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H7N9 avian flu

For Americans, flu far greater a threat than novel coronavirus

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For Americans, the flu is a far graver health threat than novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, despite all the anxieties and media hype on the...

Parliament throws searchlight on coronavirus prevention in Ghana

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Ghana’s Parliament on Wednesday threw the searchlight on the coronavirus outbreak in the Central Chinese city of Wuhan last December, calling for adequate surveillance,...
fire

UENR sensitise farmers on bushfire prevention

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The Earth Observation, Research and Innovation Centre (EORIC) of the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) has organised a capacity building workshop on...
hiv

DCE Tasks Stakeholders to Help in HIV Prevention

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The Birim North District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Remond Nana Damptey has called on relevant stakeholders to collaborate in reducing the increasing infection rate...
Kidney Day

GKA Drafts Policy Aimed at Addressing Prolong Kidney Diseases

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A Renal Care Policy has been developed by the Ghana Kidney Association (GKA) to help address the causes, prevention, treatment and costs of chronic...
Mrs Cecilia Senoo

HFFG Advises Government to Give More attention to Cervical Cancer Prevention

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As the world marks Cancer Day on Monday February 4, Hope for Future Generations (HFFG), a non- governmental organisation has called on the government...
Corruption

African leaders advised to devote to corruption preventive procedures

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Africa needs to invest in corruption prevention strategies if the continent is to achieve sustainable development that will not leave anyone behind, Ms Bience...
Oduman Asuaba M/A Basic School classroom block

Total Petroleum commission school for Tigboro Jeffiri District

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Total Petroleum Ghana, a highly reputable oil marketing company, has commissioned a school facility for the Tigboro Jeffiri District in the Upper West Region. The...
HIV-and-AIDS

MMDAs Cautioned Against Misapplying HIV/AIDS Funds

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Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have been urged to stop misapplying funds meant to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS infection. Mr. Mukaila Adamu of...

WHO recommends BASF new malaria prevention equipment

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BASF has received a recommendation from the World Health Organization (WHO) for Interceptor® G2, a long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito net (LN) based on chlorfenapyr. Chlorfenapyr...

From Humanitarian Crisis to Human Trafficking

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Human trafficking remains largely overlooked and difficult to identify in crisis situations like natural disasters, armed conflicts and areas of extreme violence. This is...
Diabetes treatment

New study suggest Vitamin A could lead to diabetes

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Researchers have found that vitamin A may be crucial to the insulin-secreting function of beta cells, a discovery that could open the door to...
malaria

Divine Group Supports Rural Communities With Quality Healthcare

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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...

Stakeholders To Embed No-Smoking Message In Girls

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Now Available Africa, a pan African advertising agency based in Ghana has held a press briefing in Accra aimed at striping aspirations out of...

PSGH Focus On A Push For Malaria Prevention

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The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has marked the 2017 World Malaria Day on the theme “End Malaria for Good” with a focus on...
malaria

3 NGO’s Ready To Mobilize Resources To Fight Malaria

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Three Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) have signaled their readiness to lead a national campaign to mobilize resources locally to fund malaria control activities. The move by...
alcohol

VALD Ask Gov’t To Regulate Alcohol Use In Ghana

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Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), in partnership with IOGT International, has held a day’s civil society workshop in Accra on Alcohol Prevention and Control...
Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases

Stakeholders Pledge To Eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases

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Leaders from governments, pharmaceutical companies and charitable organizations have congregated at a five-day summit in Geneva to pledge new commitments to the collective effort...

That Time Of The Month

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I recall how Nana Ama; our teacher, would groan in pain in class whenever it's that time of her month. We were not bothered by...
George Blankson, Commissioner- General, Ghana Revenue Authority

Staff Of GRA Praise Outgoing Commissioner-General

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Mr Emmanuel Kofi Nti, a Tax Policy Advisor, is the new Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). He took up the role on Friday...
H7N9 avian flu

China steps up human H7N9 avian flu prevention

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A number of provinces in China have stepped up efforts to prevent H7N9 avian flu following reports of scattered human cases of the virus. ...
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)

CDC Aids Ghana Health Services

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Lead, Ghana Second Year (2YL) of life Project under the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), US, on Thursday donated laboratory drugs worth...
Akufo-Addo

CCF Anticipate Massive Transformation Of Prisons Service

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Crime Check Foundation, (CCF) a prisons crime prevention advocacy NGO has congratulated President-Elect, Nana Akufo-Addo for his resounding victory in the 2016 elections. In a...

World Osteoporosis Day today

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October 20 globally is observed as World Osteoporosis Day. The day is observed annually to raise awareness on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of...

Towards ending cardio diseases: Philips partners World Heart Foundation

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A statement issued in Accra by Radhika Choksey, Philips Group Communications – Africa said the partnership is to help people better manage their heart...

Technology company to fight CVDs

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Leading health technology company, Royal Philips, has announced a new partnership with the World Heart Federation (WHF) to help people better manage their heart...
malaria

MMDAs advised to pass malaria fund through GHS

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The Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) per the guidelines for the utilization of the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF) for 2016 fiscal year...

Three Organisations pitched together a forum on peace

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The event took place in nine communities. The forum, which was funded by USAID through the UNDP, were held at Dzodze, Keta, Ho, Hohoe,...

Preventing Terrorists Attacks; Lessons For Ghana

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The word terrorism has become widespread after the 9/11 attack on the TWINE TOWER at world trade centre in the USA. Terrorism is not new...
malaria

Brekumanso adopts best approach to malaria prevention

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The assembly member, Mr. Kwasi Baah Yirenkyi, said this involved scaled-up health education of children, pregnant and lactating mothers, and strict maintenance of environmental...