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Africa has lowest tobacco use in pregnant women

Africa has lowest tobacco use in pregnant women

A study published in the September edition of the Lancet Global Health Journal shows that the Africa Region, has the lowest tobacco use in pregnant women in the world

The West African College of Surgeons (WACS) in collaboration with Ghana Anaesthetists Society, has ended its 5th Conference on Anaesthetic Equipment and Usage, which aimed at updating Anaesthetists on Anaesthetic, Resuscitation and Critical Care equipment

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Dr Sam Esson Jonah, (KBE), Chancellor of the University Of Cape Coast (UCC), has said Ghana should attract significant private investments for the training of doctors to meet the health needs of the country

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Reverend Prophet Alexius Hubamoulda Jehu-Appiah, Founder and Life President of Alexius Life Opportunity Foundation, has noted that contrary to popular views, HIV is not a killer disease, but a virus that attacks the immune system

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Yoks Rent a Car, a Car Rental Company in Accra in collaboration with Freedom Aid Ghana (FAG), a non-Governmental Organization in health service delivery on Sunday organized a free health screening exercise for the company’s staff

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Patient in Sweden receiving suspected Ebola treatment

Authorities in Sweden reported on Sunday that an unidentified person who traveled to an Ebola affected area is currently receiving treatment for suspected Ebola infection at a Hospital in the Scandinavian country

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Future Generation International (FUGI) and Seek To Save Foundation (STSF), health non governmental organisations, have been commended for undertaking childhood immunisation in 60 hard-to-reach communities in the Adaklu and Agortime-Ziope districts of the Volta Region

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Mr Justice Samuel Adjei, Deputy Brong Ahafo Regional Minister has advised the public to seek medical treatment for family members and friends with mental health problems at a health facility before sending them to prayer camps

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A Cholera outbreak has hit Cape Coast and its environs with fourteen out of the 24 cases recorded between Tuesday and Friday at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital (CCTH), testing positive

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Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) a US pharmaceutical company and one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, has introduced Singulair®, a drug that treats asthma and allergic rhinitis in children and adults

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Reverend Dr Michael Tawia-Ransford, Human Resource and Administrative Director of Herbal Technology in Accra, has called on the health authorities to intensify education on Ebola

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The Accounts Manager of the Presbyterian Hospital at Donkorkrom, Mr Wilberforce Osei Owusu, has appealed to the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) to ensure regular settlement of claims submitted by the hospitals

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Herbal Medicines Need To Be Standardized – Pharmacist

The sale of herbal medicines for the treatment of various ailments and disease conditions in Ghana has over the years seen an incredible boom mainly because of the low cost of the products and their wide accessibility in most pharmacies, chemical shops and lorry stations

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Ghana’s Health Minister, Dr. Kwaku Agyeman-Mensah has described the current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak as a wake-up call for the West African sub-region to strengthen its health systems

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The Presbyterian Hospital at Donkorkrom which serves the Kwahu Afram Plains South and Kwahu Afram Plains North districts has run out of anti-snakebite vaccines

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The Mental Health Authority(MHA) is to establish regional and district mental health care committees and appoint regional mental health coordinators to help improve mental health care

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