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Parliament approves GH¢288m tax waiver for health personnel

Parliament has approved a GH¢288.6 million tax waiver for healthcare workers to motivate them in the fight against Covid-19.

Spanish season unlikely to resume before summer, says health minister

The Spanish football season, halted like most major sporting competitions due to the coronavirus pandemic, is unlikely to return until the summer,...
Health Workers putting on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

GHS to probe why health workers still lack PPEs

Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Patrick Aboagye, says the health service will probe why workers in some health facilities...
Dr Bernard Oko Boye, deputy health minister

Oko Boye sworn in as Deputy Health Minister [photos]

President Nana Akufo-Addo has sworn in Dr Bernard Oko Boye, as a Deputy Health Minister.Dr Boye was recently appointed by the President...

Parliament okays Oko-Boye as Deputy Health Minister

Parliament has approved the nomination of Ledzokuku legislator, Dr Bernard Oko-Boye as Deputy Minister for Health. First Deputy...

Coronavirus: Tourism Ministry donates items to veteran entertainers [Video]

The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has donated some items to some veterans in the entertainment industry. The...
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Coronavirus: Unemployed Allied Health Professionals make shocking demands

Members of the Coalition of Graduate Unemployed Allied Health Professionals are threatening to quit contact tracing duties if government does not employ...
Nurses and Midwives

COVID-19: Ministry begins recruitment of nurses, midwives, check out application process

The Ministry of Health will on Tuesday, April 14, commence recruitment for trained diploma and degree nurses and midwives.

Just in: Okoe Boye appointed Deputy Health Minister-Designate

Member of Parliament for Ledzokuku constituency, Dr Bernard Okoe Boye, has been appointed Deputy Minister for Health, a statement from the...

Sanitation Ministry, AMA embark on clean-up exercise

The Miinistry of Sanitation and Water Resources, Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) and ESPA have embarked on a three-day deep clean-up exercise of...
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COVID-19: Health authorities release do’s and don’ts for the elderly

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, people all around the globe are taking several precautions to keep themselves safe.

Coronavirus: Interior Ministry suspends services

The Ministry of Interior has suspended most of its services effective Monday, March 30, 2020. A public notice issued...

Mental health advocate wants patients on streets included in COVID-19 awareness

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mensah Mental Health Rehabilitation Project (MEMHREP), Mr Adu Gyamfi, has called on the government to ensure that...

Parliament legalises growing of cannabis (0.3% THC) for health use

Parliament has passed into law the Narcotics Control Commission Bill 2019, legalising the growing of some cannabis for health purposes.

More recorded cases anticipated in the coming days – Health Minister warns [video]

Ghana’s Minister for Health, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, has said his outfit expects a continuous rise in recorded cases of...

Some antibiotics made with corn powder – Former Health Minister reveals [video]

Former Minister for Health under the erstwhile John Mahama administration has revealed that some antibiotics imported into the country have corn powder...

Coronavirus: Choir shares public health tips in new song [Watch]

A South African-based ministry, Ndlovu Youth Choir, has joined the public health campaign on coronavirus with an amazing song.

COVID-19 health concerns: Adom Kolor Paaty 2020 cancelled!

The 2020 Adom Kolor Paaty, slated for Saturday, March 14, 2020, has been postponed due to public safety concerns.

Coronavirus: Contact tracing of affected persons likely to be unsuccessful – Health expert

The Chairman for Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) on health, Dr Gabriel Benaku, has said the Health Ministry’s attempt to trace persons...
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....
Haruna Idrrisu

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...

Iran’s deputy health minister has tested positive for coronavirus

Iran’s deputy health minister, Iraj Harirchi, who has spearheaded the country’s efforts to contain the coronavirus, has contracted the illness, the Health...
Minister for Health, Hon. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu

Coronavirus: Health Minister to brief Parliament Tuesday

Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman Manu, is expected to appear before Parliament next week Tuesday, to brief members on what is being done...

Parliament summons Health Minister over Coronavirus

The Parliament of Ghana has summoned Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang Manu, to answer questions regarding security measures on the outbreak of Coronavirus.

Ghana’s response to coronavirus very poor – Coalition of NGOs in Health

Chairman of the Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Health, Dr Gabriel Bernaku, has described as very poor the response by the...

Springs of Grace Ministry celebrates 1 yr anniversary [photos]

Congregants of Springs of Grace Ministry, led by founder and leader Pastor Prince Elisha Kofi, have organised a walk to mark the...

Eastern Regional Health Services Workers Union threatens strike action

The Eastern Regional Branch of the Health Services Workers Union (HSWU) of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has passed a resolution in...

10 pickups to support ambulance service in the offing – Health Minister [audio]

The Health Minister has disclosed the government is working to ensure the delivery of 10 pickups to support...
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Listen: Coalition on health ‘battles’ Health Minister over parked ambulances

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Coalition on Health, has registered its displeasure over government’s failure to distribute parked ambulances at...
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Ministry introduces ‘gari jollof’ into school feeding menu

Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Cynthia Maamle Morrison, has said “gari jollof” has been introduced as a new menu into...

Fabewoso gets results: Achiase Health Centre to get facelift [video]

The Akyem Achiase Health Centre in the Eastern region will see major facelift after a story about the dilapidated structure was aired on Adom...
Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu

Government to upgrade Binaba Health Centre to PolyClinic

The Binaba Health Centre in the Bawku West District of the Upper East Region, will in 2020, be upgraded to the status...

Zoomlion, GHS train environmental health officers in mosquito control

Staff of waste management company, Zoomlion Ghana Limited, and environmental health officers drawn from various districts of the Upper ...

Health alert: Polio back in Ghana

Ghana’s fight against viral disease, polio is far from over as it has been detected in the Tamale Metropolis in the Northern...
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Amansie South: Health professionals offered free accommodation

Health personnel who accept posting to newly -created Amansie South District are assured of free accommodation, at least, in the capital.
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Chereponi: Renewed clashes claim one life as health workers flee

Police have confirmed the death of one person following renewed clashes between Chokosis and Konkombas in the North East region.
Barbara Oteng Gyasi, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture

Tourism Ministry to provide counselling services to Shatta Wale, Stonebwoy

Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Barbara Oteng Gyasi has cautioned Dancehall Reggae artistes Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale to engage in a...

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

The Ministry of Health is making frantic efforts...

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

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