World Malaria Day: Ghana targets 100% malaria testing by 2020

As World Malaria Day is marked globally today, the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) has revealed that it is pushing to achieve 100% malaria testing by 2020. Dr Nana Yaw Peprah, an Epidemiologist with the NMCP, said although malaria parasite prevalence among Ghanaians is reducing, lack of testing for the …

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Akufo-Addo launches first drone to supply drugs

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will later Wednesday, April 24, witness the first medical supply via drone at the New Tafo Government Hospital in the Eastern Region. This will follow the first official launch of a drug-carrying drone from a launch site at Omenako, near Suhum, in the Eastern Region. …

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Aegis Home Healthcare supports Walkers Club with books and boots

As part of it’s Corporate, Social – Responsibility (CSR) mandate, AEGIS Home Healthcare; which is an emerging home Healthcare management and service provider, has thrown it’s fiull weight behind community health, welfare and awareness through recreation and sports.   This was in full display over the Easter festivities as Aegis …

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Health Ministry accused of posting unqualified lab scientists

The Ministry of Health risks legal action from the Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists who have accused it of posting unqualified lab scientists to Ghana’s public health facilities. According to the President of the Association, Dr. Ignatius Awunibuno, about 30 percent of those posted do not have the technical …

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Zoom Domestic Screens more than 300 staff for Herpatathis B

  Zoom Domestic Services Limited one of the biggest subsidiaries of Zoomlion Ghana Limited which engages in the house-to-house waste collection services has commissioned the screening of over 300 staff for Herpatathis B in order for them to be able to prevent the spread or protect themselves from getting the …

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Medical council inducts 106 newly qualified practitioners

The Medical and Dental Council (MDC) of Ghana, on Friday, inducted 106 newly qualified doctors, who were trained both locally and abroad. They included professionals trained by the University of Ghana, and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, as well as those who …

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