The Ghana Health Service urges the public to ignore reports suggesting Ebola is in the country.
The First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo has called for increased awareness and action towards making pre-eclampsia a topical health issue that requires critical attention.
Breast cancer patients would no longer have to delay in seeking treatment, thanks to a comprehensive project that seeks to facilitate access to health care.
The Audit Service has charged the management of the National Health Insurance Authority to end the contract of three companies worth ¢22, 360,793 and $3,307,000.
The Audit Service review of procurement methods at the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has flagged single source procurement of ¢11,260,793 and $3,307,000.
The Pharmacy Council and Police at Mankessim in the Central Region have arrested a woman who sells prescription drug Tramadol on the open market.
Management of the National Health Insurance Authority has said it is taking steps to impose prison sentences as part of the punishment for those who inflate NHIA claims.
Scientists at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, have designed a bead to detect early stages of pneumonia.
Government has announced a new policy to absorb the cost of training doctors at the post-graduate level.
The wife of the Asantehene, Lady Julia, has urged managers of advanced Diagnostic and Heart Centre to make their services available to the less privileged and children in the Ghanaian society.
A report from the New York Times found that dozens of people have been poisoned by carbon monoxide after failing to shut off the keyless ignition on their vehicles.
The Mental Health Authority and other stakeholders in health say Parliament must urgently amend the Narcotic Drug Law to make Tramadol an illicit drug.
Civil society groups have been urged to do more than study policies as the Center for National Affairs marked Mothers' Day with mothers at the Tetteh Quarshie Memorial hospital in the Eastern region.
The Ebola virus has reared its head again, this time in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The Vice President's wife through her Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Projects (SEHP) has launched the ‘the Safe Delivery Project’ aimed at reducing maternal and neonatal mortality in deprived communities.
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Thursday cautioned the public to ensure cholera is prevented since Ghana will be getting to the peak season especially during the rainy season.
The Ghana Health Service says it has received a health alert from the Democratic Republic of Congo on Ebola outbreak.
Over 800 residents of Hohoe and its surrounding communities like Tsito and Abutia in the Volta Region have benefited from a four-day free dental screening exercise.
Health experts say that when you detect a disease early, you can prevent complications and improve your quality of life.
The Ministry of Health through the Ghana Health Services is taking steps to deploy midwives to all Community-based Health Planning Services (CHPS) compounds across the country as part of efforts to address maternal and neonatal mortality.
Ghana is now implementing the test and treat policy which is aimed at testing and treating persons diagnosed with HIV instantly at the health facility to ensure that all HIV persons are enrolled unto the antiretroviral medication treatment.
The 1mCHW Campaign of Millennium Promise Alliance (MPA) has donated some medicines and logistics worth US$160,000.00 to GHS in support of community health.
The National Health Insurance Authority, NHIA, says payment of claims for the last quarter for 2016 will begin from this week.
The Rotary Club in Cape Coast has donated an ambulance and power inverters to the St. Martins De Porres Hospital at Ekwe in the Western Region to help save more lives.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised alarm at increasing air pollution and the high number of people breathing air that is of poor quality.
The Food and Drugs Authority in collaboration with the Ghana Police Service and other stakeholders have arrested 12 fake drug peddlers at the Ashaiman market and lorry station.
The Pharmacy Council has said its investigations have revealed wanton abuse of codeine cough syrup by the youth in Ghana.
Dr George Nana Brown, Dean of City of London Dental School Post Graduate Programme in West Africa has observed that the neglect of dental education in Ghana was increasing general disease burden.
Starting in the third quarter of this year, the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) will be rolling out a technology that will enable consumers to determine fake and unregistered drugs on the market, the CEO of FDA, Delese Darko, has announced.
Dutch scientists have built "synthetic" embryos in their laboratory using mouse cells other than sperm and eggs.
As part of efforts to support women with breast cancer, a fund has been launched to raise money for their treatment.
Total Petroleum Ghana Ltd. recently embarked on a Malaria Elimination Campaign to commemorate the World Malaria Day, a day set aside by the World Health Organization (WHO) to highlight the need for continued efforts and commitment to the prevention and control of Malaria around the world.
Nine-hundred and eighty-six adolescent girls in the Greater Accra Region in 2017, engaged in illegal termination of their pregnancies.
Leading health insurance company, Cosmopolitan Health Insurance (CHI), has launched a new product to meet the essential needs of the Ghanaian public.
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The UNDP has supported three health facilities with autoclaves and other equipment to improve health care waste management.
A diet high in carbs could bring on an earlier menopause, a study suggests.
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) is warning that pharmaceutical shops and Over the Counter Medicine Sellers (OCMSs) are not supposed to sell unregistered Tramadol because that is a criminal offence.
A 65-year-old Public Health Nurse has earned a nomination in this year’s MTN Heroes of Change due to her dedication to tackling malnutrition in the Northern region.
Government has been urged to invest in medical plants and include it in the Planting for Food and Job Programme to boost the pharmaceutical industry in the country.
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The fight against the abuse of Tramadol cannot be achieved if security agencies like the police and the Bureau of National Investigation (BNI) are not engaged, a pharmacist has said.
FDA has cautioned members of the Ghana Federation for Traditional Herbal Medicine Practitioners Association against the use of unregistered medical devices.
Ghana is to get the first world-class malaria treatment facility in Africa which will conduct research and manufacture malaria vaccines.
Ghana is readying for the smooth pilot of the world's first malaria vaccine later in the year, officials said on Wednesday.
The First Lady and Head of the Rebecca Foundation has called for a renewed drive in the battle against malaria.
A medical doctor has warned that the abuse of strong pain reliever, Tramadol could destroy the kidney, liver and cause the eye to become smaller in size.
The family of the three siblings, whose death has been linked to Toptoxin, have appealed to the 37 Military Hospital to fast-track the autopsy to enable them to speedily bury them in accordance with the Islamic law.
A team of US doctors has successfully carried out the world's first total transplant of a penis and scrotum.
A billion-dollar endowment fund for the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) will be launched to commemorate Dr Hideyo Noguchi’s 90th death anniversary.
The National Malaria Control Programme says it is working to eliminate the killer disease totally.
The Health Ministry has signed an agreement to offer a drone-enabled supply chain solution that will ensure secure, reliable and timely deliveries of essential health care products to hospitals and other health facilities.