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Central Region chalks impressive success in Malaria vaccination

More than one thousand children under two years have been vaccinated under the new malaria vaccination program being piloted in nine districts of the...
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Over 200 Amasaman Residents Screened

More than 200 people in Amasaman, in the Ga West Municipality, have benefitted from a free health screening exercise aimed at complementing government’s efforts...
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Ghana to roll-out malaria vaccination campaign in three regions

More than 58,000 children, below five years, in the Bono, Bono East and Ahafo regions are expected to be vaccinated against malaria every year. Dr...
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The App that determines if you have malaria is here

Only a few spare seats remain in the crowded waiting room at Kiruddu General Hospital, overlooking Lake Victoria on Kampala’s southern tip. Doctors in white...
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GAEC Experiment on Malaria Set backed By Non-Payment of Electricity Bills

The inability of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) to pay an outstanding electricity bill debt in 2015 compelled the Electricity Company of Ghana...
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Rebel Wilson’s near-death experience inspired her acting career

The 'Isn't It Romantic' star started "hallucinating" on the medication she was given when she was hospitalised with the potentially life-threatening disease at the...
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Assin Fosu Municipality OPD Cases Topped by Malaria

Regardless of all the multifaceted interventions employed by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) to drastically reduce malaria infections, it remained the highest of all...
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Ho records more success in malaria test and treat campaign

The campaign to test before treating all suspected malaria cases is yielding positive results with significant decline in malaria cases in the Ho Municipal...
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ADDRO supports community volunteers in the fight against malaria

The Anglican Diocesan Development and Relief Organization (ADDRO) in partnership with Comic Relief, a UK based funding Agency and in collaboration with the Ghana...
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RBM Partnership congratulates Paraguay on eliminating malaria

Global partnership urges countries close to elimination to stay committed to beating the preventable but deadly disease 11 June 2018 – Today, the nation of...
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Assessing Ghana’s New Strategy in Intermittent Preventive Malaria Treatment

The results of the study: “Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy : Evaluating the new strategy in Ghana”, carried out by University...
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AngloGold Champions Fight Against Malaria

AngloGold Ashanti has upped its fight against malaria in the Obuasi municipality - combining indoor residual spraying and public education. Mrs. Alberta Gordon Bosomtwe, Programme...
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Fiaseman emerge winners of malaria quiz program

Fiaseman Senior High School in Tarkwa has won the maiden malaria quiz competition organised by the Tarkwa Nsueam Municipal Education Directorate in partnership with...
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Ghana records successes in malaria resistance management

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Monday said a major boost to its malaria control efforts has been made with the introduction of the...
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Iduapriem Gold Mine Celebrates World Malaria Day in Ghana

AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem (AAI) Gold Mine has extended its sensitisation initiative on malaria preventative measures to three additional communities and three Senior High Schools...
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Novartis Devotes US$100m to Fight Malaria

Novartis, a global pharmaceutical company has announced a five-year commitment to fight malaria in the sub-Saharan Africa as well as investing over 100 million...
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Ho makes progress in winning Malaria war

Mr Christian Gohoho, the Ho Municipal Disease Control Officer, has said the Municipality was "winning the fight" against malaria. He said malaria cases dropped from...
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MTN Ghana Wages War against Malaria in Ghana

Ghana’s leading telecommunications service provider, MTN Ghana, has taken anther giant step by distributing over 300 Insecticide Treated Nets (ITNEs) to both pregnant and...
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AfDB advocates for domestic financing solutions to fight Malaria

On the occasion of World Malaria Day 2018, April 25, the African Development Bank has released Money and Mosquitoes: The Economics of Malaria in...
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N/R: malaria related deaths reduce to 71%

Malaria related deaths in the Northern Region have dropped to 71 per cent between 2015 and 2017 as residents embraced the Indoor Residual Spraying...
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Ghana To Protect 80% Of The Population From Malaria By 2020

Dr. Eric Tongren, Resident Advisor with USAID/Ghana, President’s Malaria Initiative has underscored the need to stay focused on the goal of eliminating malaria in...
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Socio-cultural ideas prevent pregnant women from accepting treatment

Beliefs and perceptions by pregnant women that they are not at risk of contracting malaria discourages most of them from prevention and treatment efforts...
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AMMREN Trains Ghanaian Journalists on Malaria

The African Media and Malaria Research Network (AMMREN) has trained some selected journalists in the Upper East Region on malaria, to enable them produce...
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African leaders urged to renew commitment against malaria

The African Union (AU) on has underlined the need to renew the commitment towards eliminating malaria in Africa by 2030, which robs the continent...
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Total Petroleum commission school for Tigboro Jeffiri District

Total Petroleum Ghana, a highly reputable oil marketing company, has commissioned a school facility for the Tigboro Jeffiri District in the Upper West Region. The...

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...
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Ghana Gov’t urged to engage private nursing students

Ms Mabel Mantey, the Women’s Commissioner of the Students Representation Council (SRC) of the Pentecost University College, has urged government to engage private nursing...

WHO Recognize KCCR As Buruli Ulcer Diagnostic Centre

Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research (KCCR) at the Kwame Nkrumah University of science and Technology, has been recognized as a ‘World Health Organization (WHO)...
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Global Health Summit Underway In Accra

A three-day Global Health Supply Chain Summit to enhance the role of stakeholders in the sector is underway in Accra. The 10th summit is on...
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Pregnant Women Encouraged To Visit Health Facilities

Mrs Tina Mensah, the Deputy Minister of Health, has advised pregnant women to attend regular antenatal clinics to know their health conditions for medical...