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FDA recalls some Ceres 100% Apple Juice for violation

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has recalled some batches of the Ceres 100% soft drink which is currently on the Ghanaian market. According to the FDA, the product contains a higher amount of mycotoxin-patulin, which is above the acceptable...

Samson Ayenini, in pain after ‘institutional failure’ killed an elderly man

The host of Newsfile, and private legal practitioner Samson Ayenini has expressed pain over what can best be described as institutional failure leading to the death of an elderly man who needed urgent medical attention. Read the rest of his...

Central system of managing Ambulances not effective – GMA Gen Sec.

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has suggested local authorities be entrusted with monitoring of the use of ambulances in the country since the current system is proving to be ineffective.  His comments followed several reports of misuse of the vehicles. In...

There’s need for civilised debate on anti-LGBTQI+ Bill – Prof Gadzekpo

Dean of the School of Information and Communication Studies of the University of Ghana, Professor Audrey Gadzekpo, has called for a more civilised debate on the anti-LGBTQ+ Bill. According to her, the public should allow for debate to educate about...

John Mahama hails WHO on approval of new malaria vaccine

Former President John Mahama has described as “heartwarming” to learn of the World Health Organization's (WHO) approval of a malaria vaccine after years of trial. The 2020 flag bearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), said in a Facebook comment...

Tamale: Sodomised pupils undergo medical examination

Victims of the alleged Sodomy that occurred at Kulpi Primary and Junior High Schools in Salaga are being examined in Tamale. Families of the victims had initially stated that they could not afford to travel to Tamale for medical examinations...

We’ll take advantage of decline in COVID-19 to expand vaccination – Dr. Kuma-Aboagye

The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS),Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, has said the decline in COVID-19 infections provides the government a window to speed up with vaccinations to ensure that more people are protected against any future surge in...

Vaccination is making the difference in declining COVID-19 infections – GHS

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) said evidence locally and internationally shows that vaccination against the Covid-19 accounts for the steady decline in positive cases. Additionally, improving adherence to Covid-19 safety and enforcement protocols also contributed significantly to the decline. Ghana has...

We need your support to prevent suicides -Mental Health Authority to media

The Mental Health Authority has asked the media and other partners not to relent in their support towards suicide awareness. As of June 2021, over 470 people had attempted suicide, a situation the Authority described as disturbing. There were also news...

COVID-19: Abuse of emergency powers, danger to democracy – First Deputy Speaker

The First Deputy Speaker of Ghana’s Parliament, Joseph Osei-Owusu, has underscored the need for countries to proceed with caution when activating emergency clauses during this covid-19 pandemic. He noted that countries in a bid to contain the Covid-19 pandemic turn...
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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...