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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Coronavirus: Adherence to safety protocols is the only bitter pill to reduce increasing cases – Dr Aboagye

The Leader of Risk Communication for Covid-19 at Ghana Health Service, Dr. Da Costa Aboagye has said, adherence to safety protocols is the only bitter pill we all have to take to reduce the increasing cases of COVID-19 infections in Ghana. Speaking to Afia Pokuaa Vim Lady on UTV on the safety protocols, Dr DaCosta noted that […]

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Over 2,000 patients receive sickle cell disease treatment – report

More than 2,000 patients have received hydroxyurea, the global standard of care for the treatment of severe sickle cell disease, in 11 treatment centers across Ghana, the Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana has said. “Without early diagnosis and preventive treatment, more than half of the children born with the sickle cell disease in sub-Saharan Africa […]

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Zoomlion takes disinfection exercise to GRIDCo, Pantang Hospital

Leading waste management company, Zoomlion Ghana Limited (ZGL), last Friday took its disinfectant activities to two state institutions. The beneficiary institutions were the Pantang Hospital, Pantang, and power transmission company, Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) in Tema, all in the Greater Accra Region. Both institutions saw their facilities and open spaces disinfected against the spread […]

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Health Director appeals for Police enforcement of safety protocols

The Ahafo Regional Director of Health, Dr. Boakye Boateng has appealed to the Ghana Police Service to enforce health safety protocols to stem the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in various communities in the Region. He expressed regret that despite intensified public education on the viral disease, many people in the mining communities were not adhering […]

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Nyaho Medical Centre boss reveals why he made coronavirus status public

Managing Director of Nyaho Medical Centre, Dr Elikem Tamaklo, has said he made his coronavirus status public because he is determined to fight the stigma against infected persons. In a video, he said making his COVID-19 status public was part of efforts to stop the virus from spreading to other members of his family. “A […]

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Coffee is health food: Myth or fact?

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