The University of Ghana has appointed Prof. Lydia Aziato, as the first substantive Dean for the School of Nursing and Midwifery (SoNM).
Rare conjoined twins have been separated at a world-leading children’s hospital in London, surgeons have announced.
Construction works on a 120-bed hospital facility for the Kumawu District Hospital in the Sekyere Kumawu District of Ashanti Region, left abandoned in September last year, after its construction started in 2015, would commence in the next three weeks.
As part of its commitment to deliver premium orthopaedic healthcare in Ghana and beyond, the Foundation of Complex Orthopaedic Spine (FOCOS) has commissioned a large off-grid solar powered project.
The Upper West Region recorded the highest number of malaria cases and also topped in malaria-related deaths from 2011 to 2016, according to health officials, who describe the trend as alarming and threatening.
The Ministry of Health has declared a public health emergency following the detection of the poliovirus type-2 in the Northern Region capital, Tamale.
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has arrested a woman popular for her vaginal care products and sexual enhancers.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has said that the government would do due diligence in the posting of nurses to work abroad if the agreement with partner countries is officially cemented.
An Asian couple who tried to conceive through IVF has claimed that a mix-up at a California fertility clinic left them pregnant with the wrong children.
The National Youth Authority (NYA) in partnership with Plan International Ghana is calling for concerted efforts to sustain the fight against high teenage pregnancies and early marriages being recorded in communities around the Wa West District.
FBN Bank Ghana, a subsidiary of First Bank of Nigeria Ltd has organized a medical outreach and free health screening as part of the bank’s 2019 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability week.
Changes in lifestyles including poor eating habits are contributing immensely to growing cases of hypertension in Ghana.
The First Lady, Rebecca Naa Okaikor Akufo-Addo, has made another set of donation of hospital equipment, to some needy health institutions across the country.
Two pieces of very disturbing news involving working women and menstruation have emerged in India in recent months.
Medical Officer at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr Augustine Adoliba Ayanoore, has called on Parliament to as a matter of urgency pass the over aged Occupational Health Hazard Bill.
Zipline Ghana Limited, a leading medical drone technology firm, has donated 25 life jackets to nurses and fishermen at Ekye, a community in the Kwahu Afram Plains South District of the Eastern Region.
The Ministry of Health on Wednesday inaugurated the National Medicine Price Committee in Accra to monitor and ensure that the prices of drugs remain stable.
Experts say coughs play a role in clearing irritants and infections from the body, but a persistent cough can be irritating.
The Ghana Network of Persons Living with HIV and AIDS has debunked the assertion by a Gospel Musician named Brother Sammy who allegedly claimed to have a cure for HIV.
Millions of people in the UK are putting their sight at risk by continuing to smoke, warn specialists.
The UK government has pledged further support to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria to help save millions of lives around the world.
Government has started the recruitment of private and public trained nurses who graduated from health training institutions in between 2012 and 2016.
Key stakeholders in the health and mining sectors, as well as academia, have urged the government to invest in health impact assessment in the resource extraction industry.
A stripling of 23-years-old has been spending the last 20 years in isolation in the Nkwanta South of the Oti region, because of a medical condition.
Medical Laboratory practitioners drawn from private and public hospitals across the country have been taken through intensive five-day training to boost their skills.
Residents of Afram Plains are the latest to benefit from drone services of medical supplies and consumables as Zipline made its first delivery there beginning with Ekye.
Novo Nordisk on Thursday launched a new-generation, once-daily basal insulin in Ghana for the treatment of diabetes.
The FDA in its efforts to improve health safety has launched a mobile application dubbed "Med Safety" to enable both healthcare professionals and the public report side effects of medicines to the Authority.
The amount of sugar in baby food should be restricted and parents should give their young children more vegetables to stop them developing a sweet tooth, a report from child health experts says.
First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, on behalf of the Rebecca Foundation on Wednesday, presented six ambulances to selected health institutions across the country to facilitate healthcare delivery.
Ah!! Sleep!!! The joy of putting your head on the pillow and dozing off… that good feeling when your mind begins to stop thinking about its many issues and gradually begins to relax.
All forms of meat, especially red meat, including pork, beef, chicken or turkey and all other kinds of fish all add up to the mouthwatering dishes prepared in various homes and eateries across the country.
Sodium bicarbonate, widely known as baking soda is quite popular when it comes to baking but did you know the baking agent can also be used as an air freshener?
A medical doctor has observed that some Ghanaians use religion to excuse themselves from seeking medical attention.
The legislator for North Tongu says there is an urgent need for the country to legislate in order to regulate Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs).
Reproductive Health Specialist at the UNFPA, Dr Robert Kwesi Mensah, has said his outfit has spent about $1.98 million on the importation of various contraceptives in 2018 alone.
Ghana’s child population is in millions but their hearts are in the hands of only one pediatric cardiologist, Dr. Nana Akya Yao.
Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), last Thursday launched the Health and Pollution Action Plan (HPAP) with a call on Ghanaians to avoid wrapping their hot meals in plastic materials.
Although beetroot is very beneficial to the human body, the superfood has devastating side effects.
As part of efforts to create mental health awareness, the Greater Accra Regional Hospital has celebrated its maiden edition of the Psychology Week.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has suspended a nurse and a midwife for three years for breaching the professional standards of the profession.
After five years, they broke up the relationship and Favor Hilda Brown says she broke down.
The head of the Cardiology Department of the University of Ghana is entreating Ghanaians to have control of the health of their heart by checking their blood pressure and sugar levels regularly.
The UNFPA and the Ghana Health Service (GHS) have launched ‘Time with Grandma,’ an initiative that makes it possible for adolescents to be tutored, mentored and advised by experienced and elderly women in their communities.
As Ghana and the rest of the world marked sickle Cell Day, a Zipline medical drone Wednesday airlifted medication to an 11-year sickle cell patient at the Asamankese Government Hospital.
The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, had an interactive session with women groups from diverse backgrounds, to promote the “Free to Shine” Campaign on HIV.
African countries with small to medium-sized economies pay far more money for less effective drugs, a leading health expert has told BBC Newsday.
The new 160-bed capacity Upper West Regional Hospital is 99 per cent complete but will not be opened for operations until it is fully completed and staff trained to handle sophisticated gadgets that have been installed.
Over 200 million cases of malaria were recorded in Africa in 2017 the WHO, which has set a target to reduce malaria incidence and mortality rates globally by at least 90% by 2030, has said.
The World Bank Group has urged government to increase efforts in dealing with stunting in children to save them from long-lasting negative consequences associated with the condition.
The President has, in principle, agreed to a request by the Barbados Prime Minister to send some 375 Ghanaian nurses to the Carribean Island to work in a number of their government medical facilities.
The Greater Accra Regional Health Directorate has cautioned the public on the potential outbreak of cholera and other infectious diseases in the Region.