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If I can do it, you can too – Adekunle Gold to sickle cell...

Nigerian singer, Adekunle Gold took a heartfelt moment to acknowledge and honor individuals battling sickle cell anemia, during his recent performance.

‘I want to die but they won’t let me’ – Sickle Cell patient shares...

What you need to know: Joe Mudukiza, 28, was diagnosed with sickle cell at the age of...

US FDA approves $2.2m cure for sickle cell

The USA Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday, December 8, 2023, approved a powerful treatment for sickle cell disease, a devastating...

How relatives locked sickle cell patient in a room to die [Video]

https://youtu.be/3D7z119EMJM?t=144 Doris Benjamin, a sickle cell patient and advocate, has recounted how her pain and that of...

Decades of battling sickle cell disease; The story of Doris Benjamin and siblings

https://youtu.be/3D7z119EMJM As someone who has lived with sickle cell for the past three decades, she still lives...

NHIS now covers childhood cancers, sickle cell drug – Bawumia

Treatment for childhood cancers and the cost of Hydroxyurea, a drug used for the treatment of sickle cell anaemia, are now covered...

It was life and death – Popular musician opens up on his battle with...

Nierian superstar, Adekunle Gold, has used his experience with sickle cell to motivate others with the same medical condition.

Novartis partners American Society of Hematology to fight sickle cell disease in Sub-Saharan Africa

Novartis has announced a partnership with the American Society of Hematology (ASH) to provide six additional African nations with technology that is...

Stephen Amoah apologises for ‘economy is like a child with sickle cell’ comment

The Member of Parliament for the Nhyiaeso Constituency, Dr Stephen Amoah, has apologised for comparing the current state of the Ghanaian economy...

I see our economy as a child with sickle cell – Stephen Amoah

A member of the Finance Committee in Parliament, Dr Stephen Amoah, has painted a picture of the current state of the country’s...

Couple arrested for burying sickle cell child alive on pastor’s advice

A man and his wife have been arrested by the Breman Asikuma Police in the Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District for allegedly burying...

Sickle cell: Fertility Centre performs ‘miracle’ for couple

Thanks to a process known as preimplantation genetic testing, a couple with sickle cell traits on Thursday, February 4, 2021, at 4.29...

Pregnant sickle cell patient struggling for life amid strike by nurses [Video]

A sickle cell patient, who is due to deliver through a caesarean birth, is reported to...
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Sickle Cell patients are susceptible to severe Covid-19 – Haematologist

An Alexandra Yeo Chair in Haematology at the University of Toronto, Canada, has called on persons living with the Sickle Cell Disease...

People living with Sickle Cell need empathy, not sympathy – Obasanjo

Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo has stressed the need for more collaborative efforts to foster better education and awareness about sickle cell...

Joselyn Dumas, SCAI to walk for sickle cell awareness on Oct 27

Award-winning actress Joselyn Dumas and the Sickle Cell Awareness Initiative (SCAI) will be embarking on a health walk on October 27 to create awareness...

4, 514 newborns screened for sickle cell since 2017 but ‘scale-up needed’

The Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) has as at July 2018, screened 4, 514 new-borns for Sickle Cell Disease (SCD), under the first phase of...

1,000 babies born with sickle cell disease in Africa daily – Report

A report from the American Society of Hematology (ASH) indicate that at least 1,000 children are born in Africa with sickle cell disease (SCD)...

Death in pregnant women with sickle cell reduce drastically – Doctor

Gynaecologist at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr. Antwi Oppong has hinted that there is a drastic reduction in death among pregnant sickle cell women...

Nollywood's Eucharia Anunobi’s loses 15-year-old son to Sickle Cell Anemia

Popular Nollywood actress and Evangelist, Eucharia Anunobi, is currently mourning the death of her only child, 15-year-old Raymond Ekwu. Raymond who she had by her...

Sickle cell disease: Overview, symptoms, and causes

Sickle cell disease, also known as sickle cell anemia, is a group of disorders affecting the red blood cells in the body. How people understand...
Nacee, musician

Doctors said I will die by age 20 because I was a sickler –...

Renowned gospel musician, Nana Osei, popularly known as Nacee, has revealed how he survived after he tested sickle cell positive during his...
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Tears as man endures prolonged erection for two days [Watch]

A 42-year-old sickle cell patient, Stephen Danquah is suffering from a rare condition known as priapism. This causes his...
Nhyiaeso MP

Govt not deliberately giving entities unfair advantages – Trade Minister

https://youtu.be/Lcyr5f2t2Vw The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Stephen Amoah, has highlighted the challenges the government...

UG Medical School professor hits rare perfect score in America’s National Institutes of Health...

Professor Eric Sampane-Donkor of the University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS) has got the academic world talking after he scored a rare...

Fathers must advise their children to abstain from galamsey – Ashanti Regional Minister

The Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei-Mensah, has said that illicit mining could be easily stopped if fathers intervened and counseled their children...

I was a taxi driver, cleaner abroad – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamadu Bawumia has shared the challenging experiences he faced during his upbringing and university years. As...

KATH takes action: Two doctors suspended for extortion

Two doctors at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi have faced suspension after being found guilty of extorting money from...

Samson’s Take: Overwhelming mistrust for police, justified? 

https://www.youtube.com/embed/T1mlf-IwzKo You may have seen the video of the West Hills Mall incident that has dominated the...
The Chief Executive officer (CEO) of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Dr Bernard Okoe Boye

Okoe Boye states condition under which NHIS can cover all sickness 

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Dr Bernard Okoe Boye, has disclosed that all ailments can be...

Tagoe Sisters recount how they escaped death in ghastly accident that killed popular evangelist

https://youtu.be/_nFQdMmy8DA?t=1562 "It was a horrifying moment and we didn't even think we would survive that accident."
Nana Aba Anamoah at Joy FM

I don’t regret it at all – Nana Aba Anamoah says as she reveals...

Media personality, Nana Aba Anamoah, has revealed her father has always tagged her as an opportunist as she loves to use people.

In world-first trial, lab-grown blood was just injected into two people

In a world first, two people were injected with red blood cells grown in a lab as part of a clinical trial,...

NHIS to pay 30% more for medicines

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has announced a 30 per cent upward increase in the amount paid for medicines and services...
My insatiable desire for sex cost Maggie her degree

Wedding soon? The importance of premarital health checkups

First things first, let us appreciate the utter awkwardness of asking the person you are madly in love with to go for...

9 things you should do to avoid stroke

Statistics from the World Health Organisation (WHO) indicate that annually, 15 million people worldwide suffer from stroke. Stroke is a...

I need a man that will marry me urgently – Actress, 56 cries out

Veteran Nollywood actress, Eucharia Anunobi is urgently in need of a husband. The actress reportedly made her desire known in a...
Mahamudu Bawumia

Bawumia mourns after being hit with sad news

The President of the Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana, Professor Kwaku Ohene-Frempong, has died.  A family source said he...

How to care for your skin during Harmattan

The harmattan season which occurs between late November until February or early March is characterised by dry and dusty wind.

NHIS can take on more treatments – Board Chair

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIS) says its research shows they can fund childhood cancers and other expensive treatments including family planning...
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