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Wawa Aba platform to revolutionize access to reproductive health

Historically, adolescent reproductive health has been overlooked and largely ignored despite the high risk the country faces for its neglect. ...
Polio vaccination progresses steadily in Tema West

Ghana intensifies polio vaccination to protect children under 5

Health workers from the Ghana Health Service and volunteers Saturday intensified their efforts to immunize children under five against the polio virus. ...
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Health Workers cleans Sunyani Municipal Hospital

The Bono, Bono East and Ahafo Regions branch of the Health Services Workers Union (HSWU) on Friday held a cleanup exercise in the Sunyani...
Maternal mortality rate

Health Ministers Asked to Help Achieve Zero Maternal Mortality

Mr Samuel Nuertey Ayertey, the Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, has called on health workers in the Eastern Region to strive to achieve...
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Kenya mulls recruitment of community health workers to ease disease burden

Kenya will recruit and train additional community health workers to reduce burdens of infectious and non-communicable diseases, an official said on Tuesday. ...

15,000 Ugandan Community Health Workers to Undergo Training

Uganda's ministry of health on Tuesday said it is going to recruit over 15,000 people who will be trained as community health workers in...
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Health workers in Zambia fume over move to moonlighting ban in private sector

Health workers in Zambia on Thursday reacted angrily to the government's decision to ban them from having private jobs in the private sector as...

Nestle Institute builds capacity of health workers in Ghana

Nestlé Nutrition Institute Africa, in collaboration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, has organised a two-day workshop in Accra and Kumasi for Health Care...
South Africa

South African armed force health workers sent to health centres

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) on Saturday said they have deployed their health personnel on the North West province where there is...

Bawku Health Workers Vows to Give Off Their Best

Mr Effa Yeboah, General Manager of the Bawku Presbyterian Hospital, has pledged the commitment of workers in the Hospital to render quality healthcare services...

Kenyan expert roots for big data to transform healthcare services

Kenya needs to invest in collating data so as to propel improved and equitable delivery of healthcare services, a research expert said on Saturday. Mokeira...
SEND Ghana

Yendi: Send Ghana Organises Policy Dialogue on Clients Satisfaction

SEND GHANA, an NGO based in Tamale in the Northern and working to promote good governance and equality of women and men in Ghana...

WHO trains community health workers in Somalia cholera fight

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday it will conduct a two-month training program for community health workers on the case management of acute...

GHS Spends Over 90% Of Its Budget On Salaries – SEND GHANA

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...

GHS Urged To Adhere To Its Code Of Ethics – SEND GHANA

SEND GHANA has on the 24th October, 2017, launched a research report that forms part of activities under the project named; Making the Budget...

Ghana Needs A Mental Health Bill Now!

With the recent call by psychiatrists in the country for the setting up of Mental Health Bill into law, Odimegwu Onwumere writes that there...
Thirty-three maternal deaths per hour is too many, say experts

Maternal Deaths A Challenge In Brong-Ahafo

Dr Tmothy Letsa, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Director of Health, observed on Tuesday that maternal deaths remain a daunting challenge in the Region, though the...
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8, 600 Health Workers Likely to Lose Their Jobs

It has emerged that over 8,600 health workers’ career are in limbo following a decision by Akufo-Addo led New Patriotic Party (NPP) Government to...

Mahama Proud Of His Vision For The Health Sector

President John Dramani Mahama said Thursday his vision for the health sector during his tenure has been to provide improved health facilities and trained...
Mental Health

GKS schooled health personnel on maternal mental healthcare

They included midwives, community health nurses and community psychiatric nurses drawn from 182 health facilities across the 26 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs)...

Health workers charged to maintain standards

They said they were optimistic that when the target is achieved, the citizenry would be strong and healthier at all times to make excellent...

Health Workers advised to work towards achieving higher standards

The meeting afforded the participants, drawn from Government and Private Healthcare Facilities in the Central Region, the opportunity to review their performances and come...

Beposo builds bungalow for health workers

They have started with the construction of a bungalow for the Physician Assistant in-charge of the facility. A special fund-raising durbar they organized in aid...
Breast Cancer

Takoradi Metropolis welcomes breast cancer awareness

The event which was organised by Breast Care International, a non-governmental organisation, brought together hundreds of people from all walks of life. The participants took...

Applaud health workers for polio eradication in Nigeria

Just a little above a year ago, we recorded about 6 cases which dented our relentless efforts to see that no child gets infected...

Be guided by your motto to serve humanity – Minister tells nurses

Health Minister Mr Alex Segbefia has asked public health workers to strive to change the negative perceptions of the public about...

President promises better package for health workers

President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday gave the assurance that government would find solutions to the welfare issues of health workers in the coming...
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Zambian health experts call for regulation of health training institutions

Health experts in Zambia have called for the establishment of a independent regulatory body to monitor private training institutions providing training for doctors, the...

South Sudan crisis, the forgotten emergency

11 year old Nyamer Nuon welcomes you to her home with her beautiful smile in Rhino Refugee Settlement Camp here in the northwestern Ugandan...

Health Workers In Nkoranza Attend Workshop On TB

Sixty health workers in the Nkoranza South Municipality on Wednesday attended a day?s workshop on the ?signs and symptoms of Tuberculosis (TB) and its...