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Bosome Freho Sees Increment in Teenage Pregnancy

The Bosome Freho District Directorate of Health Services, has consistently recorded higher teenage pregnancy incidences in the communities, over the past five years. Mr Clement...
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Community Youth centres could assist curb teenage pregnancies

Mrs Doris Quame, Akatsi North District Director of Health Services has called for the establishment of youth centres in communities to support the proper...
teenage pregnancy

Community Youth Centres can help mitigate teenage pregnancy

Mrs Doris Quame, Akatsi North District Director of Health Services, has called for the establishment of youth centres in communities to support the proper...
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Central Region Post Impressive Performance in Health Services

Due to improved public health education and commitment to providing health infrastructure and logistics, all maternal and child health performance indicators were positive in...
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Most Medical Doctors in Ghana Do Not Accept Posting to Central Region

Regardless of the fact that the Central Region is the most peaceful in Ghana with its wonderful educational institutions and close to Accra, the...
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UN to provide health services to 48,000 Somalis in drought-hit regions

The UN migration agency said Tuesday it will partner with ministries of health in both Somaliland and Puntland to provide emergency health services to...
Vice President Bawumia

Ghana to use drones for health services

The government will sign a Memorandum of Understanding with a health service provider this week that would enable the country to use drone technology...
NHIS

NHIS clients, service providers asked to avoid negative practices

Reverend Sampson Agyir Nyarko, the Effutu Awutu Senya Area Manager of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has called on service providers and NHIS...
NHIS

Gov’t of Ghana Pays Debt Own NHIS

Government has paid GH¢600 million to the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), out of its total indebtedness to the scheme, which has improved...

Newmont Akyem Hands Over Bungalow To Health Center

The Newmont Akyem Golden Ridge Limited has completed and handed over four bungalows to the Adausena Health Centre to provide decent accommodation for health...

Prof. Adei Calls For Improvement In Attitude Of Medical Personnel

Professor Stephen Adei, a former Rector, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), says there is a need for improvement in the attitude...
Health Services Delivery

Clients Satisfied With Health Service Delivery In Ghana

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...
reproductive System

200,000 Adolescents Given Reproductive Health Education

About 200,000 adolescents in Ashanti and Brong Ahafo Regions are benefitting from adolescent reproductive health services as the fight to reduce teenage pregnancy intensified. This...
NURSES

GHC 252m Allocated To Restore Nurses And Teachers Allowance

There are measures to employ 11,000 health trainees who graduated between 2012 and 2016, and 181 doctors who also completed their housemanship seven months...
Doctors

Staffing Position Of Health Personnel Improve In U/W

The staffing position of health personnel with critical skills such as medical doctors, midwives, pharmacists, physicians and anaesthetists which used be a challenge in...
Pneumococcal-Meningitis

Meningitis Under High Surveillance In Upper West Region

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...
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Gov’t Not Aware Of Reimbursement Delays – Minister

Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, the Volta Regional Minister, has pledged government’s commitment to fix delays associated with the reimbursement of health insurance claims. “…government is...
Malnutrition

Acute Malnutrition Hit Upper West Region

About 1.4 per cent of all children less than five years in the Upper West Region are acutely malnourished. The Region also has the second...

GHARH Project chalks great success in 6 months

Through its multiple communication channels, including the popular TV series programme, “YOLO” that figure of the target group were reached in the Brong Ahafo...
New Crystal Health Services

Club 100 Rankings: New Crystal Health Services Tops

The company, which has consistently claimed top spot in the prestigious ranking among its peers in health services, has attributed its success to quality...

Stakeholders in the health sector asked to improve services in communities

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

Sunyani-West: 19 pregnant women found to be HIV positive

They were among 1,535 expectant mothers, tested in the facilities when they attended antenatal clinic between January and June. Mrs. Aryee,...

Maternal-child Health in Binduri takes a worrying trend

The district, in the Upper East Region, does not have adequate number of midwives and lacks the equipment for maternal health delivery, mostly needed...

Awutu-senya east assembly inject funds into numerous projects

The projects include the construction of school building at Opeikuma, Nahadatu-Ofaakor, Number Three Classroom Block at Islamic Research, CP, Community Health Improvement Project...
Jomoro District Assembly

UNICEF, KOICA Donate Motorbikes To Upper East Health Directorate

The motorbikes are expected to fill the transportation gaps within the Regional Health Directorate and to ensure that healthcare workers reach out to communities...

Lordina calls for resource allocation for adolescent programmes

This, she said, would enable African governments to initiate and implement key actions, towards reversing the negative HIV and AIDS trends among adolescents. "For far...
Ghana Health service

Central Medical Stores staff complain of intimidation

According to the President of the Association, Mr. Franklin Yamoah Otchere, though the report of the committee of inquiry on the incident had not...

Catholic Relief Services supports Upper East Health Directorate with medical supplies

The Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has donated assorted medical equipment including 24 tricycles, 56 motor bikes and 120 bicycles to the Upper East...

ECOWAS member states commit to provide comprehensive health services

In line with the worldwide goal of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030, government officials from all fifteen (15) ECOWAS member states today committed...
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Zambia and Sweden to strengthen ties in health sector

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