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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...

Student enrollment at Sunyani Technical University increase

Student enrollment at the Sunyani Technical University (STU) has increased in the 2017/2018 academic year, Professor Kwadwo Adinkrah-Appiah, the Vice Chancellor (VC) has said. This,...

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...
Health Services Delivery

Clients Satisfied With Health Service Delivery In Ghana

About 75.79 per cent of clients of the health service in the country are satisfied with the health services delivery over the period of...
Pharmacist

Pharmacists Receives Training on Patient Drugs Safety

Mr Samuel Kwakye, the Eastern Regional Director of the FDA, has called on pharmacists to engage clients on drugs they purchase to ensure that...
Pharmacist

Community Pharmacists Trained to Improve Services

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has organised a day’s capacity building workshop for 80 community pharmacists in the Greater Accra Region to enhance...
Pharmacist

Volta Region: Pharmacists abandon post

Only 16 out of 61 superintendent pharmacists in the Volta Region were regular at post between January and June this year, Mr Ken Osei...
Doctors

Staffing Position Of Health Personnel Improve In U/W

The staffing position of health personnel with critical skills such as medical doctors, midwives, pharmacists, physicians and anaesthetists which used be a challenge in...

Hungarian Union President Lauds Hungary For Support Students

Colonel Dr Francis Quarshie (Rtd), the President of Ghana – Hungarian Union, has lauded Hungary for stepping up its offer of scholarships to Ghanaian...

GHOSPA Strike: Chamber of Pharmacists Holds Health Min Responsible

The Chamber of Pharmacists has blamed the Health ministry for the protracted industrial action by the Government Hospital Pharmacists Association (GHOSPA). Pharmacies in...
HIV

Striking pharmacists asked to provide services to HIV/AIDs patients

He said unlike other diseases, drugs for HIV/AIDs could not be easily accessed and patients may develop drug resistance if there was a break...
Alex Segbefia, Minister of Health.

Minister calls for best medication remedy for all

He said patients' safety is key, and non-negotiable in any formal healthcare system, hence the need for pharmacists care. The Health Minister...

Stanbic Bank Ghana wins coveted prize

The coveted prize is in recognition of an effective and well-executed communication strategy which led to a smooth transition of the bank’s core banking...

Striking public sector workers will not receive salaries – government

Government will not pay the salaries of striking doctors and other public sector workers for the period they have stayed away from work. A statement...
Willie Obiano

Gov. Obiano urges pharmacists to operate in rural areas

BY ABUCHI IFESINACHI, AWKA Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has tasked pharmacists in the country to redirect their attention to rural areas and help monitor...
Dr Kwaku Agyemang-Mensah

Training of trainers programme begins

A case management training programme for health workers in the Greater Accra Region, in preparedness for the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)...

The situation in Ghana today is regrettable

THE PRESIDENT of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH), James Ohemeng-Kyei, has called for the training of more professional pharmacists in the country. Mr Ohemeng-Kyei...
Ebola Outbreak Spreads

Pharmacists society to embark on Ebola awareness creation

Ghanaian Pharmacists will be joining their counterparts across the African sub-region and the world over today to commemorate this year?s World Pharmacists Day, the...

Ghana embarks on ridding system of fake drugs

Kwaku Agyemang-Mensah, Minister of Health The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has taken a new bold step in its crusade against the importation of...

There have been no criminal charges against them

James Ohemeng-Kyei (right) interacting with Antwi Boasiako Sekyere at a product exhibition Six top pharmacists interdicted under suspicious circumstances at the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) and...

Korle Bu Staff Plan Forceful Ejection of CEO

Some staff of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital are planning on ousting the already dismissed acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) from office as...
Pharmacy

Plight Of Ghana Chamber of Pharmacy Worsened

The Ghana Chamber of Pharmacy has said it will not be able to supply medicines and medical consumables to health institutions that are in...

University of Ghana Produces A Best Student pharmacists

First batch of pharmacists from the University of Ghana (UG) Legon, School of Pharmacy excelled in their professional qualifying examinations with one of them...

Eddie Annan shows the way

Eddie Annan Pharmacists at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) have issued a 72-hour ultimatum to the hospital?s management to either return cheque books...

Project to train pharmacists launched

Intervention made by the pharmaceutical industry to improve on local standard medicines in Ghana being the gateway to Africa a 1A project dubbed ?Quality-Assured...

Issues Of Fake Drugs Causes Worry To Pharmacists

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has expressed surprise over the large quantities of alleged fake medicines brought into the country. The PSGH said it...

Pharmacists In government institutions halt strike actions

Pharmacies at the Ridge Hospital and the Adabraka Polyclinic were opened on Wednesday to offer services to the public after several weeks of closure. All...

HIV infected women appeal to pharmacists to end strike

Some Women Living with HIV in the Brong-Ahafo Region have appealed to the Ghana Pharmaceutical Association to end their strike action to enable them...

Pharmacists Call On NLC To Award An Interim Market Premium

James Ohemeng Kyei The Pharmaceutical Society Ghana (PSGH) has appealed to the National Labour Commission (NLC) to award an interim market premium to pharmacists...

Chocho Asks Pharmacists To Reconsider Their Strike Action

Alhaji Mustapha Boateng The Managing Director of Chocho Industries, manufacturers of herbal medicine at Suhum in the Eastern Region, Alhaji Mustapha Boateng has appealed...