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March 3, 2018 3:21 PM HCE Medical Group opens sales operation centre in Ghana

HCE Medical Group has launched its new medical healthcare sales operation HCE Ghana Ltd, at an official opening in Accra. HCE Medical Group, UK, was established in 2000 and has become a major supplier to the UK’s National Health Service and the private healthcare sector. The company designs, manufactures and supplies medical equipment and consumables 282

February 15, 2018 10:00 AM KATH calls for consistent blood donations from public

Head of Blood Transfusion Medicine Unit at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital [KATH], has called on the general public to adopt a constant attitude towards donating blood to continuously stock Blood Banks across the country. Dr. Shirley Owusu Ofori made the call at the 8th edition of a blood donation exercise organized by MTN-Ghana as part activities 291

February 10, 2018 2:37 PM Venezuelans rush to the border as Colombia tightens controls

Thousands of Venezuelans have rushed to border crossings with Colombia after Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced a tightening of controls. Only those who have registered for a special border card or can produce a passport will be able to cross. They fear it will become more difficult for them to enter Colombia once the measures are fully 72

November 28, 2017 7:51 AM Xi Jinping makes China’s toilets a number two priority

When Mao Zedong was building up support to eventually conquer China he famously declared: “A revolution is not a dinner party.” And Chinese president Xi Jinping’s mission to “revolutionise” the country’s toilets is certainly a far cry from hors d’oeuvres. Xi has stressed the need to upgrade China’s toilets in order to build a more civilised society and improve 80

October 31, 2017 5:13 PM Government committed to working with transparent Civil Service- President

Accra, Oct. 31, GNA - Government is committed to working with the Civil Service, but would want to do so in an atmosphere of transparency and accountability from the Sector, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said. Acknowledging that the Civil Service was an essential component of governance architecture, he said government would partner strategically 46

October 30, 2017 11:57 AM Final Whistle: Kotoko’s overflowing cup, Takam mortalises Joshua, NBA giants stutter

Pardon me for being that bird that insists on pooping on what should be one party for the ages, after all arch-rivals Hearts of Oak have been comfortably humbled 3-1 in the MTN Fa Cup final while Sadick Adams put on a masterclass for the history books. Success has the power to paper over deep cracks and Asante Kotoko as a franchise do not need reminding 163

October 30, 2017 5:04 AM Guinness Ghana adjudged CSR company of the year

Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL), a leading total beverage business, has been adjudged the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Company of the year at the 7th Ghana CSR Excellence Awards in Accra. The company beat competition from Ghana’s top CSR-aligned companies to win the award; in recognition of its commitment to building thriving communities 45

October 29, 2017 12:52 PM Ghana still recording high maternal, neonatal mortality

Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline | Abubakar Ibrahim Maternal mortality ratio is still as high as 319 per 100,000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate is 29 per 1,000 live births, the Health Minister has disclosed. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu said there are still significant variations in health and nutrition status across wealth quintiles and geographic regions 61

October 26, 2017 4:29 PM Centre for Migration Studies’ Anniversary Conference Opens

Accra, Oct. 26, GNA – The 10th Anniversary International Conference of the Centre for Migration Studies (CMS), University of Ghana, has opened in Accra with a call on governments to come out with policies to promote safe migration. The Conference on the theme, “Migration, Security and Development,” brought together the academia, researchers, migration 51

October 25, 2017 2:20 PM Private institutions in Ghana submit misleading information for accreditation – UNESCO

The subject of unaccredited institutions offering tertiary education in Ghana is common knowledge, while the acquisition of degrees by some Ghanaians from unaccredited and bogus institutions from overseas is known to plague the Ghanaian society, but a UNESCO report released October 24, 2017 has pointed these out. UNESCO’s 2017/8 Global Education Monitoring 93