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March 23, 2018 10:30 AM PEG Africa supports three rural communities in Volta Region

Three underprivileged communities in the Nkwanta South and Krachi East and West Districts of the Volta Region have benefited from PEG Africa’s lighting systems project. The communities Alokpatsa, Tokpo and Amewoyi are off the national grid, and this is negatively affecting the socio-economic livelihood of the people. The project which benefited the communities’ 235

March 20, 2018 12:30 PM GCB Bank commissions dialysis unit at 37 Military Hospital

GCB Bank has commissioned a state-of-the-art Renal Dialysis Unit at the 37 Military Hospital. The new dialysis unit, which was fully sponsored by GCB Bank Limited at a total cost of USD 232,000, comprises six dialysis machines, two ultrasound machines and a water purification plant, amongst other things. The Commander of the 37 Military Hospital, Brigadier 80

March 9, 2018 8:13 AM FOCOS Orthopaedic hospital unveils new 16-bed children’s facility

Famed for handling delicate healthcare procedures, specifically spinal and neurological surgeries, the Foundation of Orthopaedics and Complex Spine (FOCOS) Hospital, has added on to its state of the art orthopaedic care and education centre, a 16-bed children’s block. This forms part of plans to provide quality and affordable medical care to its patients 222

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 242

February 27, 2018 5:36 PM First Lady inducted as patron of SOS Children’s Village

The First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has been inducted as the patron of SOS Children’s Village Ghana at Community Six in Tema. The Village’s partnership with the office of the First Lady is to enforce its strategic 2030 initiative of improving the lives of children, which is in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. The partnership is also aimed 266

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 50

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 38

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 249

February 1, 2018 6:43 AM Gov’t clears 541 health professionals for posting

Junior Doctors can expect to start work in March 2018, following the government’s granting of financial clearance to 541 healthcare professionals. Some 206 trained junior doctors have spent almost seven months at home without being posted over delays in financial clearance by the Ministry of Finance. The Ghana Medical Association also criticized government 36

January 31, 2018 3:54 PM Asokore Mampong MCE announces major boost in health facilities

Chief Executive of the Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly, Alhaji Alidu Seidu,. has promised to invest in the health sector to improve healthcare delivery for residents in the area. He said health service within the area has expanded in terms quality in the municipality, following the commitment and diligence staff members of the health directorate have attached 281