UNICEF will be launching a new global campaign on 24 April to emphasize the power and safety of vaccines among parents and wider social media users.
Birthing Centre Project at Mangotideke at Agotime-Ziope in the Volta region has received a major boost with support from the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana towards its completion.
You might not think loud snoring is much of a big deal. But according to sleep experts, the idea that snoring is harmless is a popular — and dangerous — myth.
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says waterpipe tobacco smoking popularly known as ‘shisha’ is illegal in Ghana.
Studies show that dietary cholesterol in eggs doesn’t adversely affect cholesterol levels in the blood. As part of a balanced, healthy lifestyle, eggs are great.
Pregnancies among women over 30 years has surpassed the number among women in their 20s for the first time ever.
Parents whose children are living with autism have been urged not to see them as disadvantaged individuals, but as ones with various special abilities.
Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, has commissioned a €480,000 ultra-modern oxygen plant for the 37 Military Hospital at a ceremony in Accra.
Widely held myths about sleep are damaging our health and our mood, as well as shortening our lives, say researchers.
The number of measles cases reported worldwide in the first three months of 2019 has tripled compared with the same time last year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Professor Kwesi Yankah, Minister of State in-charge of Tertiary Education has challenged teachers to use education to transform lives, reconcile families set apart by conflicts, and build bridges for peaceful coexistence.
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Ghana in collaboration with Ernest Chemists Limited, has embarked on a three-day fistula repair and gynaecological surgical outreach in the Nkwanta District of the Oti Region.
A medical officer at Health Essentials Ghana, Dr. Nafisah Alhassan, has urged organisations to take keen interest in the Hepatitis B status of their staff, failure of which could be catastrophic in future.
The Ghana Health Service has introduced an online portal that will ensure an equitable distribution of health professionals across the country, the Director General of GHS, Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare, has announced.
Fertility doctors in Greece and Spain say they have produced a baby from three people in order to overcome a woman's infertility.
Parliament has approved a €155 million loan for the completion and equipping of the maternity and children’s block of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital.
Members of the Ghana Association of Certified Registered Anaesthetists (GACRA) have begun a partial strike in demand of a name change.
Full-fat dairy is making a comeback. Long demonized for being calorie-dense and full of saturated fat, whole milk and yogurt are now reclaiming their reputations as healthier options compared to low-fat and skim alternatives.
Cases of rabies had increased to 78 in 2017 from 44 recorded the previous year, making it the second highest number since 2014 which had 82 cases.
Meat-lovers can help slash emissions by cutting down on meat waste and adopting a "nose to tail" diet, which aims to use every part of the animal.
How many of us were told as children to drink our milk because it would give us strong bones?
The Country Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Owen Laws Kaluwa, has commended Ghana for strengthening Primary Health Care (PHC) through the Community Health Planning and Services (CHPS) concept.
The Samuel Amo Tobin Foundation, over the weekend organised a blood donation and health screening exercise to support the National Blood Service to replenish the National Blood Bank.
Nsawam Adoagyiri MP, Frank Annoh-Dompreh, has presented a ¢50,000 cheque to management of the Nsawam Government Hospital for the construction of a new maternity block.
Private healthcare providers in the Upper East region say they will consider a gradual withdrawal of their services from next month if the NHIA does not pay them some of their claims.
One fact about heart failure is it's more common than you may think. Heart failure occurs when the heart doesn't pump blood as well as it should.
Unilever Ghana, makers of Pepsodent brand of toothpaste, has unveiled a report on the impact of oral health on children's lives.
The Financial and Economic Crimes Division, of the Accra High Court, has acquitted and discharged two officials of the Food and Drugs Authority of contempt charges.
The March 2019 Zenith Health Walk was graced by the likes of illustrious personalities such as GIPC CEO, Yoofi Grant.
Giant Publicity Media Consult, a Health advocacy and Communication outfit in Accra and Big’Dor Travel and Tours Limited, in collaboration with the National Blood Service have projected to mobilise over 1,500 units of blood at Kwahu during this year’s Easter celebrations.
More than 30 per cent of the about 5,000 medical laboratory practitioners in the various health institutions do not have licences GAMLS has stated.
Doctors have revealed that stomach ulcers are the open sores that develop in the stomach lining.
Sydney Brenner, one of the giants of 20th Century science, has died.
Even light-to-moderate drinking increases blood pressure and the chances of having a stroke, according to a large genetic study in The Lancet, countering previous claims that one or two drinks a day could be protective.
he World Health Organization in its 2019 World Health Statistics study found that women outlive men, especially in wealthy countries.
The President, Nana Akufo-Addo says the co-operation between Ghana and Cuba is being extended to the eradication of malaria.
Two hundred and thirty-five out of the 250 candidates who sat for the January 2019 Post Basic Nursing online licensing examination have passed.
Most cannabis sold on the streets of Madrid is contaminated with dangerous levels of faecal matter, a study says.
The Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) has launched a web-based system known as the Ghana Key Population Unique Identification System (GKPUIS), to improve data process for Key Population (KP) programmes in Ghana.
Ghana’s favourite oral care brand, Pepsodent, has released some statistics on oral health based on a research titled ‘The Hidden Impact of Oral Health on Children’s Lives Global Report.’
The Health Facilities Regulatory Authority on Tuesday presented an official license to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, after meeting the licensing requirements of the regulatory body.
The latest findings when it comes to how much alcohol affects your overall health really pack a punch.
The National Service Secretariat (NSS) has announced the posting of more than 9000 newly trained nurses to health facilities across the country.
About 65% of Ghana's HIV/AIDS population are females, the Ghana Aids Commission has revealed.
A prescription drug linked to 33 deaths in 2017 in Northern Ireland will now be treated as a class C drug.
Doctors say the only thing which can help Sebastian survive is a special surgery in India.
She had been taking the pill with no break for more than six months, but had stopped about two weeks before.
A funeral is being held for a 26-year-old woman who gave birth to a baby boy on Thursday despite being brain dead since December.
The Ghana Medical Association has released a statement on matters of national importance and conditions of services to its members.
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