Science & Technology

Minister warns health workers on extortion

Mr. Alban Kingsford Sumani Bagbin, Minister of Health, has said administrative and punitive measures would be taken against any para-medical staff of the Ministry caught extorting monies from patients. Mr. Bagbin said this at the end of the national diabetes awareness day campaign on the theme “Self-Monitoring, The Key for Survival” at Sunyani on Thursday

Read More »

ISODEC joins fight to address reproductive health issues

SIMAVI, a public health organization, has provided funds for the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC) to help address the problem of reproductive health rights in the country. SIMAVI is a public health organization that believes that everyone has a right to good health and it implements programmes that aims at prevention of diseases and offers better care for pregnant women and mothers in sub-Sahara Africa and South Asia

Read More »

Kenya Home to IBM First Research Lab in Africa

The U.S.-based technology firm IBM and the Kenyan Ministry of Information, Communication, and Technology are teaming up to create an information technology research lab in Nairobi, making it the first of its kind on the African continent. They hope the lab, which opens in the next few weeks, can solve problems relevant to Africa, like traffic congestion, while automating some sectors of governance

Read More »