF Staff in the health Sector

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The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Health Service Workers Union (HSWU) has called on the health authorities to regularise the contract of all...
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Historic leadership conference seeks greater investment in the health sector

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Delegates at a high-profile health-themed conference held in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa on Saturday called for more investments to ensure universal health coverage in...
Ghana Health Service

Health Sector must do more to find answers to cerebral palsy

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Dr Isabella Sagoe-Moses, National Child Health Coordinator of the Ghana Health Service has said there is the need for the health sector to be...

Zambia launches body to regulate research in health sector

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The Zambian government on Tuesday launched a body to regulate research in the health sector in order to help the southern African nation strengthen...
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Rwanda: Legacy Clinics Picks International Award

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Legacy Clinics scoops this year’s BID International Quality Summit Convention held in New York, where professionals and business leaders from around the world gather...
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GHS Spends Over 90% Of Its Budget On Salaries – SEND GHANA

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SEND GHANA's report has shown that, over 90% of government's budgetary allocations for the health sector is spent on salary payments annually. The report...
Aliko Dangote

Philanthropists Come Together to Fund Africa’s Ailing Health Sector

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Billionaires Bill Gates, Aliko Dangote come together to fund health care projects In the 2017 World Happiness Report by Gallup, African countries score poorly....
Ghana Health Service

Government asked to prioritize occupational therapy

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Dr Ebenezer Appiah-Denkyira, immediate past Director- General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has called on Government to make occupational therapy a priority in...
SEND-Ghana

SEND Ghana demands more funding for the health sector

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Nongovernmental organization SEND Ghana is asking government to increase funding to the health sector to help create a healthier country. Ghana was one of the...
Dr. Xavier Crespin

West African bloc seeks private sector support for health sector

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The West African bloc is seeking to strengthen the role of the private sector in health service delivery in the sub-region as financing sources...
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Meningitis Under High Surveillance In Upper West Region

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Three districts in the Upper West Region recorded meningitis cases last year. The Nadowli-kaleo, Jirapa and Nandom Districts by virtue of the geographical location in...
Image taken on July 15, 2015 shows a needle inserted in a patient during an acupuncture treatment, at a public health center of the Unified Health System (SUS) in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso)

China, South Sudan strengthen cooperation in health sector

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China and South Sudan have agreed to boost cooperation in the health sector by enhancing knowledge sharing, capacity building, and hospital to hospital collaboration. ...
Mr Reynolds O. Tenkorang, General Secretary of Health Services Workers Union (HSWU)

Tenkorang cites brewing tension within the health sector

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He said though they have had several assurances from the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, and the Deputy Minister for Health, till date...

Stakeholders in the health sector asked to improve services in communities

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According to him, despite the effort by governments and institutions to fight malaria, the disease still claims almost half a million lives each...
Dr Eric Asamoa

Fresh Batch of Physician Assistants and Anesthetics Inaugurated

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They took the Oath of Office and the National Pledge which enjoins them to uphold the tenets of patient anatomy, beneficence, non-malfeasance and...
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EU support to Ghana’s Maternal health sector

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At the end of the second quarter of the year, the European Union (EU) in Ghana released GHS 14.6 million (EUR 3.3 million) as...
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Human Resource Managers of Ghana’s Health Sector Form Association

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Its members are drawn from the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and the Christian health institutions. Dr. Charity Sarpong,...
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NGO Urges Government To Address Inequality Gap In Health Sector

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The campaign believed that access to equality in the health sector will reduce rural-urban, peri-urban and north and south disparities accelerate the implementation of...
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Ghana’s Health Care System Has Come Far

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I refuse to be depressed today. I refuse to be depressed by those who are telling me the glass is half empty. Yes, I...
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Lecturer calls for long term workable health financing

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This is because sustainable healthcare financing could only be seen in the context of universal healthcare coverage which focuses on giving access to health...
Employment Minister, Mr. Haruna lddrisu held Meet the Press series.

Joint Committee on Pension Scheme submit recommendations

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Mr Haruna Iddrisu, Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, who received the documents at the Meet-the-Press series on Tuesday, commended the Committee for the...

Lordina Mahama challenges stakeholders in health to intensify efforts

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Some of the challenges include traditions that disempower women from taking personal decisions on their health, culture of fear, discrimination, and occasional stock out...

Philippines increases funding for health sector improvement

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The health sector emerged as one of the big winners in the Philippines? 2016 draft budget, with a significant increase in funding allocated for...

Zambian leader lauds role played by WHO in improving health sector

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Thursday underlined the important role played by the World Health Organization (WHO) in improving the country's health sector, his...

Government dopts pragmatic health financing plan

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From Francis Ameyibor, GNA UN Special Correspondent, Geneva, Switzerland Dr Isabella Sagoe Moses, National Child Health Coordinator, Ghana Health Service (GHS) has revealed that government...

SDA Church Tasks Government To Priortize Health Sector

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By Samuel Ansah Boateng The Tema North District Pastor, of the Seventh Day Adventists Church (SDA), Michael Kwabena Lowas, has appealed to government , to...
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MPs put Rwanda’s health sector on the spot

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Rwandan Parliament Wednesday resolved to form a special commission to investigate faults that have been cited as hampering good service delivery in the country'...
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UNFPA to give Madagascar $4.7 million for maternal health

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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will give Madagascar over 4.7 million U.S. dollars to support its annual action plan in the health sector....
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Zambia and Sweden to strengthen ties in health sector

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Zambia and Sweden have affirmed their commitments to strengthen ties in the health sector in order to improve health care delivery in Zambia, the...