UNICEF to launch “#VaccinesWork” campaign

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.

JoyNews gets result: Mangotideke maternity centre project gets ICAG support

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.

Liberia hosts largest gathering of laboratory professionals in West Africa

CelebrateLAB West Africa, the largest gathering of Laboratory professionals from the ECOWAS region will take place in the Liberian Capital, Monrovia from April, 23- 24.

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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.

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No legal ‘shisha’ joints in Ghana – FDA warns

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says waterpipe tobacco smoking popularly known as ‘shisha’ is illegal in Ghana.

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Cooking this Easter? Think of eggs - Herbalife advises

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.

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More women getting pregnant in their 30s than their 20s

Pregnancies among women over 30 years has surpassed the number among women in their 20s for the first time ever.

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Children with autism are gifts from God – Parent leads awareness campaign

Parents whose children are living with autism have been urged not to see them as disadvantaged individuals, but as ones with various special abilities.

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€480,000 oxygen plant commissioned in Accra

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.

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Sleep myths 'damaging your health'

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Global measles cases triple in 2019 - WHO

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).

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Use education to transform lives – Prof. Yankah

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.

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Ernest Chemist supports Gynae Society’s outreach at Nkwanta District

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. 

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