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President pays glowing tribute to First Lady for serving Ghana

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has commended the First Lady Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, for her immense contribution towards the provision of critical services...
Kidney Day

Diabetes, Hypertension are the Main Roots of Kidney Disease

Mr Isaac Asare Lartey, a senior Nursing Officer at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Renal unit on Thursday said, diabetes and hypertension are the two...

Use of NHIS funds to support football is unfair

Dr George Kweku Prah, the Medical Director of the Trauma Hospital in Winneba, has described as “unfair and unacceptable’’ the use of National Health...

Driver, 51 charged with defilement

A 51 year old driver who claimed his penis was malfunctioning because he had High Blood Pressure has appeared in court accused of defiling...

Residents Of Asokore-Mampong Undergo Medical Screening

Over 300 people at Aboabo, a densely-populated community in the Asokore-Mampong Municipality, have benefited from free medical screening. They were thoroughly examined for various diseases...

Merck calls for applications for the 2017 Hypertension Award

Merck (MerckGroup.com), a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials, marks today World Hypertension Day with the announcement of...
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...

Vodafone Health Foundation Extends Outreach To Residents Of Mamprobi

Telecommunication giant, Vodafone Ghana has taken its health foundation programme “Healtfest” to Mamprobi and its environs over the weekend, which was aimed treating various...

Chinese medical outreach team alarmed at Ghana’s hypertension situation

Dr. Zheng Jianghua, leader of the 11-man team working at the LEKMA-China-Ghana Friendship Hospital at Teshie-Nungua, a suburb of the capital, told Xinhua here...

New Research Proves ‘Prekese’ Could Cure Hypertension

The fruit, which is often used for flavouring food especially soup is gradually gaining researchers’ attention in the country is known in scientific parlance...

Diabetes and hypertension are preventable through breast feeding

She said research had shown that babies fed exclusively on breast milk for six months were likely not to suffer from these non-communicable diseases...

Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids harmful – Scientist

He mentioned some of the diseases and ailments to include headaches/migraine, infertility, menstrual pains, hypertension, diabetes and cancer. In a statement issued to the Ghana...

TMA To Reduce Prevalence Of Lifestyle Diseases Among Residents

The programme involves the creation and repair of public parks, walkways along roads, rehabilitation and upgrading of community recreational spaces and coordinated sports programmes. Speaking...

GNAT Takes Steps To Improve Teachers’ Health

This involves screening for early detection and treatment of non-communicable diseases and stress-related health conditions including hypertension and diabetes. Mr. Charles Kofi Adum Nti Achamfour,...

NGO Organizes Medical Outreach Program For The Aged

The exercise which was sponsored by IPMC, M & G Pharmaceuticals Limited, Health on Wheels, Pharmanova Limited, Radio One and Complex Farms; aimed at...

Traders benefit from free diabetes screening

Mr Daniel Akuffo, President of the Club said the Nsawam market traders were selected because members of the Club observed that their activities could...

FDB Must Impose the Concept of 50gms of Sugar a day

In some parts of the world including some developed and developing nations including Africa the rules are not given serious attention. Perhaps that is...

NGO to create public awareness on blood types

The Founder and project coordinator, Mr Stephen Sateckla, said the launch is to pave the way for the organisation to roll out series of...

Sanofi Pharmaceuticals launches new drug for Hypertension

Pharmaceutical giant, Sanofi Ghana-Nigeria has introduced it latest hypertension drug to hospitals and pharmacy shops in Ghana.Ibersartan/amlodipine is a fixed-dose combination therapy with proven...

Medical outreach offered to residents of Half Assini

During the exercise, those diagnosed with diseases, including Hypertension and Diabetes, were given medication and referred to the hospital, while others were...

The “Gods” in our society should go back to saving lives

In life, there are few entities and institutions that can be said to have God-like powers over life and death. In a developing country...
old people in Ghana

Caring For Old People in Ghana

Words which are connected with old age include senility, gerontology, gerontocracy, geriatrics, andragogy, among many others. Who is an old person? It is said...
Dr Sunu consulting with one of the patients

Hegakope Community To Get Mobile Clinic

Rescue the Perishing Mission is to construct a mobile clinic for the Hegakope community, near Amasaman in the Ga West Municipality, to provide health...

Hypertension is caused by execive salt intake

The intake of too much salt is said to be one of the major causes of high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. According to...

High cases of hypertension and diabetes are reported from Ejisu-Juaben

A medical practitioner at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Dr Frank Nketiah-Boakye, has expressed concern about the high incidence of hypertension and diabetics...

Hypertension Threats Worse than HIV? Health Expert

The Programme Manager for none communicable disease at the Ghana Health Service Dr. Kofi Nyarko has disclosed that, high blood pressure kills three times...

Covidien Announces Launch of Therapeutic Device for Treatment of Resistant Hypertension

MANSFIELD, Mass. - Thursday, January 17th 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Covidien(NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced the commercial launch of...