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open-defecation

Ghana media declare war on Open Defecation

A group of leading media houses seeking to push for an end to open defecation in Ghana launched their campaign here on Wednesday. The Media...
cholera

UN scales up cholera prevention in South Sudan

South Sudan and UN health partners have scaled up cholera prevention campaigns as the number of deaths from the water-borne diseases has risen in...
Health France Ghana

French Ambassador Presents Findings on Placental Malaria Research

Mr Francois Pujolas, France Ambassador to Ghana has unveiled research findings on placental malaria, dubbed: “Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy: Evaluating the...
Vietnam Understudy

Ghanaian Herbal Medicine experts draw experience from Vietnam’s success

The German Development Corporation has supported some members of the Ghana Federation of Herbal Medicine Practitioners Associations (GHAFTRAM) to understudy Vietnam’s World Health Organisation...
non-communicable disease

Resource mobilisation for Non-Communicable Disease Control Yields Results

A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO), has revealed that investing in non-communicable disease control generates major financial and health gains. According to...
Ebola vaccine

DR Congo takes delivery of first experimental Ebola Vaccine

The first batch of experimental vaccines from the World Health Organization (WHO) against Ebola hemorrhagic fever arrived Wednesday in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic...
Ebola outbreak

WHO Sounds Alarm Over DR Congo Ebola Outbreak

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Saturday that stopping the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) will be...
cholera

WHO: Cholera vaccine boost to save Africa’s 2 million people

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday that the largest cholera vaccine campaign in history has been launched in Africa to help more than...
air-pollution

WHO says almost the whole world breaths in dirty air

The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised alarm at increasing air pollution and the high number of people breathing air that is of poor...
emissions

Vehicle emissions major air pollutant in urban areas of Rwanda

Vehicle emissions are the leading cause of air pollution in Rwanda's capital city Kigali and other urban areas, said a study commissioned by Rwanda...
Health

Dr. Moeti calls for strong health base to achieve UHC

Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the Regional Director for the World Health Organisation (WHO) for Africa, has said that Africans needed to strengthen their health systems...
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UN seeks to enhance health promotion strategies for South Sudan

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday it is supporting South Sudan's health ministry to strengthen comprehensive health promotion implementation to improve the health...
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WHO draws Africa’s attention to Universal Health Coverage

Dr. Matsidiso Rebecca Moeti, World Health Organization (WHO) Africa Regional Director has asked African countries to see Universal Health Coverage (UHC) as good economic...
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WHO says Universal Health Coverage is at Africa’s doorsteps

Dr. Matsidiso Rebecca Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO) Africa Regional Director has observed that accelerating Universal Health Coverage (UHC) was within reach in Africa. She...
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Donors devote $15 million to WHO for emergencies

Donors have pledged an additional 15.3 million dollars to support the World Health Organisation (WHO) to tackle disease outbreak and humanitarian health crises through...
German professor Nashan makes a diagnosis for a patient and answers his questions about his health conditions at Anhui Provincial Hospital, Jan. 12, 2018. Nashan used to be president of the European Society for Organ Transplantation, director of the hepatobiliary surgery department and liver and kidney transplant center of the University Hospital Hamburg. (Photo from anhuinews.com)

WHO Applauds China’s Management of Organ Donation and Transplant

China has made progress in organ donation and transplant management, and the country’s efforts on the sector are worth learning for Asia and the...
cholera

Tanzania records 33,421 cases of cholera since August 2015 – WHO

A total of 33,421 cases of cholera were reported across all 26 regions of Tanzania from August 15, 2015 to January 7 this year,...

Executives of Sandoz meet Ghanaian app developer

Top executives of Sandoz, a multinational pharmaceutical company has met Elvin Blankson, who won from Ghana the Sandoz Healthcare Access Challenge (HACK) worldwide competition. The...
This week’s flight from Libya was the seventh since January 2017 organized by IOM for Guinean migrants from Libya with a total of 859 migrants assisted so far. Above is a photo of Guinean migrants assisted by IOM last August. File photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017

KIA positioned for early detection of health related emergencies

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched the Public Health Emergency Response Plan for the Kotoka International Airport to guide the prevention and...

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,...

Black Cranes present medals to brand owners of Indomie

The Black Cranes – the national weightlifting team, paid a courtesy visit to De United Foods Industries Ltd (DUFIL), the brand owners of Indomie,...

Job creation remains important focus for successive gov’ts

The Sixty-ninth Annual New Year School and Conference has been launched in Accra, on the theme: “Job Creation for Development: The Role of the...
ghana education service

Half Assini SHS appeal for dormitory

Mr Kwaku Tsikata, the Headmaster of the Half Assini Senior High School, has appealed to the Ghana Education Service and the Ministry of Education...
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)

Old Students UNIJOSA support alma mater

The Old Students Association of the University of Cape Coast Junior High School (UNIJOSA) has supplied its alma mater with science laboratory tools and...

Freemasonry is not an occult society – Grand Master

The Most Worshipful Brother Otwasuom Osae Nyampong VI, the immediate past Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Ghana, has debunked the notion that...

Eastern Corridor Youth appeal to Ghana’s President to honour promise

The chiefs and the Coalition of Eastern Corridor Youth (COECY) have appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo to honour his campaign promises to...

Queen of Denmark counts her experience in Ghana as wonderful

The Queen of Denmark, Margarethe II, after her three-day State Visit, said her experience of Ghana was very wonderful and would be a lasting...
Kotoka International Airport (KIA)

Dr Bawamia welcomes Dutch Prime Minister to Ghana

Dutch Prime Minister Mr Mark Rutte arrived in Accra Wednesday night to begin a two-day State to Ghana. He was met on arrival by Vice...

Illegal settlers along Odawna posing danger to student

The Coalition of Muslim Organisations, Ghana (COMOG), has raised an alarm against looming danger against students of Ghana Lebanon Islamic Secondary School GLIS, who...
CAF Champions League

CAF to introduce Video Assistant Referee during CHAN 2018

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) will introduce Video Assistant Referee (VAR) for the first time in a CAF competition at the Total African...

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