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Civil society groups must join cancer fight – Breast cancer advocate

Breast cancer advocate is urging civil society organisations to join in creating awareness about the killer disease. Dr. Beatrice...

Cancer in Senegal: ‘I had to sell everything to pay for treatment’

"It's really expensive. When all this started, I had to sell everything I owned," says cancer patient Awa Florence.

Nigerian entrepreneur wins $250,000 Jack Ma’s African Netpreneur Prize

The maiden edition of the Africa Business Heroes Show in Ghana has seen a Nigerian medical distribution startup, Life Bank owned by...
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Deadly parasite ‘jumped’ from gorilla to humans

A rare and unfortunate sequence of events allowed a deadly type of malaria in gorillas to "jump" species and attack humans, according...
Ashesi's President, Patrick Awuah

Patrick Awuah appointed to UNESCO ‘Futures of Education’ Commission

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has named Ashesi's President, Patrick Awuah, to a new 16-member commission that will...

Congo’s former health minister detained over alleged mismanagement of $4.3 million in Ebola funds

Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that...

Africa records no wild polio for three years

Africa has passed a milestone threshold with three years of no detection of wild poliovirus according to a comprehensive evaluation ...

YouTube child star dies of malaria

A six-year-old YouTube star known in Burundi for his popular comedy sketches has died of malaria, his manager says.

Alliance calls for review of hepatitis vaccination policy

The Hepatitis Alliance of Ghana on Wednesday urged the government to review the policy on the administration of hepatitis vaccinations to new-born...

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...

Upper West records highest malaria cases and related deaths

The Upper West Region recorded the highest number of malaria cases and also topped in malaria related deaths from 2011 to 2016, according to...

Zipline drone rescues 113 students from acute diarrhoea

The timely delivery of Oral Rehydration Salt (ORS) by Zipline medical drone enabled nurses at the Mangoase health centre to treat 113 students...
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EU’s big two divided over Brussels’s top job

France and Germany have disagreed on who should take one of the EU's key roles as leaders from the bloc met following...

UG student attack: One suspect arrested

Daniel Osei, Photo courtesy: Radio Univers The police in...

Journalism practice in Ghana is becoming dangerous – Kofi Adams

Kofi Adams, former NDC national organiser “The attacks on...

Audio: Only Akufo-Addo can force me to disclose whereabouts of kidnapped girls – Owusu...

Rev. Owusu Bempah Popular Prophet, Founder and Leader...

58,000 babies to be vaccinated against malaria in three regions

More than 58,000 children, below five...

Okyeame Kwame, Samini join polio awareness campaign

Okyeame Kwame and Samini have agreed to use their social media handles to create awareness and...

Ghana records highest rabies cases in 2017

Cases of rabies had increased to 78...

Audio: Hospitals to get anti-snake venom soon – Health Minister assures

The Ministry of Health is making frantic efforts...

Audio: Man pays GH₵1, 600 for ‘free’ anti-snake venom

A middle-aged man has narrated a sad sorry...

IMANI takes on Health Minister over ‘ineffective anti-snake serum’ report

Policy think tank, IMANI Centre for Policy and...

Uganda police arrest BBC journalists ‘working to embarrass govt’

Ugandan Police on Wednesday night arrested three journalists...

U.S. company selling boxes of used tissues

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Photos: Vaccination against measles and rubella receives low patronage

The nationwide vaccination against measles and rubella for children from nine months to five years has received low patronage as mothers feel reluctant to...

Pharmaceutical companies urge gov’t heighten fight against fake drugs

The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) has called on state authorities to prevent fake drugs from eroding the trust between patients,...

GHS to introduce drone services to distribute essential medicines

The Director-General of Ghana Health Service says plans are advanced to introduce drone services to distribute essential medicines, vaccines and blood to the various...

Measles cases hit record high in Europe

Cases of measles in Europe have hit a record high, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). More than 41,000 people have been infected in...

PHOTO: Family hunts runaway father for impregnating mentally challenged woman

The family of a mentally challenged woman who was impregnated by an unknown man and was delivered of twins are hunting for the man...

Three in five babies not breastfed in first hour of life – Report

An estimated 78 million babies (three in five) are not breastfed within the first hour of life, putting them at higher risk of death...

DR Congo declares Ebola outbreak over

Democratic Republic of Congo Health Minister Oly Ilunga Kalenga has announced that the Ebola outbreak in the country's Équateur province is over after 42...

Garlic and Onion fight Prostate danger

Prostate cancer is one of the most common male malignancies worldwide, and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a common cause of lower urinary tract...