About 50% of Ghanaian men are impotent – Dr. Samuel Amanamah

Executive Director of Sexual Health Foundation, Dr. Samuel Amanamah, has revealed that about 50 per cent of men between the ages of 40 and 70 in Ghana are suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED). The causes, according to the consultant Urologist, attributed to people having diseases like diabetes and hypertension unknowingly. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a […]

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No nurses at major hospitals in Accra

There are no Nurses at major hospitals in the Greater Accra Metropolis, the Ghana News Agency’s (GNA) investigation at the facilities on Monday has revealed. At the time of the visit, the GNA observed that only doctors were attending to patients, at facilities including; Accra Ridge hospital, Korle-Bu Teaching hospital and Adabraka Polyclinic. A source […]

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Pharmaceutical sector needs funding to thrive

Panellists at a “Pharma Business Forum” in Accra, have called for innovative funding solutions to help support and drive business performance in the pharmaceutical sector. Mr. Samuel Donkoh, the President of Pharmaceutical Importers & Wholesalers Association (PIWA) noted that there was a seeming lack of big-ticket lending support for industry players interested in pharmaceutical manufacturing. […]

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Reopening of Ghana’s Airport: No passenger has tested positive for coronavirus – Kofi Adda

“So far, none of the passengers who arrived in the country have tested positive for COVID-19 since the reopening of the Kotoka International Airport”, Minister of Aviation Mr. Joseph Kofi Adda has confirmed. According to Mr. Kofi Adda, a daily total of about 420 passengers have been recorded so far. President Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo […]

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Coronavirus has come to save people from cholera deaths – Dr. Frank Serebour

Vice President of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) Dr Frank Serebour has said the absence of cholera outbreak in the country is as a result of the presence of COVID-19 and its protocols of handwashing. “For the first time in this country did you hear of the outbreak of cholera? Nobody heard of cholera. Therefore, […]

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World can win war against coronavirus if leaders do their part – WHO

The coronavirus pandemic is worsening, due largely to failures outside of Europe and parts of Asia. But World Health Organization director Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says it’s not too late to get in the fight. Without calling out anyone or any place by name, Ghebreyesus said some countries were responsible in their handling of the […]

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Seven Health Centres receive PPE from COVID-19 National Trust Fund

Seven Treatment and Health Centres in the Western, Central, and the Western North Regions have received Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other medical items to support the management and treatment of COVID-19 cases. This is in fulfillment of the cardinal objectives of the COVID-19 Trust Fund which is to support persons engaged in the combat of the COVID-19 pandemic. The items […]

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New health facilities in Ashanti to have treatment centres

Some of the health infrastructure projects currently under construction in the Ashanti region, would have COVID-19 treatment centres, as confirmed cases in the region surge. Mr Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, the Minister of Health who made this known, said the move was part of the government’s plans to have additional emergency and treatment centres in a region, which was […]

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Prioritise personal preventive healthcare – Health Minister urges Ghanaians

Mr Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, the Minister of Health, has urged Ghanaians to prioritise personal preventive healthcare by ensuring regular medical check-ups to ensure a healthy body. “The human body is like a car that requires periodic servicing, so you must not wait till sickness consumes your entire body before seeking medical treatment because this may become […]

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