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Wear masks if you’re 12 or over – World Health Organisation

The World Health Organisation has updated its guidance to recommend children aged 12 and above wear face masks. The...
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Madagascar registers its first Covid-19 death, but has not quit World Health Organisation

Madagascar has not quit the World Health Organisation, neither has it asked other African countries to follow suit. The President...

World Cup: Amnesty calls on Fifa to set up £350m fund for migrant workers

Fifa has been urged to set up a compensation fund of at least $440m (£350m) for migrant workers who have suffered "human...

Today, April 7, is World Health Day

Over 7.9 billion people across the world are celebrating World Health Day today. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Our planet,...
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2022 FIFA World Cup Prize fund & participation importance

FIFA World Cup 2022 will be taking place in Qatar with the tournament starting on 21st November with the final to be...

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...

Health Minister speaks on Covid-19 deaths

JoyNews/AdomNews · The country needs fixing, but government needs time - Health Minister Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, has revealed...

World Bank Covid-19 Support: ASEPA petitions Special Prosecutor to probe Finance Ministry

The Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA) has petitioned the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) to probe the Ministry...

Make Covid-19 vaccines available to all parts of the world – Akufo-Addo to EU

President Nana Akufo-Addo says he is “a firm believer in the statement that ‘no one is safe until everyone is safe'”.

COVID-19: Health Minister laments vaccine politics

Health Minister Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has lamented the style of politics adopted by some opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Members of Parliament (MPs)...

Hasten SDGs implementation to build fairer, prosperous world – Akufo-Addo

The Co-Chair of the Group of Eminent Advocates of the 2030 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals has urged world leaders to hasten...

417 people attempted suicide between January and June this year – Mental Health Authority

A total of 417 Ghanaians attempted suicide from January to June this year. This is according to the Mental...

World Drowning Prevention Day marked

The United Nations (UN) on Sunday, July 25, 2021, marked the world’s first-ever World Drowning Prevention Day. This follows...

US ‘to buy 500 million Covid vaccine doses for world’

US President Joe Biden’s administration will provide 500 million doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine to about 100 countries over the next...

‘Life From 30’ hypertension organisation holds health screening for drivers, hawkers

Life From 30, a hypertension prevention advocacy, has held a check-up exercise for drivers, hawkers and commuters at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle.

Meet the Nigerian to become first African and woman to head World Trade Organization

Nigerian economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been appointed to head the World Trade Organization, becoming the first woman and first African to take...

We are committed to world-class security – GAF

Lieutenant General Obed Boamah Akwa, the Chief of the Defence Staff, has affirmed the Military’s commitment to building a cohesive and united...

USAPEEC donates 50 cartons of poultry products to Covid-19 frontline health workers and patients

The United States of America (USA) Poultry and Egg Export Council (USAPEEC), an advocate for the poultry industry on trade policy issues,...
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Ghana gets World Tourism Council Safe Travels Stamp

Ghana has become the latest recipient of the world’s first-ever global safety and hygiene stamp, launched recently by the World Travel &...

mPharma marks World Hepatitis Day with free rapid testing

mPharma, a healthcare technology company with presence in five African countries and headquartered in Ghana, has announced the launch of free rapid...

World Social Media Day: UN says ‘take care before you share’ in bid to...

The United Nations urged social media users to “pause — take care before you share” on Tuesday to mark World Social Media...

Ghana treating frontline health workers better than US – Report

Health workers at the Frontline of the coronavirus fight in Ghana are being treated better than their counterpart in the United States...

Ghana’s Health Minister gets WHO appointment

Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has been elected to serve on the Executive Board of the World Health Organisation (WHO).
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Coronavirus outbreak teaching world humility – WHO

The Director-General (DG) of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Tedros Ghebreysus, has stated that the coronavirus outbreak pandemic is teaching the...

No country, organisation can stop Madagascar’s COVID-Organics – President

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 and RFI, Madagascar's President Andry Rajoelina defended his promotion of a controversial homegrown remedy for...

BCG vaccine trial begins on SA health workers

A trial is under way in South Africa to test if the BCG vaccine against tuberculosis is also effective against coronavirus -...

World Asthma Day: Know about the different kinds of asthma

Asthma is a chronic medical condition that affects the airways making it difficult to breathe. The air passage narrows and swells, leading...

Coronavirus vaccine must be shared worldwide – Pope Francis

Pope Francis on Sunday called for international scientific cooperation to discover a vaccine for the coronavirus and said any successful vaccine should...

Why the world needs a COVID-19 Remembrance Day

On the day the World Health Organisation will finally announce containment or an end to the fight against the Coronavirus global pandemic,...
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Coronavirus: Wuhan to ease lock-down as world battles pandemic

The lock-down in Wuhan, the Chinese city where the global coronavirus outbreak began, will be partially lifted on April 8,...
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WHO warns public about criminals impersonating the organisation

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned the public to be aware of some criminals disguising themselves as the WHO, to steal...

Davido suspends world tour, cites coronavirus as reason

Nigerian superstar, Davido, has put his sold-out tour in North America on hold due to the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus.
Dr Victor Bampoe

Health expert explains why Africa has few recorded cases of Covid-19

Dr Victor Bampoe, a former Deputy Health Minister, has assigned reasons to the continent’s few recorded cases of the novel Covid-19 virus....
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Health Minister snubs Haruna Iddrisu

Health Minister Kwaku Agyemang-Manu has refused to shake hands with minority leader Haruna Iddrisu in parliament over fears of contracting the deadly...

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...
American sprinter Christian Coleman won gold at the last World Athletics Indoor Championships in Birmingham

Coronavirus: 2020 World Athletics Indoor Championships postponed in China

The 2020 World Athletics Indoor Championships in Nanjing have been postponed because of fears over the spread of the coronavirus in China.

Incorporate mental health education into school curriculum – Dr Osei

The CEO of the Mental Health Authority has called on the Government to incorporate mental health education into the educational curriculum of...

World Vision Ghana invests $20 million annually to support the vulnerable

World Vision Ghana has said every year it spends about $20 million in the country to help improve the standards of living...

World Vision invests $400,000 in Krachi East annually to improve standard of living

Non-Governmental Organisation, World Vision, Ghana is embarking on series of intervention programmes in Krachi East Municipality to help improve standard of living...

DR Congo Health Minister resigns in Ebola row

The Health Minister in the Democratic Republic of Congo has resigned in protest at the handling of the Ebola outbreak in...