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Ghana marks 2019 Scoliosis Awareness Day; call on citizens to support fight against stigmatization heightened 

  Ghana has marked this year’s Scoliosis Awareness Day with a call on all citizens to join the fight against stigmatization and alienation of persons with scoliosis. The International Awareness Day is a day set aside globally to create awareness and sensitize people on the need to prevent Scoliosis, its detection, treatment, and cure. This […]

4 health workers get NGO’s support to fight cervical cancer

Phoenix Resource Centre Global Aid Ghana (PRCGA), a Ghanaian-based non-governmental charitable organization championing the fight against cervical cancer and other health problems has presented sets of medical equipment worth $8,000 to four (4) selected health professionals at the Cervical Cancer Prevention and Training Centre(CCPTC) of the Catholic Hospital, Battor. The items, a set for each recipient include […]

Defenders of Chief Imam organizes blood donation exercise to support his centenary celebration

In celebration of the 100th birthday of the National Chief Imam (NCI), His Eminence Sheikh Dr. Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, Defenders of National Chief Imam (DNCI), an interest group that provides moral and physical support to the cause of the NCI has organized a one-day blood donation exercise in collaboration with the 37 Military Hospital blood […]

Dr. Shannon Hader appointed Asist. Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director, Programme of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Shannon Hader of the United States as Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of Programme of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). Dr. Hader brings to the position more than 20 years of international experience in global health – from responding to HIV and […]

Foundation to cater for welfare of aged, widows and widowers in Ghana launched

A social group that seeks to cater for the welfare of the aged, the widows and widowers on earth till   their departure back to their creator arrives has been launched in Accra on Wednesday December 26, 2018. Dubbed: “Empty Nest Foundation” (ENF) is the brainchild of Pastor Mrs Christina Mante, Head Pastor of the Mallam […]

Ghanaian journalists committed to report relentlessly on sexual, reproductive & health rights issues

What if we all stood right by her? These are the sentiments that engulfed the room during the training of about 25 journalists on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) on 3rd Oct 2018 at Alisa Hotel, Accra, Ghana. The training dubbed #RightByHer Journalist Training Workshop was coordinated by International Planned Parenthood Federation Africa […]

JICA hands over blood safety technology project to MOH

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on Wednesday, handed over the Ghana Blood Safety Programme, to the Ministry of Health (MOH) at a ceremony in Accra for its sustainability. The event, was to formally bring to an end the JICA project on the routine use of the Terumo BCT Mirasol Pathogen Reduction Technology (PRT) System, […]

We need sustained commitment, influx of resources and effort to curb maternal, newborn & child deaths-Dr. Isabella Sagoe-Moses

The Deputy Director for Reproductive and Child Health Unit, Family Health Division, Ghana Health Service(GHS), Dr. Isabella Sagoe-Moses has observed it would only require sustained commitment, influx of resources and concerted effort of everyone towards realization of downward trend of maternal, newborn and child death cases in Ghana. Dr. Sagoe-Moses, while recalling an instance in […]

BIMA wins Mobile Insurance Leadership Award of the year

BIMA Ghana, the leading provider of mobile based health and insurance products has chalked another success by winning the Mobile Insurance Leadership Award of the year at the maiden edition of Ghana Insurance Awards.  The Mobile Insurance Leadership Award recognizes BIMA’s usage of mobile technology to deliver affordable insurance and health products to individuals and […]

Korle Bu Hospital gets Van Moorhouse Foundation’s support

As part of efforts to improve healthcare delivery in the country, Van Moorhouse Foundation, an International NGO committed to enhancing lives of the underprivileged in the society has extended its charity arm to Renal and Oncology Units under the Child Health Department of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital with assorted items worth GH¢10,000.00. It has […]