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NGO presents medical supplies to Tanyigbe Health Post

Dantex West Africa Foundation, a non-governmental, organisation, on Monday, presented medical supplies to the Tanyigbe Health Post. The supplies, including blood collection tubes, “sharp collectors,” injection needles, and disinfecting wipes were estimated at GHC 45,000. Mr Francis Venunye Dzani, the Director of the Foundation, said the gesture was to mark the Easter activities and help enhance quality healthcare delivery in ...

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More embrace UNICEF support child-feeding interventions

Hundreds of nursing mothers in most communities in the Volta Region have accepted to do exclusive breastfeeding and observe good nutrition practices to control stunted growth in children and pregnant women. The development follows the UNICEF supported introduction of locally engineered programmes to fight child malnutrition, stunted growth and boost nutrition in pregnant women. Mr David Tekpor, North Dayi District ...

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First Lady calls for assistance in healthcare delivery

The First Lady, Mrs Lordina Mahama, has called on stakeholders to help government to fulfill the obligation of protecting the health of citizens. She said health professionals, on the other hand, must be motivated to contribute their quota in achieving health for all. “We must all, therefore, endeavour to work towards enhancing the work of health professionals in order to ...

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Queenmothers asked to help reduce abortions

The Southern Zonal Manager of Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG), Nana Amma Oforiwaa Sam, has urged Queenmothers to use their influence to intensify family planning education towards reducing unwanted pregnancies and abortions in their communities. She explained this would help reduce the fertility rate in their communities and the risk of women dying from complicated pregnancies and unsafe abortions. ...

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4 mothers share single bed at Tema General Hospital

Reports say the Tema General Hospital have revealed a grim picture of how infrastructure deficit is affecting healthcare delivery, to the extent that between four to six mothers delivered of newborns, share a single bed at the maternity ward. The situation, according to Citi News’ Elvis Washington, is creating a lot of discomfort and also posing a health risk for ...

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FIFA 11 Health projects commence in Accra and Sunyani

The Ghana Football Association (GFA), has commenced the 4th Nationwide implementation of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA 11) for Health project in Accra and Brong Ahafo Region. The project which was launched in Ghana by Samuel Eto’o and Prof Dvorak, will run till Friday 8th January, with 180 Physical Education teachers expected to be trained in Accra and ...

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