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43% of Ghanaian adults obese or overweight – Study

Forty-three per cent of Ghanaian adults are either overweight or obese, a joint study conducted by two universities – Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and the University of Western Cape in South Africa, has concluded.

Wild jubilations over removal of Ankaful director

There was wild jubilation at the Ankaful Psychiatry hospital in the Central Region after the removal from office of the Medical Director, Dr Eugene Dordoye, Monday.

Photos: Life after Ebola

It has been four years since the Ebola virus outbreak in the West African states of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone was first reported. Photographer Hugh Kinsella Cunningham has been back to document the people still living with the legacy of the disease.

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FDA dispels social media news about fake palm oil

FDA has assured the public that it has instituted regulatory measures to ensure the safety of palm oil on the market as well as export consignments for consumption.

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Embattled Ankaful Hospital boss to take HR course, caretaker appointed

Embattled Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital Director, Dr Eugene K. Dordoye accused by his staff of having poor human relations, has temporarily been relieved of his position.

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Ovarian cancer link to paternal genes

Scientists believe they have identified a new gene mutation that can raise the risk of ovarian cancer and is passed from father to daughter.

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USAID, gov’t promote food safety to boost trade

The United States Agency for International Development and the Food and Agriculture Ministry hosted a forum to review progress made on the development of a pilot food safety and certification system in Ghana.

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Parents association wants NHIS coverage for children with cancer

The Ghana Parents Association for Childhood Cancer (GHAPACC) has called on Government to extend the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to cover the treatment of some childhood cancers.

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Kasapreko's Awake tugs at hearts with human chain, cash for Korle Bu

Kasapreko's water brand, Awake, continues its tradition of giving to Korle Bu.

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Ankaful impasse: Mental Health NGO calls for swift gov't intervention

Friends of Mental Health, has registered its displeasure with the current happening at the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital.

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Ultra-processed foods 'linked to cancer'

A link between highly processed foods and cancer has been suggested by French researchers.

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Hundreds support MTN's Val's Day blood donation exercise in Ho

MTN, collaboration with the National Blood Bank, has organised its annual blood donation exercise at the Volta Regional Hospital in Ho.

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Allocate money for operation of abandoned Mobile Clinic Vans – Alex Segbefia

A former Health Minister has asked the government to operationalise the Mobile Clinic Vans that have been abandoned at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.

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