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Mental Health Authority rolls out policy

A stakeholders' meeting on the Mental Health Policy has been held to help prioritise mental health education in the country. The meeting was also to educate stakeholders, who included representatives from the Ghana Health Service, Ghana Education Service amongst others...

Covid-19 protocols reviewed at KIA for international travelers

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has made certain changes to its international travel regulations through Kotoka International Airport. The Service deems it necessary based on the resurgence of Covid-19 cases in the wake of the new Omicron variant. “The current increase...

Prioritise Covid-19 vaccination for persons with disabilities – NGO

VOICE GHANA, a disability-focused Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has called on the government to prioritise the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination for People With Disabilities (PWDs) including people with mental health conditions. It said the Ministry of Health and Ghana Health Service must...

COVID 19 new variant: Gov’t declares December month of vaccination

December 2021 has been declared by government as month of vaccination with the aim of getting more citizens vaccinated. This was announced by the Ghana Health Service (GHS)  at a press conference in Accra on November 28, 2021. According to the...

Over 280,000 Ghanaians live with type two diabetes – Senior Specialist

More than 280,000 Ghanaian adults, 40 years and above, are living with type two diabetes due to poor dieting, inactivity and the intake of alcohol. Presently, the Out-Patients Department (OPD) of the Greater Accra Regional Hospital for instance, records an...

Yellow Fever: Central Region put on high alert for possible outbreak

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) said it has put Central Region on high alert following the outbreak of yellow fever in some parts of the country. GHS has also intensified surveillance on all nomades known to have been the lead...

Workshop: Gender Ministry to rollout Integrated Social Services operational guide nationwide

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) will soon fully rollout an Integrated Social Services (ISS) Operational manual for all Health staff across the country. The Ministry which is being represented at a two-day workshop by the Project...

Yellow fever outbreak: Deaths rise to 25

The Ghana Health Service says 25 people have so far died from the recent outbreak of Yellow Fever in Savannah and Upper West Regions. A statement signed by Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director-General, and and shared with the Ghana News...

Staff petitions CHARAJ to investigate CEO of KATH over COVID-19 funds

Staff of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Awuni Akyireba, has petitioned the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) to investigate the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the hospital, Dr. Oheneba Owusu Danso, over allegations of misappropriation...

Brilliant Dr. Shekira receives citation after sweeping 7 medical student awards

The Zongo and Inner City Development Secretariat has presented a citation to Dr. Shekira Yahaya for sweeping 7 medical student awards as she graduated from University of Development Studies (UDS). Presenting the citation, the Presidential Coordinator of the Zongo and...
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LGBTQ+ community is not funding National Cathedral project – Rev. Kusi Boateng

The secretary to the board of trustees of the National Cathedral Secretariat Rev. Kusi Boateng, has denied rumours that...