The Programmes Manager for the Neglected Tropical Diseases programme, Ghana Health Service has called on the public to help fight NTDs to do away with poverty.
In just three months time, they likely will be testing the first of a number of potential experimental vaccines against the new SARS-like coronavirus that is spreading in China and beyond.
Gynaecologist Dr.Theodora Pepera has debunked the view that promiscuous women are more susceptible to cervical cancer.
Health officials in China say a coronavirus has killed 15 more people in the province of Hubei, where the outbreak first started.
Address the real reasons you procrastinate and you’re more likely to start achieving your goals.
The Director of Health Services in the Oti Region has said good nutrition enhances academic performance of children and contribute to their lifelong health and well-being.
Using social media isn't directly harming teenagers - but it can reduce the time they spend on healthy activities, such as sleeping and exercising, a study suggests.
Ghana’s mission in China has advised Ghanaians planning to travel to the Asian country to consider postponing their trips as death toll from the deadly coronavirus outbreak in China rises to 25.
Snakes -- the Chinese krait and the Chinese cobra -- may be the original source of the newly discovered coronavirus that has triggered an outbreak of a deadly infectious respiratory illness in China this winter.
Scientists say they may have discovered why stress makes hair turn white, and a potential way of stopping it happening without reaching for the dye.
The Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu has said the re-introduced allowances for nursing trainees is sustainable.
The Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu has suggested the Akufo-Addo-led administration has fulfilled almost all of its campaign promises in the health sector.
The Principal Nursing Officer of the KBTH Reproductive Health Centre has urged teenage girls to abstain from early sexual activity to reduce the risk of getting cervical cancer.
The Health Ministry says it has began implementing measures to prevent the outbreak and spread of a new virus that first broke out in China.
The number of people in China infected with a new virus, the coronavirus, is increasing.
Cancer care and treatment in Ghana is receiving a boost as Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) is partnering with the Mayo Clinic in North America.
The National Health Insurance Authority, Chief Executive Dr Lydia Dsane-Selby announced that the national health authority is taking steps to restructure the scheme to accommodate screening and treatment of cervical cancer.
Dr Lydia Dsane-Selby says to reduce the number of lives lost to cervical cancer a year, people should find a healthcare service provider near their homes, and register their healthcare service provider with the NHIA.
A mysterious respiratory virus that has killed at least three people and sickened more than 200 in China can be transmitted between humans, expert says.
Vodafone’s multiple award-winning TV programme, Healthline has enlightened viewers on the side effects of skin bleaching.
Police have led the Ghana Standards Authority and the Food and Drugs Authority to raid illegal insecticide production facilities at Otatten in Odorkor, a suburb of Accra.
Many residents of Kpedze indiscriminately make use of the open spaces at odd hours at the slightest edge to attend to nature’s call.
The management of Dawhenya Community Clinic is appealing to philanthropists and non-governmental organisations to come to the aid of the clinic to enable it to deliver on its mandate.
Consultant Orthopaedic and Head of Trauma Surgery at the Tamale Teaching Hospital, Dr Noel Tolgou Yempabe says 947 trauma cases were reported at the Hospital in 2019 from the six regions in northern Ghana.
The Food and Drugs Authority has called out Ghanaian musician Wendy Shay over accusations that the authority is unfairly preventing celebrities from making earnings.
A Ghana-based nonprofit organisation has teamed up with the Australian High Commission to construct a 10-seater sanitary facility for cured lepers in Ho in the Volta Region.
Nurses in the Chereponi District of the North East region are calling on the Ghana Health Service to deploy nurses to the district to augment the shortfall of staff in the district.
Having sex less frequently could lead to earlier menopause, a new study suggests.
Belching, gas and bloating can be embarrassing and uncomfortable. Here's what causes these signs and symptoms — and how you can minimize them.
Hypnic jerks can feel scary, but reminding yourself that they don’t mean anything’s wrong with you can help
Cervical cancer has been described as one of the most common cancers worldwide with about 528,000 new cases and 266,000 deaths recorded in 2012, according to Researchgate.
One day, your "ageotype" may inform your future health.
A consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, has called for primary prevention care against cervical cancer to be placed under the NHIS, to reduce a mass loss of life to cervical cancer.
FBNBank Ghana Limited, a subsidiary of First Bank of Nigeria Limited has held a health walk as part of its New Year activities. The event gave the bank an opportunity to encourage participants to take on healthy lifestyles.
Exercise improves your mood, reduces the risk of heart disease, and may keep your sperm healthy, according to a new study.
The second batch of students who pursued a Diploma in Midwifery on Saturday graduated from the University of Cape Coast (UCC) at the sixth and seventh sessions of the 52nd Congregation of the University.
Ernest Abugri who dropped out of senior high school six years ago due to an illness known is grateful for the timely intervention of Vodafone Healthline for restoring his dreams.
The family of a two-year-old girl, who lived with a medical condition known as spina bifida since childhood, has expressed enormous gratitude to Vodafone Ghana for coming to their rescue.
You know it’s that time because you always wake up at three a.m. It’s like your brain is equipped with a silent, malfunctioning alarm clock that rings you awake each night despite your earnest intention to sleep soundly for a full eight hours.
If you are one of the one billion people globally who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, having a fat tongue could be a key reason you snore, choke, gasp or stop breathing periodically during the night, ruining your sleep and potentially your health.
Western Regional Officer of the Ghana Meteorological Agency, has cautioned the public to take protective measures during the Harmattan season to avoid health complications.
In August 2019, Joy FM’s mid-morning show, the Cosmopolitan Mix, embarked on a month-long weight loss challenge with its listeners.
The Ghana office of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry is organising a trade mission to the world’s biggest health fair where technology, finance and new trends in delivery health is put on one stage for the Arab Health fair.
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Deputy Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Freda Prempeh, has tasked a technical committee reviewing Ghana’s Disability Law to make provisions that mandate all health facilities to have sign language interpreters.
Following the detection of polio cases in the Nkwanta North and Krachi Nchumuru districts of the Oti Region, the Ghana Health Services is embarking on a mass reactive vaccination exercise in the entire region.
The Public Health Directorate of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly will begin an exercise to fumigate all markets in Accra.
The Ghana Health Service is finalising preparations towards the vaccination of 148,430 children under five in the Oti Region against poliomyelitis.
As sure as the rising and setting of the sun, the harmattan season is an inescapable period in West Africa.
The Coalition of NGO’s in health has described the request by the National Ambulance Service (NAS), to postpone the commissioning of some 211 ambulances from January 6 as dangerous.