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November 29, 2017 1:44 PM Fight against malaria ‘stalling’ – WHO

The UN’s World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the global fight to eradicate malaria shows signs of stalling following recent success. We want [this to be] a wake-up call to the malaria community. We are not on track, and we need to get back on track.” Funding has been allowed to plateau over the last 10 years, the WHO said. It also said a complacent 49

November 13, 2017 3:41 PM Christ Apostolic Church donates ambulances to three hospitals

The Christ Apostolic Church International (CACI) has presented three ambulances to three hospitals at a ceremony in Accra. The beneficiaries are the 37 Military Hospital in the Greater Accra, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in the Ashanti Region, and the Sunyani Governmental Hospital in the Brong Ahafo Region. The occasion was also used to hand over the keys of a refurbished 102

November 11, 2017 3:14 PM Okudzeto donates medical equipment to Battor Catholic Hospital

Management of the Battor Catholic Hospital in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region took delivery of some vital medical equipment following a response to their appeal to the Member of Parliament for the area, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa. It was all joy and relief for staff and patients of the hospital upon receipt of medical equipment; ranging from two sets of baby incubators 69

November 2, 2017 11:11 AM GRA Launches National Tax Campaign

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has launched a comprehensive national tax campaign to encourage more Ghanaians to honour their tax obligations to enable the government to realise its domestic revenue targets, increase social intervention policies and accelerate development across the country. The aggressive campaign, which will include stakeholder 86

November 1, 2017 11:07 PM DEC Urge Assembly Members To Promote Grassroot Participation

Mr Wilson Arthur, The District Chief Executives of Wassa East, has urged members of the Assembly to make it a habit to meet with their electorates before and after general assembly meetings to promote grassroots participation in local governance. This, he said, would enable the electorates to have a say and be informed about development issues in the district 54

November 1, 2017 3:01 PM Sissala West NPP rioters remanded in prison

At least seven New Patriotic Party activists in the Sissala West District of the Upper West Region have been remanded in prison custody for a week. The seven were part of a marauding crowd who besieged the offices of the District Chief Executive of the area, chased him out and locked his office. The DCE, Mohammed Bako was left with no choice but to seek refuge 48

November 1, 2017 5:51 AM They Called Me 'Mad', sacked Me Wrongfully – Ghana’s ‘Ben Carson’ Tells his Story

You could call him Ghana’s Ben Carson, known for his exceptional healing skills, Dr. Francis Ibrahim Betonsi, tells the story of how his career ended abruptly when colleagues wrongfully accused him and later tagged him as mentally unstable to get him out of the job as payback for something he says he “didn’t know anything about”. Dr. Bentonsi explains 60

October 31, 2017 2:37 PM U/E: Doctor eats scraps after “wrongful dismissal”

A medical doctor who was “wrongfully dismissed” from the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and his salary arrears withheld since 2012 has told Starr News he now lives as a single-room squatter who begs for table scraps to survive. Described by many as Ghana’s Ben Carson for his rare pair of ‘healing hands’, Dr. Francis Ibrahim Betonsi was reportedly handed 74

October 31, 2017 1:46 PM Mosquito repellent coils pose health hazard

Kumasi, Oct 31, GNA – The use of mosquito repellent coils could be hazardous – has the potential to cause acute respiratory infections (ARI), a study conducted by the Department of Environmental Science of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has concluded. It indicated that the base material for production of the repellent 72

October 31, 2017 1:36 PM Operation Vanguard embarks on 233 operations

Kenyasi No 1, (B/A), Oct. 31, GNA - The Operation Vanguard, a joint Military-Police Taskforce set up by the government to enforce the ban on illegal mining activities have embarked on 233 operations since its formation about three months ago. Lieutenant Colonel Dei Hlorse, Operations Officer of the Taskforce announced this at Kenyasi Number One in the Asutifi 63