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Fewer women in Ghana, developing countries use emergency contraceptive

Most women in many developing countries, have never heard of or used emergency contraceptive pills, two decades after its introduction, a study reveals

Infant nutrition from conception to the first two years is very crucial to the healthy growth, improved learning potential, neurodevelopment, and overall development of the child, Mrs Gladys Peprah Boateng Chief Dietician of 37 Military Hospital has stated

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Ghana is to start the implementation of a five-year cancer control national strategy programme, Mrs. Lordina Dramani Mahama, has said at the eighth ‘Stop Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancer in Africa’ Conference and exhibition ongoing at Windhoek, Namibia

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Outreach programmes undertaken by Breast Care International (BCI), a Ghanaian NGO dedicated to raising breast cancer awareness has improved knowledge, attitudes and practices toward the disease among women from rural communities

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Consultants and Specialists at KBTH petition President

Consultants and Specialists of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), on Wednesday said they have no confidence in the Chairman of the Board, Mr Edward Annan and other board of directors

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The Ministry of Health has assured nurses and midwives that efforts were being made to address the concerns raised in their petition presented to the Minister

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Emerging Developments in Korle-Bu

The Korle Bu Teaching Hospital’s Senior Staff Association (KOSSA), has expressed shock about media reports that Dr Kwaku Agyemang-Mensah Minister of Health has reinstated the dismissed Chief Executive Officer of the Hospital

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The high number of missed or undetected Tuberculosis (TB) cases has become a major worry to the health authorities as it fuels the spread of the disease

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The people of Appolonia in the Greater Accra Region can now enjoy improved health services following the inauguration of their refurbished community health post, on Tuesday

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The Ghana Medical Association (GMA), on Tuesday asked its members to withdraw Out-Patient-Department (OPD) services in all hospitals throughout the country on Thursday, July 24, in support of the action as declared by organized labour

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Dr Beatrice Wiafe Addai, Specialist in Breast Pathology, said about 70 per cent of patients diagnosed with breast cancer default in treatment

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Urotherapy, urinotherapy or urine therapy may be a new phenomenon in Ghana but an old and time tested treatment that dates back to the ancient times

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Freedom Aid Ghana (FAG) a non-profit organisation, (NGO) at the weekend donated items worth GH₵ 1,800 and an amount of GH₵ 200 to the Children’s Ward of Accra Psychiatric Hospital

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FAO warns of fruit bat risk in sub-region Ebola epidemic

Increased efforts are needed to improve awareness among rural communities in West Africa about the risks of contracting the Ebola virus from eating certain wildlife species, including fruit bats, FAO warned Monday

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Scores of residents of Ho on Saturday thronged the forecourts of the palace of the Asogli State for a health screening exercise under the auspices of Vodafone Foundation

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Mrs Veronica Apetorgbor National Coordinator of the Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Compounds, has attributed the slow growth of the concept to apathy

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