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GhNCDA wages war against NCDs

Globally Non-communicable diseases (NCDs)-mainly cardiovascular, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes are the world’s biggest killers. NCDs kill approximately 40 million people globally each...
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Four Districts in Upper East Reach 2018 NHIS Premium Targets

Out of the nine District Offices of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the Upper East Region, four have exceeded their premium targets...
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Kpegu residents demand solutions to challenges

Residents of Kpegu, a town in the Kumbungu District of the Northern Region, have listed five topmost challenges affecting their area, which they demand...
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Stakeholders Exchange Ideas on Private Sector part in UHC

Dr Lydia Baaba Dsane-Selby, the Chief Executive Officer for the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), has acknowledged the key role being played by the...
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Agona East and West Communities Embrace NHIS Online Renewal

Thousands of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) ID card holders in Agona East and Agona West Administrative Areas of the Central Region have embraced...
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Obuasi East NHIS District Office Opened

A GH¢400,000.00 office building for the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is being constructed at Boete in the Obuasi East District. The assembly is funding...
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2,000 Persons Captured Under Catherine Afeku’s NHIS Mother’s Day Celebrations

Mrs Catherine Abelema Afeku,Member of Parliament for Evalue-Adjomoro Gwira Constituency, has rolled out a package to register 2,000 people in Axim and its environs...
Children stand near a makeshift structure at Makerere trading centre in Zesui sub county, Sironko district, eastern Uganda, Nov. 23, 2015. With a steady population growth rate of 3.24%, the Uganda government is currently encouraging its population to practice family planning to avoid population explosion in the near future. The country has the second youngest population in the world.(Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Family planning services to be captured on NHIA

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) would, from May 1, 2018, kick start a pilot project to include family planning in its services in...
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Ghana gov’t commended for addressing staffing gap in health sector

The Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR), an NGO, has suggested that allowances for nurse trainees should be only paid to those willing to...
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NHIS clients, service providers asked to avoid negative practices

Reverend Sampson Agyir Nyarko, the Effutu Awutu Senya Area Manager of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has called on service providers and NHIS...

Gender ministry launch program to eradicate streetism

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has launched a programme to eradicate streetism and ensure that every citizen has quality access to...

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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Send Ghana request plan for NHIS re-imbursement

Send Ghana, a policy research and advocacy non-governmental organisation, has asked government to develop financial sustainability plan to manage the National Health Insurance Scheme...
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Tax paying mandatory for taxpayers

Ghanaian taxpayers have been urged to honour their tax obligations by making accurate and timely payments for the rapid socio-economic development of the nation. Mr...
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Regent University funds NHIS registration for children

The Regent University of Science and Technology has funded the registration of more than 100 children and older persons above 70 years onto the...
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Review of President Akufo Addo’s Achievements So Far

FREE SHS. The introduction and implementation of the Free Senior High School program by President Akufo Addo and his Vice-president, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia is seen...

Assembly Man Warns Youth Of Wrongful Activities

The Assembly Man for the Kwesi Plange Electoral Area, Mr. Alhassan Issah, has asked adolescents in Tema not to allow themselves to be deceived...

Nation Builders Corps To Increase Gov’t Burden

Dr Eric Osei-Assibey, an Economist and Senior Lecturer at the University of Ghana, says government should find more pragmatic approach to solving graduate unemployment,...

Ghana’s President Keen On Delivering Campaign Promise

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday assured that he would deliver on the pledges made to Ghanaians when he sought their mandate during...

Africa’s Healthcare Systems Needs Restructuring – Reverend

Reverend Dr Fred Deegbe, former General Secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana, has urged African countries to reassess their healthcare systems to ensure...
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Wassa East NHIS Move To Save Clients

The management of the Wassa East National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has re-strategized to increase its clients. Mr Robert Koompon, the Scheme Manager who made...
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President Nana Addo’s Government Inherited NHIS Debt of GHC1.2 billion

The previous National Democratic Congress (NDC) government left behind GHC1.2 billion debt at the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), says President Nana AddoDankwaAkufo-Addo. The President,...
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Place Levies on Alcohol to Help Fund NHIS

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has made a proposal to government to levy tobacco and alcohol to fund the National Health Insurance Scheme...
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NHIS must cover non communicable diseases

Mr Benjamin Anabila, the Director of the Institute of Leadership and Development (INSLA), has called for the inclusion of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the...
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NHIS risk collapsing, if more funding option not made available

According to a recent report, the National Health Insurance Scheme, which has received worldwide acclamation is gradually losing financial stamina for survival. The Scheme...

Chief Appeals to Government to Sustain NHIS

Nana Yamfo Esuako XI, the Omanhene of the Agona Asafo Traditional Area, has appealed to the Government to do everything possible to sustain the...

Government will fix NHIS challenges – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated government’s commitment to injecting efficiency in the operations of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) by settling...
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Government to find sustained solutions to National Health Insurance Scheme

The Government is to hold a national stakeholders forum to find sustained solutions to the National Health Insurance Scheme, Mr Kwaku Agyemang- Manu Minister...
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SILDEP Appeals To Gov’t To Legalize Safe Abortion

Social Initiative for Literacy and Development Programme (SILDEP) has blamed the increasing number of unwanted pregnancies and illegal abortions on lack of access to...
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WHO At Early Stage Of Viral Hepatitis Response

Newly released World Health Organisation (WHO) data reveals that an estimated 325 million people worldwide are living with chronic Hepatitis B virus (HBV) or...