Common cold stopped by experimental approach

Scientists think they have found a way to stop the common cold and closely related viruses which can cause paralysis.

SANOFI partners Eastern Regional Hospital to combat diabetes and hypertension

SANOFI, a global healthcare company, has in partnership with the Eastern Regional Hospital (ERH) launched an innovative Diabetes and Hypertension Clinic (DHC) programme.

KATH oncology expansion project almost ready

The Oncology Department of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, the country’s second-largest referral facility, is set to treat its first cancer patient by the close of the month with the Hospital’s oncology expansion project almost complete.

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The Food and Drugs Authority has cautioned the public against consuming unwholesome canned foods as it can result in food poisoning.

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JoyNews Editorial: Ghana is one of the dirtiest countries in Africa (Video)

JoyNews Editorial on Friday focused on the state of sanitation in Ghana.

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Akufo-Addo inducts 378 new doctors, dentists

President Nana Akufo-Addo has inducted 378 newly qualified medical doctors and dentists into the country’s healthcare delivery system.

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Accept postings to countryside - President to new doctors

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CalBank Service Personnel give Accra Psychiatric Hospital ¢97,000 makeover

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