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Tuesday, February 18, 2020


Photo taken on Feb. 4, 2020 shows an interior view of the Hongshan Gymnasium in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province. Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province started converting three existing venues, including a gymnasium and an exhibition center, into hospitals to receive patients infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the headquarters for the epidemic control said late Monday. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)

Virus-hit Wuhan speeds up diagnosis, treatment of patients

As more hospitals and qualified third-party institutions join the effort, Wuhan is now able to test nearly 4,200 nucleic acid samples per day, local...

Trust Jesus Foundation fetes Pantang patients

Trust Jesus Foundation has feted the inmates of the Pantang Hospital who are normally abandoned by family and society even during Christmas. ...

Health providers called upon to be nice to patients

Participants at the 2019 review programme of the District Citizens’ Monitoring Committee (DCMC) under the People for Health (P4H) Project have called on health...
Mental Health

NGO gives mental health patients livelihood empowerment

MIHOSO International, a human rights and social development organisation is providing livelihood empowerment support to 185 people with mental health problems in Bono, Bono...
Cuban Doctor

Doctor demands conducive atmosphere for severely ill patients

Dr Odalys Batista, a Cuban Doctor at the Paediatric Unit of the Upper East Regional Hospital in Bolgatanga, has observed that most hospital wards...

Vodafone Foundation clears hospital debts of 108 held patients

Vodafone Ghana Foundation, on the eve of Ghana’s 62nd Independence Anniversary, settled debts of 108 detained patients, totaling GHC250,000.00, at health facilities across the...
Image taken on July 15, 2015 shows a needle inserted in a patient during an acupuncture treatment, at a public health center of the Unified Health System (SUS) in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso)

Chinese White Angel Reportedly Has Cured African Patients

Going back to work in Namibia shortly after the Spring Festival, the Chinese medical staff received probably the best new year greeting for doctors...
amnesty international

AI Condemns Security Officers Firing In Hospital Courtyard Roughing Up Patients And Doctors

Sudanese security officers last night entered a hospital and fired live bullets and teargas horrifying patients and hospital staff as they pursued people seeking...
ICGC fetes patients

Patients in Effutu Hospital Feed By Winneba Development Association

The Winneba Development Association, a Non-Governmental Organisation on the New Year day presented Milo and other non-alcoholic beverages to patients at the various wards...

Vice President spends Christmas with patients at Walewale Hospital

Patients on admission at the Walewale District Hospital received a surprise guest on Christmas Day when the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, paid an...
Dzimega Prostate Foundation

Korle-Bu assisted by Dzimega Prostate Foundation

Dzimega Prostate Foundation, a non-profit charity organization, which aims to create prostate cancer awareness has donated assorted items to patients of the Korle-Bu Hospital...

Adeiso health center practices a shift system for its patients

The inadequate wards at the Adeiso Health Centre has compelled authorities at the facility to run a shift system for patients on admission. The facility...
assorted items

SDA Youth Ministry of Tafo Supports Kukurantumi Community Hospital

The Tafo District branch of the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church Youth Ministry, has donated food items and feted more than 60 patients of...
doctors shortage

Patients in Uganda stranded as doctors strike enters day 6

After hours of waiting in a long queue at a health facility in central Uganda, Jackie Namasaba gave up after no doctor turned up...

Nigerian doctor opens fire in New York, killing one and himself

A Nigerian born doctor Henry Bello opened fire at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital on Friday afternoon around 3 p.m., forcing patients and doctors to barricade themselves...

How is the Nation dealing with increasing number of mental patients on the streets?

Psychiatric disorders (mental illness) according to experts can be caused by a predisposing factor. This means that it is genetic and could run in a...

Nurses Charged to Show Discipline in Their Dealings With Patients

Mrs Rhoda Darmata Bukari, the Principal of the Bawku Presbyterian Nursing Training College (PNTC) in the Upper East Region has called on nurses to...

TTH Lost 7 Patients Due to Oxygen Shortage

file image More than seven (7) people have died and the death toll is still rising at the Tamale Teaching Hospital after a chaotic and...

Zika Virus: Canadian Patients Found to Show Serious Illness

The impact of the Zika virus on infected Canadian travellers was “more severe” than expected, say researchers.A new study looked at Canadians returning from...

5 Patients Now Virus Free After Undergoing HIV Vaccine Therapy

Five HIV patients are currently free from detectable virus after undergoing a vaccine therapy for seven months, according to a study published in New...

Sudan visual artist uses arts as therapy for patients

Sudanese visual artist Rashid Diab does not regard fine arts as something exercised by artists, but also as a lifestyle, a tool to change...

Pragmatic Methods Needed In Selecting Students Nurse

Mr Joshua Abanga, a Deputy Director of Nursing Services (DDNS) at the Regional Hospital in Bolgatanga has advocated unconditional improvement in the quality of...

Psychiatrists jump ship along with patients

The Chinese community has been shocked by an outrageous case of psychiatrists “running away” from a hospital, along with 64 patients over the weekend. ...

E/R: 3 Gov’t Hospital Staff Sacked for Misconduct

file image Three staff of the Eastern regional Government Hospital in Koforidua have been dismissed for extorting monies from patients. The staff were dismissed after management found...

UK: Malaria Drugs Failed to Cure Patients

The patients had caught malaria when visiting Africa A key malaria treatment has failed for the first time in patients being treated in the...

NHIS Coverage Must Cover Orthopaedic Patients

Professor Oheneba Boachie-Adjei, President of the Foundation of Orthopaedics and Complex Spine (FOCOS), has called on the government to extend the National Health Insurance...

Vice President and Wife Celebrates Christmas With Patients of Shai Osudoku Hospital

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur and his wife, Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur spent Christmas Day with the patients on admission at the new Shai Osudoku District...

‘Bionic Eyes’ to Gives Hope to Blind NHS Patients

Five patients with retinitis pigmentosa will be treated at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital and five at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London in 2017. They...

Health Expert Calls For Reduction Of Taxes On Imported Goods

He said the high cost of many of the drugs was making it difficult to effectively manage a non-communicable disease like diabetes. ...

Nurses Strike Grinds OPD Operations to a Halt

Patients who have been denied treatment at the out-patients department (OPD) of public hospitals are appealing to the health professionals to return to work. The...