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February 18, 2018 8:34 AM Vodafone commended for free ultra-sound scan initiative

A 38-year old female trader and resident of the Enche in the Western Region, Susan Poku, has commended Vodafone Ghana for bringing its free pregnancy ultra-sound screening project to her community. The initiative, which screened over 30 pregnant women within Tarkwa and surrounding communities, was organised as part of Vodafone Foundation’s free nationwide

February 15, 2018 4:25 PM Mental Health Authority begs striking Ankaful staff to resume work

The Mental Health Authority has asked striking nurses and physician assistants at the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital to return to work. According to the Authority, the hospital’s Director, Dr. Eugene Dordoye, has been enrolled in some refresher courses to improve his interpersonal skills. Among other things, they accused him of putting them through emotional 4

February 15, 2018 6:44 AM Ankaful nurses declare another strike over director’s conduct

Nurses and physician assistants at the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital have proceeded to lay down their tools to protest the conduct of the facility’s Medical Director, Dr. Emmanuel Dordoye. According to them, Dr. Dordoye’s presence at the facility posed a danger to their mental and physical health. “Dr. Eugene Dordoye’s presence in the hospital is a psychological 5

February 15, 2018 5:30 AM Importers resist Customs’ Cargo Tracking Notes policy

Businesses at the ports are opposing customs new policy, the Cargo Tracking Notes (CTN), saying it will add unto their cost of production. The CTN is expected to track all imports to Ghana to reduce revenue losses with under declaration. Even before its implementation in March 2018, the businesses say they will be disadvantaged. The freight forwarders 5

February 13, 2018 11:06 AM Veteran actor Super OD dies at 84

Actor and comedian Super OD, born Asonaba Kwaku Darko, has passed away. He died on Tuesday, February 13 at the Agona Swedru Government Hospital in the Central Region. The actor who has been off the movie scene for some time due to old age and ill-health, was taken to the hospital on Saturday, February 10, after he complained he was not feeling well. In July, 2017, the Member 3

February 13, 2018 6:00 AM Thumbay group of Dubai calls on the first lady

The Thumbay Group of Dubai led by Thumbay Moideen, has paid a courtesy call on the First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, after they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed with Ghana’s Ministries of Health and Education for the establishment of a Medical University and Teaching Hospital in the Greater Accra Region. Dr. Vinod Abraham indicated 8

February 11, 2018 12:20 PM GHS issues Lassa fever alert after 31 die in Nigeria outbreak

The Ghana Health Service has issued an alert to all Regional Directors of Health Services and CEOs of Teaching Hospitals for Lassa Fever. The alert urged the various health institutions to enhance surveillance for Lassa fever and Acute Haemorrhagic Fevers in general. This alert follows the outbreak of the fever in Nigeria which has claimed 31 lives 5

February 10, 2018 4:06 PM Anas’ mother dies aged 62

Mariam Damba, mother of the acclaimed investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas has died at the Korle Bu Teaching hospital. Anas’ mother, aged 62, worked as a community health nurse at the Nima Polyclinic. Madam Mariam Damba, a practising Muslim, is expected to be buried in accordance with Islamic tradition. Anas, who confirmed his bereavement to online 15

February 8, 2018 3:13 PM Nana Addo’s 2018 State of the Nation address [Audio]

President Nana Akufo-Addo today [Thursday], February 08, 2018, delivered his second State of the Nation Address to Parliament. The President touted the achievements of the government in stabilizing the economy, implementing the Free SHS and clearing a huge chunk of debts owed by the National Health Insurance Scheme and contractors in the past one year. He also reiterated 9

February 6, 2018 10:57 AM Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai ‘critically ill’

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is critically ill in a South African hospital, reports say. Local media quoted family sources as saying the 65-year-old former prime minister – who is being treated for colon cancer – is suffering from weight loss, exhaustion and muscle thinning. During his political struggle against ex-President Robert 5