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Health

NHIA to introduce E-payment system to curb corruption – Board Chair

The board chairman of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) Dr. Ernest Kwarko has hinted the Authority will soon introduce an electronic payment system to curb illegal payments demand by some service providers from clients in various facilities. He explained...

Government to privatize Korle Bu Teaching Hospital Mortuary?

Mynewsafric.com has picked up information suggesting that management of Korle Bu Teaching Hospital is in the process of handing over the state’s health facility mortuary to a private company to manage. Intelligence received from an interested person who wants to...

Tamale West Hospital: Casual workers to strike over delayed allowance

Casual workers at the Tamale West Hospital in the Northern region have threatened to embark on a strike, if management of the facility does not intervene to address the consistent delay in payment of the allowances. The workers, who are...

Greater Accra: GHS begins administering Moderna vaccines

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) from today Friday, November 5 begins administering the Moderna vaccines for those yet to receive any Covid-19 jab. According to the GHS, the exercise is scheduled to end on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. GHS said it...

Every Newborn Child in Ghana to get Ghanacard Number – Vice President Bawumia

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has indicated that beginning year 2022, every new born child delivered in Ghana, within a few months, will get a Ghanacard number. According to Dr. Bawumia, barring any unforeseen circumstances the actual card will be...

Health Services Workers’ Union resumes work after 4 days of strike

The leadership of the Health Services Workers’ Union (HSWU) has suspended its nationwide strike across the country. It comes after an emergency council meeting on Friday with the leadership of the union’s professional association. Addressing the media in Accra on Saturday...

Akufo-Addo’s gov’t recruited over 120, 000 health professionals since 2017 – Health Minister

Health Minister Kwaku Agyeman Manu has revealed that the Akufo-Addo government has so far recruited 120,367 health professionals since assuming office in 2017. Mr. Manu said the figure is a record breaker since it is “the highest in the Nation's...

Western Region: Baby stealing syndicate busted at Atuabo

The National Investigative Bureau has apprehended four individuals, including a retired midwife, who were allegedly involved in the theft and sale of babies in Atuabo and Half Assin in the Western Region (NIB).  An Accra Circuit Court, on Tuesday,...

One in four Ghanaians could suffer stroke by 2040 – WHO

One in four Ghanaians will suffer stroke in the next 10 to 20 years if nothing is done to control the conditions that induce the ailment. Presently, the World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 94,000 people suffer stroke annually in...

Madina MP donates 2 Delivery beds to Danfa Health Center

The member of parliament of the Mardina constituency,  Francis -Xavier Sosu has donated two (2) delivery beds to Danfa Health Center, in the Greater Accra Region. This forms part of Mr. Sosu’s commitment to improve upon the health of his...
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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...