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Chamber of Pharmacy, Ghana to hold Consultative Forum

The Chamber of Pharmacy, Ghana in collaboration with Star Ghana and Supported by UKAid (DFID), DANIDA and the European Union (UN) will on Wednesday, 20th February, 2019 hold a Stakeholders’ Consultative Forum at Miklin Hotel, Kumasi. The objective of the forum, thepressradio.com understand that is to promote discussions and debate …

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NHIS Boss left office 2 days after serving the authority

he Chief Executive of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Dr. Samuel Annor has reportedly left office after 2 years of service to the Authority. Although the reason for his resignation is yet to be known, DGN online checks suggests it was due to his age. Last month Dr. Annor’s …

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‘Prekese’ seeds identified as a potent natural fungicide

Seed research scientists at the Forestry Research Institute of Ghana (FORIG), have identified the seed of “Prekese” (Tetrapleura tetraptera), as one of the most potent natural remedies to control the destructive activities of some harmful fungi in agricultural production and food security in Ghana. Known scientifically as the “Aspergillus flavus” …

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Meningitis case recorded in Effutu

The Effutu Municipal Health Directorate has issued an alert on a recorded case of Meningococcal Meningitis at Gomoa East District.A statement from the directorate said all health staff must be on the lookout for the key signs and symptoms and how to prevent the spread of the disease.“We are also …

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Rawlings blasts Kufuor for not promoting family planning

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has attacked his successor, John Agyekum Kufuor, for encouraging Ghanaians to give birth to more children when the latter was president of the country. Speaking to NDC supporters at Ashaiman on Tuesday, the former PNDC Chairman recalled how Mr. Kufuor rather encouraged baby boom when …

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Medical drones take off 2nd quarter

The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) for the distribution of essential emergency medical supplies to various health facilities across the country is set to begin full operations before the end of the second quarter of the year.Presently, construction work on the base for the flights, a facility which is …

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