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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...
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...
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...
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...
Nurses

MoH says plans underway to recruit picketing unemployed nurses

Ghana’s Ministry of Health said here Tuesday plans were far advanced for the government to engage the services of private nurses across the country. Public...

Med Lab Technicians demand fairer wages

COALITION OF CHEATED MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIANS GHS/MOH MUST ACT TIMELY TO FORESTALL INDUSTRIAL ACTION The Coalition of Cheated Medical Laboratory Technicians is made up of Technical...

MOH hints new financial initiatives for Ghanaians healthcare

The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr. Anthony Nsiah Asare, has hinted of moves towards comprehensive health financing. He said the Health Ministry...

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...

DRC: WHO and partners rapidly coordinate response to Ebola

Experts from the Ministry of Health (MOH), the World Health Organization (WHO), Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), UNICEF, the International Federation of the Red Cross...
Nurses

MOH lifts ban on pregnant Nursing and Midwifery students

The policy directive barring pregnant Nursing and Midwifery students from writing examination has been lifted, a statement issued on behalf of the Ministry of...

Teshie Nursing Students Cry Foul Over Principal’s Demands

Investigations conducted by News Ghana indicate that final year students of the Nursing and Health Assistant Training School (HATS) at Teshie near Accra are...
JICA

JICA commits to supporting Ghana’s health sector

The agreement, which marks the beginning of the second phase of JICA’s Technical Cooperation Project would within five years, expand from the Upper West,...
NURSES

MoH Investigates Accountant For Paying Less As Nurses Allowance

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has directed the principal accountant at the Kumasi Nursing and Midwifery Training College, Bismark Duadua Mahama, to step aside...
Cerebro Spinal Meningitis

Ho: MenAfricVac-1 Vaccine Introduced To Combat Meningitis

Dr. Yaw Ofori Yeboah, Deputy Director, Public Health, at the Volta Regional Health Directorate, said the MenAfricVac-1 would be the 13th vaccine to be...

Mininstry Reveals Service Plans Over Pharmacists Strike

A statement issued by the Ministry’s Public Relations Unit, and released to the Ghana News Agency, over the weekend directed heads of institutions and...
A doctor examines a larva of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the carrier of Zika virus, in a laboratory of the Ministry of Health, in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Jan. 29, 2016. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said it would convene an International Health Regulations emergency committee on the Zika virus to ascertain whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.(Xinhua/Kent Gilbert) (jp) (sp)

41 cases of Zika Virus reported in Singapore

MOH has confirmed 41 cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection in Singapore, and of these, 34 people have fully recovered while the other...
Ministry of Health

Ministry To Boost Nursing Training With e-Learning

The Ministry has subsequently introduced e-learning programmes that are considered as important component of the sector’s agenda in providing strategic direction in human resource...
Alex Segbefia, Minister of Health.

Ghana plans to mainstream herbal medicines

The Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Ghana Health Service (GHS) have inaugurated a herbal medicine unit in the Port City of Tema, 38...
Ministry of Health

MoH In Talks With Government To Upgrade Kintampo College of Health

He said the Ministry of Health (MoH), the Executive Secretary of the Health Training Secretariat and the government of Ghana, are acting together to...
Pneumococcal-Meningitis

Ghana intensifies efforts at combating meningitis outbreak

Briefing parliament on the situation, Segbefia assured the legislators that his outfit was working hard to contain the outbreak which has claimed 85 lives...

3 die from Yellow fever outbreak in Ghana

Twelve more people are said to be suffering from the disease in the area, some 657 km north of the national capital. The Ministry...
Minister of Health, Alex Segbefia

MOH Charges Teaching Hospitals To Motivate Junior Doctors

Speaking after visiting the Mamprobi Polyclinic and the Marie Louise Children’s Hospital in Accra, Mr Segbefia noted that next year the Legon Hospital, which...

120 Nissan Pickup vehicles donated to health institutions

The Ministry of Health on Wednesday presented 120 Nissan Pickup vehicles worth $3.36 million to some government health service delivery organisations across the country. Seventy?six...
Millennium Development Goals

Low resource, capacity hamper Ghana’s health MDGs – Asare-Bampoe

Low infrastructure, human and logistical capacity have hampered Ghana's attainment of the Millennium Development Goals, deputy Minister of Health Dr. Victor Asare-Bampoe said here...
food

MoH Charges MDAs To Review Policies Of Food Safety

The Ministry of Health has called on Ministries, Departments and Agencies to as a matter of urgency reviews and updates all policies and protocols...

MOH warns people from promising admissions entries into the health institutions

Individuals parading as admission contractors and promising job seekers of admissions into health training institutions in the country have been warned to desist from...
Tony Goodman, Public Relations Officer, MOH

Korle Bu Fire was as a result of a faulty air conditioner

Mr Tony Goodman, Public Relations Officer of the Ministry of Health has said that the fire that gutted some offices of the Korle Bu...
Pharmacy

Pharmacy Body Solicits for Drugs for MOH

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has appealed to its members and pharmaceutical companies to donate cash and essential drugs to the Ministry of...
Members of the Bioequivalence and Biopharmaceutical Research Centre (CBBR) Steering Committee at the Inauguration ceremony with Dr Kwaku Agyeman-Mensah, Minister of Health

Local production of generic medicines given a boost

The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Tuesday inaugurated a Bioequivalence and Biopharmaceutical Research Centre (CBBR) Steering Committee to support local production of generic medicines...