“IT IS POSSIBLE TO ACHIEVE ZERO MALARIA IN GHANA” – FIRST LADY

The First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has charged stakeholders to prioritize and ensure judicious use of available resources in the fight towards zero incidences of malaria in Ghana. According to her, “malaria is a preventable disease and we have evidence of proven tools that can change our story. What is needed is renewed and vigorous […]

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CHOOSE ORTHODOX TREATMENT OVER TRADITIONAL – DR ADVICES ACCIDENT VICTIMS

The Head of Department of the accident and trauma unit of the Komfo Anokye Teaching hospital in Kumasi, Dr Dominic Konadu-Yeboah has advised accident victims to opt for orthodox treatment than traditional treatment.

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FIRST LADY PRESENTS MEDICAL EQUIPMENT TO CAPE COAST TEACHING HOSPITAL

The First Lady and Founder of The Rebecca Foundation, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has presented a Photo-therapy Machine worth Thirty Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHS 30,000) to the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital. The presentation is in fulfillment of a promise Mrs. Akufo-Addo made when she last visited the Hospital in October this year, to commission an Obstetrics […]

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Drone delivery of medical supplies a ‘misplaced priority’ – Yieleh Chireh

Minority Spokesperson on Health, Joseph Yieleh Chireh has downplayed the significance of the service agreement between the government and Zipline International Incorporated for the use of drone technology to deliver blood and other health supplies nationwide, describing it as a misplaced priority. The Wa West MP believes the amount of money that will be spent on this […]

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Gov’t cleared to sole-source $12.5m contract for blood distribution drones

The Public Procurement Authority has approved a sole-sourcing contract request from government to engage a US-based firm for the design, installation and operation of an unmanned aerial vehicles (drones). The firm, Messrs. Zipline International Inc, is expected to do delivery of medicines and medical supplies to health facilities across the country at the cost of […]

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Smoked meats can cause cancer – Dietitian

A dietician at the Urgent Care Private Hospital, Samuel Hanyor has cautioned Ghanaians to be measured in their intake of smoked meats since they contain carcinogenic substances. According to him, a study conducted by The American Cancer Society revealed that consuming high amounts of smoked meat and salted fish increases one’s risk of getting stomach cancer. In […]

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