Bolgatanga, April 6, GNA – The Government has assured the service providers of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) that their claims would be paid promptly to enable them contribute to the efficient delivery of health services.
Accra, April 06, GNA – The Greater Accra Region has recorded the highest number of maternal deaths in the country with the leading cause being bleeding and hypertension, the Ghana Health (GHS) has said.
Accra, April 06, GNA - Dr Franklin Asiedu Bekoe, the Head of Disease Surveillance at the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has cautioned media practitioners to desist from publishing unsubstantiated statistics on deaths resulting from Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) this year.
Accra, March 21, GNA - A platform to make tuberculosis (TB) services available to inhabitants in the Greater Accra Region (GAR) was, Tuesday, launched in Accra.
Accra, March 15, GNA- Dr Boateng Wiafe, an Ophthalmologist, has disclosed that vision lost from glaucoma cannot be restored but could be managed with proper treatment regime which would stop further damage to the optic nerve.
Tamale, March 15, GNA – A total of 130 women died during child birth at health facilities in the Northern Region in 2016 as against 92 maternal mortality cases recorded in 2015, according to figures from the Northern Regional Health Directorate.
Sunyani, March 15, GNA - The Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Health (GCNH) on Wednesday called on the government to increase investment in vaccines and make proactive arrangements to address the equity gaps in national immunization.
Accra, March 15, GNA- Dr Emmanuel Srofenyo, a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist at the Ridge Hospital, has asked women to desist from using feminine wash to routinely clean their vagina as it may have long term effects on them.
Accra, March 14, GNA- The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) in collaboration with the WITS Health Consortium and the Navrongo Health Research Centre are organising a symposium on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) in West Africa.
Sunyani, March 14, GNA – Global Media Foundation (GLOMEF), a human rights media advocacy non-governmental organisation (NGO), has upped its public awareness campaign in the Brong-Ahafo Region to deepen the understanding of teenagers on sexual reproductive health.
Dabir (C/R), March 13, GNA - More than eighty aged people from Dabir in the Komenda-Edina Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) Municipality have benefited from a free health screening exercise organised by ClaLem Foundation of Ghana, a non-governmental organisation dedicated to the welfare of the aged.
Accra, Dec. 10, GNA- The Ghana Association of Biomedical Laboratory Scientists (GABMLS) has ‘’as a matter of urgency’’ called on government to grant clearance for the recruitment of licenced medical laboratory science graduates before the year elapses.
Kpone, Dec 4, GNA --- The Ghana Aids Commission (GAC) has advised persons living with HIV/AIDS to stick to their medications instead of seeking cure from unverifiable sources.
Accra, Dec. 4, GNA - The Medical and Dental Council (DMC) has inducted 120 newly qualified physician assistants and certified registered anaesthetists into the profession.