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Sports Medicine Workshop Takes Place in Sub-Saharan Region

Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons (GCPS), in collaboration with the America College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), has ended a four day lectures and...
Portuguese trainees learn TCM therapies at the China-Portugal TCM Center at the hospital attached to Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Nanchang, capital city of east China’s Jiangxi province. Opening ceremony of the center was held on May 16, 2017. (Photo from People’s Daily Online)

Chinese Traditional Medicine Gets World Approval

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has gained wider acceptance around the world, Wang Guoqiang, head of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, said in...
Drugs

Kenya bans on counter sale of medicine with codeine

Kenya on Tuesday banned on the counter selling of medicines that contain codeine to help minimize the risk of overuse and addiction. Fred Siyoi, the...

Increase Use Of Antibiotics Given Rise To Untreatable Infections

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has called for the responsible use of antibiotics in view of the alarming increase in the development of...

KNUST Chalks Success in Veterinary Medicine

The Veterinary Council of Ghana has appealed to the government to resource the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) School of Veterinary...
healthcare

Critical Care Specialist Ask Gov’t To Prioritize Child Health

Dr. John Adabie Appiah, Critical Care Specialist at the Pediatric Unit of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), the nation’s second largest referral facility,...
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Medical Students Schooled On Image Branding

Students of the Accra College of Medicine (ACM) have been schooled on image branding to enhance their proficiency in the medical field and also...
Court

Professional Painter Imprisoned For Robbery

Abdul Rahman Mohammed, a professional painter, was on Wednesday sentenced to 15 years’ imprisonment in hard labour by an Accra Circuit Court for robbery...
Medicines Sellers

China donates medicine to South Sudanese children hospital

The Chinese Embassy in South Sudan on Wednesday donated a batch of medicine and medical equipment to the Al-Shabbah Children's Hospital in the capital...
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HIV/AIDS is not Curable by Herbal Drugs – Ghana AIDS Commission

Dr. Angela El-Adas, Director General of the Ghana AIDS Commission, has said that the country is yet to find a cure for the deadly...
pharmaceutical

Health Professionals Urged To Focus On Patient Safety

Mr. Isaac Adupong, Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has reminded health professionals that selling of expired or almost...
Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Recaps Performance For 2016

Mr Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, recapping the Airline’s performance in 2016, said: “2016 has been an exceptionally challenging year for the African...

Chinese Authorities Release White Paper on TCM

The Chinese government published its first white paper on traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) on Tuesday, detailing policies and measures on TCM development and highlighting...
Elephant

Why the elephant almost can’t get cancer

"Anti-aging medicine is not about stretching out the last years of life. It's about stretching out the middle years of life... and actually compressing...
AFP/File / Amer Almohibany Smoke billows following reported air strikes by Syrian government forces in the eastern Ghouta region, a rebel stronghold east of the capital Damascus, on February 17, 2016

Damascus given food and medicine aid

A humanitarian aid convoy, organized partially by the UN, is heading to an area near the capital Damascus for the first time since the...
Medicines Sellers

FDA, GHS table for debate medicine and food surveillance plans

The meeting, which was under the auspices of the FDA, also discussed Food Borne Disease Surveillance, now a primary issue in health delivery. Mr Eugene...
drugs

Paying close attention medication and their side effects

The World Health Organisation at its 1978 Conference in Soviet Union produced the Alma-Ata Health Declaration, which was designed to serve governments as...
Namibia

Namibia health sector launches system to monitor and manage medicine stocks

The launch of the system which is called 'Pharmaceutical Information Dashboard' took place on Thursday in the capital Windhoek. The system will...

African Women Suffering From Endometriosis

Even though the prevalence of endometriosis (severe menstrual pains) is well documented in women living in developed countries, studies on the prevalence of the...
Bakoto Kinteh in a rice field at the Juffureh dyke in The Gambia. ActionAid partner ADWAC built the dyke to reclaim the fields from climate damage. Photo: ,Jane Hahn/ActionAid

Agriculture training should be more attractive – Prof. S.C. Fialor

“You would know how to drive a tractor by the time you finished an Agriculture degree in my time due to lower numbers but...
Scientists In Ghana

Scientists find two antibody cures for Ebola-infected monkeys

The MIL77E cocktail was based on one of the most promising Ebola drugs, a three-antibody cocktail called ZMapp, which cured a number of foreign...
Roshi Motman, CEO of Tigo Ghana

Tigo CEO tops all on executive talent index

Roshi Motman, the CEO of Tigo Ghana has been ranked number one on Sweden?s prestigious list of 100 exceptional business leaders across the world. The...
Phizer

US gives approval for cancer drugs by Pfizer

Merck and Pfizer today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted avelumab*, an investigational fully human anti-PD-L1 IgG1 monoclonal antibody,...

Understanding BPH as a professional

Most of the health talk centered on prostate cancer later ends up on prostate gland enlargement, whilst some believe that all men will get...

Nkrumah envisioned Solar Energy for Ghana

Nkrumah On Solar Energy, Scientific Research, & Science Education SPEECH DELIVERED BY OSAGYEFO THE PRESIDENT AT THE LAYING OF THE FOUNDATION STONE OF GHANA?S ATOMIC...
DOCTOR

First locally trained veterinary doctors sworn

The Veterinary Council of Ghana has sworn-in the first locally-trained Veterinary Doctors at a ceremony in Kumasi, on Saturday. It is a major step to...
Pharmacy

FDA,GHS collaborate to fight drug safety

The Head of Safety Monitoring Department of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), Mr. George Sabblah, has highlighted the need for a stronger Pharmacovigilance...

Government approves salary for doctors

Doctors will be paid their August salary despite embarking on a strike over conditions of service that lasted three weeks. Employment Minister Haruna Iddrisu has...
Maxim Chereshnev

Russia invites African countries to participate in 2015 business fair

Russian Export and Investment Fair (REIF) to be held on 19-20 November 2015, for the first time, will gather high level participants from more...
prostate

Why prostate cancer patients choose holistic medicine

The objective of this research is to find out why Ghanaian men diagnosed with prostate cancer choose a holistic approach over conventional treatment at...