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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 253

March 1, 2018 5:54 AM Ankaful Director hands over facility after staff protest

Embattled Director of the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital, Dr. Eugene Dordoye, has handed over management of the facility to the Deputy Director of Pharmaceutical Services, David Otuo Serebuor. This follows months of agitation by staff of the hospital who were demanding his dismissal. “I wish to inform you that effective 27th February, 2018 I handover my duties 89

February 21, 2018 1:29 PM ‘Broken down MRI machines my major concern’- Agyeman Manu

The Ministry of Health has admitted to serious challenges with MRI machines in most government health facilities. Citi News has highlighted complaints from patients who say they are forced to pay exorbitant fees at private health facilities for MRI scans due to the breakdown of government-owned machines. “I don’t know of the situation in Korle Bu, it is my major 64

February 21, 2018 1:18 PM C/R: No cholera cases recorded in 2017 – Regional Health Director

The Central Region in 2017, did not record any cholera case according to the Regional Director of the Ghana Health Services, Dr. Alexis Nang-Beifubah. In the Regional Director’s words, “The Region never recorded any epidemic-prone disease; the Region did not record meningitis, cholera, yellow fever”. The Regional Director made this known in his address 67

February 20, 2018 6:19 PM Stop picketing; we’ll employ 32,000 nurses this year – Gov’t

Government has told graduate nurses to stop picketing at the Health Ministry as plans are far advanced to employ them this year, 2018. Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid, at a news conference on today [Tuesday], said the Finance Ministry has given clearance for them to be employed. “This year, government is employing 32,000 health professionals, and out of that 27,000 are nurses 91

February 20, 2018 6:12 AM Jobless nutritionist complain about gov’t neglect

A registered nutritionist, who has been left frustrated by the government’s inability to allow her to serve the nation, has bemoaned the lack of regard for preventable healthcare services like the one she offers. This nutritionist, Akosua Konadu, just wants to repay Ghana back for the support she had during her education, but the issue of clearance from the government 56

February 20, 2018 6:00 AM Police disperse picketing graduate nurses from Health Ministry

Police personnel on Monday forcibly evicted unemployed graduate nurses who pitched camp at the Health Ministry. The nurses, numbering about two hundred besieged the Health Ministry to demand posting, and threatened to pass the night there if their concerns were not addressed. They claimed that several appeals to the Ministry for employment after they completed 58

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 45

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 52

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 56