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2019 National Health Research Dissemination Symposium launched

The Ministry of Health in collaboration of the U.S. government has launched the 2019 National Health Research Dissemination Symposium. The three-day...
Glaucoma

Ghana Making a Headway in the Glaucoma Fight

Ghana is gradually winning the war against Glaucoma, as more people are now reporting in health care facilities across the country for testing, diagnoses...
Ministry of Health

Ghana’s President Take on Recruitment of Clinical Staff is Correct

The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Friday, backed the President’s statement on the recruitment of clinical staff, saying it has received financial clearance from...
cargo

Trade Organisations pleased with arrangements made on cargo disinfection exercise

Trade organizations have lauded the level of consultation among them, the Ministry of Health and LCB Worldwide towards the implementation of the cargo disinfection...
MoU Novartis

Ghana and Novartis Signs Agreement on Sickle Cell Disease Treatment and Diagnosis

The Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service and other allied agencies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with global medicines company, Novartis, to...
Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare (left) exchanging pleasantries with Dr Baffour Awuah, Special Advisor to the Minister of Health, after the launch. With them is Mr Joao Paulo Magalhaes (middle), the Country Manager, Roche Product Ghana. Picture: EDNA ADU-SERWAA

National Guideline for Cancer Management in Ghana Launched

The Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service (GHS), in collaboration with Roche Ghana Limited, a Pharmaceutical Company, at the weekend launched the...

Ebola virus: A high number of cases still reported in DRC

The Ministry of Health (MoH), WHO and partners continue to respond to the ongoing Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in one of the most...

Who Is Sitting On Our Allowances? – NASHAG Asked

The Executive Board of the National Health Students Association of Ghana (NASHAG), has petitioned the President of the republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa...
Ebola

MOH Outlines Preventive Measures Towards Ebola

The Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Thursday disclosed that measures have been instituted to help prevent the transmission...
Representatives of the AAMI, GIBA and AAG with the Hon. Dr. Mustapha Hamid (Minister for Information), Mr. Joseph Adusei, (Head of Regenerative Health and Nutrition Program), Ms. Marie Lovelace-Johnson (Head of Enforcement, FDA), Hon. Dr. Kwabena Twum-Nuamah (Chairman, Parliamentary Select Committee on Health).

Stakeholder outline plans on alcohol marketing and advertising

The Association of Alcohol Manufacturers and Importers (AAMI), Ministry of Health, Ministry of Information, Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), together with the Advertisers Association...
Ministry of Health

2018/19 Health Training Admission Begins

The Ministry of Health has announced the commencement of the 2018/19 Health Training Institutions (HTIs) admissions with the sale of admission codes to the...
Kwaku Agyeman-Manu

Ministry Of Health To Provide Universal Health Coverage For All

Health Minister, Dr. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, has staed that, quality affordable health care is the foundation for individuals to lead productive and fulfilling lives, and...
This week’s flight from Libya was the seventh since January 2017 organized by IOM for Guinean migrants from Libya with a total of 859 migrants assisted so far. Above is a photo of Guinean migrants assisted by IOM last August. File photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017

KIA positioned for early detection of health related emergencies

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched the Public Health Emergency Response Plan for the Kotoka International Airport to guide the prevention and...
World Health Organisation

African gov’ts asked to increase investments in new medicine research

Dr Owen Laws Kaluwa, Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Ghana, has asked African governments to increase investments in research and development...
e-Healthcare Management System

MoH Launches Nationwide e-Healthcare Management System

A nationwide electronic medical record and patient management system has officially been launched by the Ministry Of Health (MoH), in order to offer Ghanaians...
cholera

Cholera cases in Zambian capital climbs to 206

Cholera cases in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, have climbed to 206 since the outbreak of the water-borne disease in October this year, health authorities...
Foods and Drugs Authority

Most alcoholic beverages advert against Public Health Act

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says, henceforth, all unapproved and prohibited advertisements on the Authority’s regulated products should not be aired. FDA and its...
Central Medical Stores fire

Insurers reluctant to take risk

Dr Afisah Zakariah, the Acting Chief Director of the Ministry of Health, has admitted that the burnt Central Medical Stores (CMS) located at Tema...

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)...

Ghana Standards Authority Appoints Goodwill Ambassador

Dr Anarfi Asamoa-Baah, a former Deputy Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), is to be appointed as a goodwill ambassador for the Ghana...
Poverty

Limited Resources Affecting Impact Access To Care

Mr Markus Gemuend, the Head of Sub-Saharan Africa, Roche, has said that the lack of financial burden data was a major obstacle to developing...
border

Experts agree on stronger cross-border surveillance to combat deadly Marburg virus

Health experts and scientists from Uganda, Kenya and the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday agreed to carry out joint border disease surveillance in...
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Movement Of People And Cargo Across Borders Posing Risk – WHO

Dr Owen Laws Kaluwa, Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Ghana, has stressed the need to strengthen collaboration among countries for proper...
cholera

Zambian government denies canceling independence celebrations due to cholera outbreak

Health authorities in Zambia on Monday denied reports that independence celebrations have been canceled due to an outbreak of cholera in Lusaka, the country's...
Kenya

Kenya ups surveillance against plague, Marburg

Kenya has strengthened surveillance in all its border counties and entry points, including airports, to prevent outbreak of plague and Marburg diseases, which are...
Ambulances

Ghana To Acquire New Ambulances

The Ministry of health in 2016 under the John Mahama government, procured 30 ambulances at the cost of €2.4m, but they were described as...
Ministry of Health

Seven Health Boards Under MOH Inaugurated

Seven governing Board for some Agencies under the Ministry of Health was inaugurated in Accra with a call on members to muster courage to...

TB Screening: Delft Imaging Systems presents MOH with 1st batch of digital radiology X-Ray...

The Ministry of Health on Wednesday, received the first batch of ultra-modern digital radiology X-Ray equipment from the Delft Imaging Systems, a Dutch company,...

NAHSAG to embark on peaceful picketing and procession in Accra

The leadership and members of the National Health Students Association of Ghana (NAHSAG) and the Coalition of Degree Allied Health Professionals (CODAHP) will embark...

Rural areas to benefit mostly from 1000 hospital beds – MOH

The Ministry of Health has ordered the various regional hospitals in the country to ensure a fair distribution of the 1,000 hospital beds donated...