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Prestea Huni/Valley District records four cholera cases

The Prestea Huni/Valley District in the Western Region has recorded four cholera cases at Bogoso and Prestea-Ankobra communities during the past three days

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Doctors angry -Over conversion difference under Single Spine

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has given government a May 30, 2015 ultimatum to pay accumulated arrears of conversion difference because their base pay was reduced when they were enrolled onto the Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS) or face their wrath

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Pharmacy students organise screening for traders

The University of Ghana Pharmacy Students Association has organised a health education and free screening exercise for traders of the 31st December Market in Accra

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GHS backed to control water-borne diseases in irrigated areas

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture has presented medical supplies to the Ghana Health Service to conduct a baseline survey to monitor the incidence of water-borne diseases in the coverage areas of the Northern Rural Growth Programme

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People with mental illness need social interventions – Assemblies urged

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) should include people with mental illness and epilepsy in the Government’s social intervention programmes at the local level to enhance their recovery, participation and reintegration for national development

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Expand TB immunization for children

The Ashanti Regional Chapter of the Pediatrics Society of Ghana (PSG) has called for a more expansive neonatal immunization against the air-borne Tuberculosis (TB) disease as part of measures to help protect children from contracting it

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Leaders challenged to Test and Declare HIV Status

Dr Ben Kwansa of the Institute of African Studies of the University of Ghana, on Tuesday challenged leaders to test and declare their HIV status openly to encourage people to also know their HIV status and help reduce stigmatization of People Living with HIV/AIDS

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WHO Commends Ghana despite TB Detection Challenges

The World Health Organisation has commended Ghana for the tremendous progress made in fighting Tuberculosis despite the challenges of detecting cases

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‘Pepsodent’ to improve oral health of five million children

Pepsodent, Ghana’s number one oral care brand, in partnership with the Ghana Education Service, The Ghana Dental Association and the Ministry of Health have declared their commitment to improve the oral health care of five million children by 2020

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FDA inaugurates Task Force on sub-standard medicals

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has inaugurated an inter-agency task force to monitor, seize and share information on substandard, spurious and counterfeit medical products

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Cocoa farmers advised to help reduce teenage pregnancy

Cocoa farmers had been advised to take good care of their daughters to grow into adulthood before entering into marriage to help reduce incidence of teenage pregnancies in cocoa growing communities

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Blood donors not put at risk – expert

Mrs Joyce Oppong Adu, a Senior Blood Recruitment Officer of the National Blood Transfusion Service, has urged Ghanaians to discard the notion that donating blood would negatively affect their health

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Ghanaians warned against severity of Cerebrospinal Meningitis

Up to 20 per cent of patients who survive the Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) disease, face learning difficulties, Dr. Joseph Somuah Akuamoah, the Executive Member of Good Life Ghana, has revealed

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FDA appeals to Ghanaians to volunteer information

An official of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has appealed to the public to assist the Authority to clamp down on violators of the Food and Drugs Law

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Heart attack, diabetes cases drop in Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese

Cases of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) have seen a major decline in the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District following various interventions implemented by the health directorate in partnership with GHANED for Health Foundation

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WHO issues first Hepatitis B treatment guidelines

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued its first-ever guidance for the treatment of chronic Hepatitis B

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