Health

Ghanaians cautioned about skin bleaching

Mrs Juliana Azumah-Mensah, Minister of Women and Children’s Affairs (MOWAC), has condemned parents who bleach the skins of their children. She said the act was illegal and amounted to abuse of the human rights of such children, since it exposed their fragile skins to multiple infections and skin disorders

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Ghana AIDS Commission to organise HIV fair

The Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) will organise HIV and AIDS fair as part of activities to commemorate its tenth anniversary celebration in Accra, this month. A statement issued in Accra on Monday by Director General of GAC, Dr Angela El Adas, said: “The aim of the fair among others is to help increase awareness of HIV and AIDS in the country”

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Koforidua Hospital to integrate herbal medical practice

The Medical Director of the Koforidua Regional Hospital, Dr Daniel Asare, on Friday disclosed that the hospital is to integrate herbal medical practice into its operation this year. He said however that the herbal drugs approved by the Ministry of Health were not covered by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)

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Koforidua Regional Hospital to train Phlebotomists

The Koforidua Regional Hospital is to train phlebotomists for health institutions in the Eastern Region to help improve upon laboratory services. The Medical Director of the hospital, Dr Daniel Asare, announced this at the graduation ceremony of the first ten phlebotomists trained by the hospital in Koforidua on Friday

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