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According to NHIA Pregnant Women Have Become More Confident

Mr Kasimu Abudulai, the Upper East Regional Operations Manager of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), said pregnant women have confidence in the free...
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Pregnant Women Advised to Seek Early Antiretroviral Therapy

The Sunyani Municipal Health Directorate of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has urged pregnant women to report early to hospital to start Anti-Retroviral Therapy...
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Pregnant Women Urged to Take Medical Instructions Seriously

Dr Kwame Anim Boamah, the Medical Director of the Koforidua Regional Hospital, has advised pregnant women to attend ante-natal clinic regularly and take the...
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Pregnant Women Cautioned Against The Use of Enema

A Senior Staff Midwife at the Sunyani Municipal Hospital (SMH), Ms Naomi Henewaa has advised pregnant women to desist from using enema as a...
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Pregnant women, children subjected to severe rights violations in Turkey’s prisons

Pregnant women and women with small children who have been jailed as part of an ongoing government witch-hunt against followers of the Gülen movement...
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HIV occurrence among pregnant women at a low

The prevalence of HIV among pregnant women, attending antenatal clinic in the country is on a downward trend. A linear trend analysis has confirmed a...
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Socio-cultural ideas prevent pregnant women from accepting treatment

Beliefs and perceptions by pregnant women that they are not at risk of contracting malaria discourages most of them from prevention and treatment efforts...

MBFHI Project Boost Antenatal Care In Bongo

The Mother-Baby-Friendly Health Facility Initiative (MBFHI) project being piloted in forty-two communities in the Bongo District has led to increased visits to antenatal and...
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EU Court Calls for the Protection of Pregnant Women in Redundancy

Pregnant women cannot be routinely dismissed as part of a redundancy process, according to a legal opinion issued by the advocate general of the...

4 best sex positions for pregnant women

When pregnancy comes, it comes with concerns about sex. “Are we harming the baby?” “Is it too taxing for the expectant mum?” The truth is,...
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Divine Group Supports Rural Communities With Quality Healthcare

Divine Group International Foundation, an Accra-based humanitarian organisation focusing on healthcare and evangelism in deprived communities, has screened 3,500 inhabitants of the Upper West...
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Stakeholders Asked To Unite To End TB

The start of Johnny’s chronic disease coincided with the marital fireworks, which followed his wife’s discovery that he had been spending part of his...

3000 Distress Pregnant Women Get Relief

Vodafone Ghana Foundation, in partnership with Divine Mother and Child Foundation, has brought relief to more than 3000 distressed pregnant women.   The relief, which came...
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Tarkwa Nsueam Municipality Records 4 New Births

The Tarkwa Nsueam Municipality recorded four births at four hospitals on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. A female was delivered on New Year’s...
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Tema General Hospital calls for more blood to save lives

The Tema General Hospital Blood Bank which supplies blood to public and private health institutions in the Tema Metropolis and beyond can no longer...

Chinese medical outreach team alarmed at Ghana’s hypertension situation

Dr. Zheng Jianghua, leader of the 11-man team working at the LEKMA-China-Ghana Friendship Hospital at Teshie-Nungua, a suburb of the capital, told Xinhua here...
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Vodafone Healthfest Hits Esiama

Also, more than 400 community members were screened and treated for diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis, hypertension, dental care and other infections. Mr. ...
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Sunyani-West: 19 pregnant women found to be HIV positive

They were among 1,535 expectant mothers, tested in the facilities when they attended antenatal clinic between January and June. Mrs. Aryee,...
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NDC Parliamentary Aspirant vows to keep pregnant girls in school

The National Democratic Congress Parliamentary Candidate for Shai Osudoku in the Greater Accra Region Linda Ocloo has said as part of her vision to...
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Sunyani: 19 Pregnant Women Found HIV Positive

They were among the 1,535 pregnant women who attended antenatal clinics from January to June, this year. Mrs Aryee made this known at...
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Study Shows Importance Of Digital Payments In Saving Lives

The study showed digital payments delivered compelling results in Sierra Leone including cost savings of $10.7 million for government, taxpayers, development partners and Ebola...

MTN Foundation, Volunteer Staff Donate 300 Treated Nets To Tema General Hospital

The nets were distributed to pregnant women and nursing mothers who are at both the labour and maternity wards of the hospital. World Malaria day...
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UNICEF triggered decline in stunted growth in V/R

The aid, in the form of cash and direct technical support, helped regional health officers to train hundreds of counsellors and initiated locally tailored...
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UER Health Directorate Receive Support From NGO

The Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service , Dr Kofi Issah, who received the items, commended the NGO for the donation and indicated...
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)

31,555 Zika Virus Attacks Recorded In Colombia

This marks a sharp increase compared with the estimate by Health Minister Alejandro Gaviria on Jan. 28, when he put the total number at...
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CEDEP Wants Maternal Health Fund For Pregnant Women

Ms. Abba Oppong, the Head of the Centre, said it was the way forward to significantly improve maternal healthcare and bring down childbirth-related deaths. Addressing...
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MTN Kobine festival

The donation also include free air time worth GH? 500.00, assorted MTN souvenirs as well as sets of jerseys for teams participating in the...

Stakeholders issue document to address building accessible for disabled

Stakeholders in the building construction sector have developed a draft document on accessibility standards in the built environment to improve access and inclusion for...
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ATV channel Manager Supports Pregnant Women

Ms Henrietta Viewu Adom, Channel Manager for Amansan Television (ATV) on Wednesday gave viewers especially pregnant women a special treat on the Anopa Bosuo...
The lifestyles of 91,427 pregnant women in Denmark were analysed for the study

Concoctions unsafe for Abortion – Pharmacist

A Pharmacist at the Regional Hospital, Sunyani Mathew Osei Gyasi has indicated that it is advisable for pregnant women to seek proper counseling services...