The government has secured 275 ambulances which are set to arrive by the end of April 2019.
Dr Ewura Adjoa Ahimah Nunoo’s calling as a medical doctor does not make her to forget about the vulnerable in the Ghanaian society.
A Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has called for stringent measures to regulate the brewing of alcoholic beverages and the establishment of drinking bars in the country.
The brain function of very late risers and "morning larks" during the hours of the working day is different, according to a study.
Founder of Danquah Institute and Chief Exceutive Officer of McDan Shipping, have paid for the surgical process of a young boy who had a closed oesophagus.
No matter your age or fitness level, these activities can help you get in shape and lower your risk for disease:
Awake Purified Drinking Water has presented a cheque of GHS75,000 to the National Cardiothoracic Centre to support persons with various cardiovascular diseases.
Tamale Teaching Hospital is the biggest referral centre, serving the now five regions of the north. But some patients and residents are unhappy with the services rendered at the hospital.
Bugs and mosquitoes which are reproducing and feeding in a stream of sewage have virtually imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Community 11, one of the privileged communities in Tema.
Joy News has uncovered how the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) awarded a contract to supply drugs of over ¢200,000 without due process.
Health authorities in Ashanti Region are reporting increased epilepsy infections in hospitals and facilities
Thirty-six women died from birth-related health cases in 2018 in Tema, fewer than the 44 deaths in 2017, the Tema Metropolitan Health Directorate (TMHD) has said.
Hypertension emerged top of the 10 causes of death at the Eastern Regional Hospital in 2018, according to statistics provided by the facility.
The first drone centre for the distribution of essential medical supplies including blood, will be sited in a town 5km from Suhum by March 2019.
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has destroyed fake cosmetic products, containing harmful chemicals which are dangerous to public health.
IMANI is demanding answers from the Minister of Health following a recent publication that ineffective anti-snake vaccines on the market have led to the death of ten people.
First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo says Ghana needs to boldly confront the financing of cancer treatment in the country to help provide quality care for patients who suffer from the disease.
The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has called on all stakeholders to come together to fight cancers plaguing Ghana and Africa.
"Beer before wine and you'll feel fine, wine before beer and you'll feel queer" - many of us may swear by this time-honoured tip when "mixing" our drinks.
Neurosurgeons in the country are warning the number of brain and spinal injuries that are increasing as a result of motor accidents lately will lead to many deaths in Ghana if there is no effort to increase the number of neurosurgeons in the country.
A phased implementation of a malaria vaccine is expected to begin in selected districts in three regions across the country in March this year.
The Ghana Medical Association has joined many institutions and individuals to condemn the shooting incident during last Thursday’s Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election.
Men who are exposed to high levels of pollution are more likely to have problems with erectile dysfunction, a new study has found.
Cancer has been considered as one of the world’s most pressing health concerns, killing in excess of eight million people every year, more than HIV and AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined.
Eight hugs a day. We have shown that touch not only raises oxytocin, but it reduces cardiovascular stress and can improve the immune system, too.
You may have heard an increasing number of people vow to reduce their meat eating lately - or cut it out altogether.
As Ghana joins the rest of the world to mark World Cancer Day, which falls on the February 4, every year, Hope for Future Generations (HFFG), a children, youth and women-focused non-governmental organization, is calling on government to pay special attention to cervical cancer, which is the second most common cancer in women living in Ghana.
Ask an adolescent what sexually transmitted infections are and you will be surprised about their depth of knowledge on the matter.
It was yet another crowd puller as thousands joined the Luv FM Health Walk to promote physical fitness
People who are active in religious congregations tend to be happier and more civically engaged than either religiously unaffiliated adults or inactive members of religious groups, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of survey data from the United States and more than two dozen other countries.
It's time to stop believing these misconceptions.
Public health experts from around the world have urged the World Health Organisation’s Executive Board to reject the Philip Morris International (PMI)-funded Foundation’s appeal to WHO to collaborate on tobacco control policies.
A trial found 18% of smokers who used them to quit remained smoke-free after a year, compared with 9.9% of those using nicotine-replacement treatments.
A report of the Ghana Healthy Food Environment Policy Index (Food-EPI) has urged the government to pass legislation to promote healthier food environment in schools and other child-laden settings.
Heat and pregnancy do not mix. High temps don't just make a pregnant woman uncomfortable, the heat can actually hurt the health of her baby -- and with climate change, this will probably become a bigger problem.
Asanko Gold Ghana is partnering Canada-based Health Partners International (HPIC) to halt the alarming trend of maternal and infant mortality in the Amansie West and South Districts.
Letting a toddler spend lots of time using screens may delay their development of skills such as language and sociability, according to a large Canadian study.
The Ghana Physicians and Surgeons Foundation of North America has indicated its willingness to partner its Local Ghanaian counterparts to improve the health delivery regime in the country.
You're likely well aware that your body works like a machine—if one part is off, then, well, the whole damn thing can start having issues.
The Board Chair of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has reiterated that his outfit will remain the premier hospital in the country and will not be shut down.
A new study found that weight loss is related to how often individuals weighed themselves. So how often should you weigh in?
As of September 2018, Ghana had screened 48 per cent of all HIV-exposed infants with 5% being HIV positive.
Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Novartis to create a new public-private partnership designed to improve the diagnoses and accelerate treatment for people with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD).
For most people, stomach aches are a regular part of life. But beyond the acute, temporary discomfort that we’ve all experienced, there are also several forms of abdominal pain that can be a sign of a serious health issue and shouldn’t be ignored.
The World Health Organization estimates 5,000 Ghanaian women will be diagnosed of cervical cancer annually by 2025.More worrying, half of them will die.
A new policy brief titled “The Rise of Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals in Africa”, has been launched in Accra with a focus on its implications for Ghana and West Africa.
France's national health agency Anses says it has found chemicals in babies' nappies that exceed safety levels.
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), as part of its routine market surveillance, is investigating the possible adulteration of mercury, hydroquinone and steroids in cosmetic products on the Ghanaian market.
The West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens has organised a medical screening and counselling event at the Yumba Special School with special needs.