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FDA warns health facilities of unregistered Antibiotic – Ciprobiotic 250

Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has alerted the general public especially hospitals, clinics and pharmacies of an unregistered antibiotic, Ciprobiotic 250 imported and being distributed on the Ghanaian market by Kojach Limited

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Private health insurers announces premium increase

The Association of Private Health Insurers, Ghana, has announced an increase in actuarially determined base premium of GH₡ 1000 to be applicable to all the minimum plans offered by members

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CPIC donates incubator to Dormaa Presbyterian Hospital

The Christian Praise International Centre (CPIC) at the weekend presented assorted items valued at GH C24, 970.00 to the Dormaa Presbyterian Hospital to enhance quality health delivery

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Ghanaians urged to be mindful of what they eat

Mr Benjamin Arthur, the Executive Director of Coalition of NGO’s in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS), has advised Ghanaians to be mindful of what they eat, where they buy their food and under what hygienic conditions they buy it

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Botswana court orders government to treat HIV-positive foreign prisoners

Botswana’s Court of Appeal has told that country’s Government that it has a legal obligation to provide foreign prisoners who are HIV-positive with antiretrovirals (ARVs) at the state’s expense

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Dr Jehu-Appiah: ‘React to negative comments on family planning’

Dr Koma Jehu-Appiah, the Executive Director of Ipas, a Sexual Reproductive Health Organisation, has urged stakeholders to react to negative comments about family planning to reduce perceptions that hinder its success

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Council inducts newly-qualified Dental Surgeons

The Ghana Medical and Dental Council has inducted 16 newly-qualified Dental Surgeons of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Dental School, to help improve dental healthcare

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First Lady launches HIV prevention campaign

Mrs Lordina Dramani Mahama on Friday launched the HIV prevention of mother to child Transmission campaign in Asante Mampong in the Ashanti Region

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Patients visiting Half Assini government hospital paying Special Levy

Out and In-patients at the Half-Assini Government Hospital in the Western Region are paying a Special Levy of GHC2.00 per every visit for the payment of Electricity bills and other expenses

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Ajumako health professionals receive coaching on psychiatric detection

Pro mental health organisations, have stepped up training efforts for general nurses and other paramedics in the Central Region, for better service delivery and to bridge the widening nurses-patients ratio facing the mental health field

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Melcom Care Foundation donates to five hospitals

Melcom Care Foundation, the charity wing of Melcom Group has donated medical equipment to five hospitals in the Greater Accra Region

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More people dying at Brong-Ahafo Regional Hospital

More people are dying at the Brong-Ahafo Regional Hospital in Sunyani, following the industrial unrest of members of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA)

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Nkoranza Municipality records 29 TB cases half year

The Nkoranza Municipal Health Directorate recorded 29 Tuberculosis (TB) cases from January to June this year

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Medical practice, neither a trade nor business – Medical School Dean

The Dean of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) School of Medical Science (SMS), Professor Francis Ofei has admonished student doctors not to see the medical practice as a business but rather a calling

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Effia-Nkwanta Hospital gets cervical cancer screening centre

The Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital in the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolis of the Western Region has opened an ultra-modern Cervical Cancer Screening Centre to enable women have regular checks on vaginal-related infections

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Red Cross to intensify anti blindness initiative

The Northern Region office of the Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) and its partner, are to intensify the Action against Childhood Blindness (AACHIB) initiative to help reduce preventable blindness amongst school children in the area

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