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Ghana Health Service to begin mass drug administration for onchocerciasis

The Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) Programme of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) will from Monday, August 23 begin a Mass Drug Administration...
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Ghana Health Service probes alleged sale of Covid-19 vaccines

The Ghana Health Service says it is launching an administrative inquiry into the theft of some Covid-19 vaccines by three health professionals...
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Ghana Health Service lists approved covid-19 testing centres

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has published a list of some 15 laboratories it said are certified to conduct a covid-19 test.
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Coronavirus: Ghana Health Service ‘gags’ staff

The Eastern Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service has directed health personnel to desist from engaging the media on the ...
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Ghana Health Service releases details about Covid-19 patients

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has shared data on the number of patients who have recovered and those responding to treatment.
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Ghana Health Service reacts to nurse’s murder

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Tuesday said it has received with shock the sad news of the murder of one of...
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Gov’t withdraws appointment of Dr Bafuor Awuah as Ghana Health Service boss

The appointment of the new Director-General of the Ghana Health Service has been withdrawn. Dr Baffour Awuah confirmed the...

Ghana Health Service CEO gets retirement contract extension by a year

Director General of the Ghana Health Service, Anthony Nsiah Asare has gotten his employment contract extended to May 22, 2020.

Ghana Health Service allays fears over new malaria vaccine (Audio)

A malaria drug The Ghana Health Service (GHS) is...

Ghana Health Service issues Ebola alert

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has advised the public to intensify preventive measures against the deadly Ebola virus after it resurfaced in DR Congo...

Ghana Health Service is inept – Physician Assistants say as they demand release...

The Leadership of the Ghana Physician Assistants Association have mounted a spirited defense for embattled member who has been incarcerated following the death of...

Ghana Health Service on high alert as Lassa Fever outbreak hits Nigeria

Ghana Health Service is on high alert following confirmation by Nigeria that there has been an outbreak of the deadly Lassa Fever in 18...

Ghana Health Service issues alert on swine flu outbreak

The Ghana Health Service has issued an alert over the outbreak of Swine Flu (H1N1) in the country following the death of four students...

Ghana Health Service to deal with erring doctors

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has said it would not countenance any action or practices by medical doctors likely to impact negatively on quality...

Ghana Health Service distributes vaccines

Government’s inability to procure vaccines on time to restock hospitals that needed them caused a shortage in supply three weeks ago. However, distribution commenced Wednesday,...
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Some Kuwait returnees have tested positive for coronavirus – Ghana Health Service

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says some of the over 200 Ghanaians who returned from Kuwait over the weekend have tested positive...

Coronavirus surveillance training underway – Ghana Health Service

Director of Public Health at the Ghana Health Service, Dr Badu Sarkodie, has disclosed appropriate measures are currently in place to manage...

No Ebola in Ghana – Ghana Health Service

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has denied reports that Ghana has recorded a case of Ebola and authorities are trying to suppress the information. According...

Ghana to use drone technology for essential health services – Bawumia

The government will sign a Memorandum of Understanding with a health service provider this week that would enable the country to use drone technology...

90 newborns die every day: Ghana Health Service

Director-General of the GHS, Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare, has revealed a newborn baby dies every 15 minutes in Ghana representing 90 deaths daily. “While 21, 000...
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Bank of Ghana hospital not for only the rich – Management

The Management of the Bank of Ghana hospital in the Greater Accra Region has debunked reports on social media that, they only...

1st patient to undergo Brain Mapping Surgery in Ghana speaks of his successful surgery

Neurosurgeons at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital have conducted a groundbreaking operation called Brain Mapping Surgery to remove tumors from the brain...

Make Lupus visible in Ghana

"If we are able to get the right diagnosis of SLE or lupus, patients can get better care,” says Dr. Ahmed Habib,...

It’s too early to predict whether we’ll finish Agenda 111 projects or not –...

The Health Minister says it is too early to cast doubts on the timelines for the completion of government’s Agenda 111 projects.
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Full text: Ghana at a Crossroads – A presentation by John Mahama

Comrades, ladies, gentlemen, my brothers and sisters. Thank you for making time to join me, tonight, those here in person, and the...

British High Commissioner unwraps climate-inspired Queen’s birthday present to Ghana

Three years since the British High Commission to Ghana held a party to mark Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s birthday and Platinum Jubilee.

Make the right investments in health sector – Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists tells...

The Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (AMLS) has called on the Ministry of Health and Ghana Health Service to ensure that the...
Eye surgeons begin training on UHAS Glaucoma treatment

Eye surgeons across Ghana begin training on UHAS Glaucoma treatment

Persons suffering from glaucoma in Ghana now stand a better chance of not going blind. This hope stems from...

Outgoing US Ambassador conferred with grand medal of Ghana award

The outgoing US Ambassador to Ghana, Stephanie Sullivan, has been conferred with the grand medal of Ghana award for her outstanding contribution...

About 230,000 people in Ghana are blind – GHS reveals

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has revealed that nearly 230,000 people of all ages are blind in the country.
Hon. Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, Ranking Member - Parliament Select Committee on Health

Agenda 111: Govt is deceiving Ghanaians – Akandoh

Ranking Member on Parliament’s Health Committee, Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, has accused government of deceiving Ghanaians about the Agenda 111 initiative.

Ghana recorded 266,000 abortions in 4 years

The first-ever model of unintended pregnancies and abortion rates for 150 countries has estimated that 266,000 abortions were done in Ghana between...

Shisha, other substances predisposing Ghanaians to Tuberculosis – GHS

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says it is concerned about the acceptance and widespread smoking of shisha in the country.

PharmAccess to boost Ghana’s healthcare delivery with launch of Medical Credit Fund II

As part of efforts to make health care delivery more sustainable and effective in Ghana, PharmAccess Group has launched the second phase...

#FixTheCountry Movement triggers RTI Law to demand police records on inmates’ feeding, healthcare

The #FixTheCountry campaigners are demanding information on police activities regarding the nutrition and health of inmates be made available to them.

Health alert: Measles cases surge in Ghana

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has announced a surge in suspected measles cases across the country. According to...

The time to act is now – GAMLS demands Governing Board for National...

The Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (GAMLS) is with immediate effect demanding a Governing Board for the National Blood Service.

Institution of Engineering and Technology, Ghana marks World Engineering Day 2022

Institution of Engineering and Technology, Ghana is calling on Engineers to adopt a more all-inclusive approach to engineering through a major paradigm...