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Four high priority areas to achieve MDG Five

The Ministry of Health (MoH), Agencies and Development Partners, have targeted four high priority areas to contribute to the attainment of Millennium Development Goal (MDG) Five, by the 2015 deadline under its Ghana Millennium Accelerated Framework (MAF)

According to a new WHO report, one third of all neonatal deaths occur in the African Region. Approximately three quarters of these deaths occur during the first week of life and almost half within the first 24 hours

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The head of Ntunkum CHPS compound near Adarkwa in the Suhum Municipality has appealed to the Municipal Assembly to help renovate the facility

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The Tuma Kavi Development Association (TKDA), a Tamale-based NGO, has embarked on an intensive sensitization programme, aimed at educating rural communities on the dangers of Ebola, and the possible ways of preventing it

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The African Women International (AWI), a non – governmental organization (NGO) has appealed to the government to ensure the early release of funds for the successful operation of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)

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The Institute of Social Research and Development (ISRAD)-Ghana, has organised orientation forum for 130 traditional and religious leaders from Upper East Region aimed at sensitising them on the Ebola viral disease and cholera

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Dr Joseph Nuertey, the Volta Regional Director of Health, has appealed to Ghanaians to continue to pray fervently to offset the international community’s prediction of a December 2014 deadline for Ebola to hit Ghana

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The Tema Metropolitan Health Directorate on Monday said more women in Ghana’s maritime and industrial hub tested positive for the Human Immune Virus (HIV) during the first half of 2014, compared to their male counterparts

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Seventeen Australian health workers to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone

Seventeen Australian health workers are departing Australia for West Africa to train and prepare to provide clinical care in an Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone

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The challenges of pressure and poor equipment levels faced by Health workers cannot be justification for them ill-treating clients

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Over 15,000 cases of Ebola reported worldwide- GHS

Dr Badu Sarkodie, Director of Public Health, Ghana Health Services (GHS), on Wednesday said over 15,000 people were reported to be infected with the Ebola virus from eight countries including Spain, the United States of America, Nigeria and Senegal

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Nana Munko Eku VIII, Chief of Omankrado of Abura Ansafona, has said with about 2.5 million Ghanaians suffering mental illness and 7,000 considered serious, the nation is losing abundant productive labour force and high productivity

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Unilever Ghana limited has donated 120 units of water purifying devices to the Ministry of Health as part of its Sustainable Living Plan of reaching 500 million people with safe drinking water

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The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) will open an office in Mali immediately to support national efforts against the Ebola virus

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Ebola investigation comes out negative

One hundred and twenty suspected Ebola cases investigated at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) in Accra came out negative

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The Konongo-Odumase Government Hospital in the Asante-Akim Central Municipality, has pleaded for urgent steps to build a maternity block to end the severe discomfort mothers and their babies go through at the facility

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