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August 24, 2017 11:22 PM Cardiac and communicable diseases surge in mining areas

Cardiac and communicable diseases are reported to be on the rise across communities in the Ashanti Region, where illegal mining has been pronounced. Regional Director of Health, Dr. Alexis Nang-Beifubah, said the massive pollution of air, water bodies and the environment through uncontrolled activities of the miners, was to blame for the disturbing situation 74

August 21, 2017 5:39 PM Danfa Health Centre lacks ambulance

Danfa (GAR), Aug. 21, GNA - Mrs Aseye Apetsi, the Senior Physician Assistant in-charge of Danfa Health Centre, a public medical clinic in Accra, said the clinic lacked an ambulance to meet emergency healthcare needs of the people. The situation, according to Mrs Apetsi, is worrisome since referrals to Dodowa, Pentecost, 37 Military and Ridge hospitals 60

August 18, 2017 1:13 PM Devolution gives Kenyans a taste of power as they vote governors out

NAIROBI (Reuters) - As disputes raged over the presidential results from Kenya's election last week, a little-noticed democratic revolution blossomed in the layer of government directly underneath. Kenyans sent home 25 out of 47 county governors, upholding a strong anti-incumbency tradition and warning that voters would turf out failing local leaders 28

August 17, 2017 7:13 AM Trump disbands business councils after CEOs quit in protest

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after several chief executives quit in protest over his remarks blaming weekend violence in Virginia on anti-racism activists as well as white nationalists. A parade of prominent Republicans also rebuked Trump, as well as U.S. ally Britain 45

August 14, 2017 12:28 PM India restores hospital's oxygen supply after deaths

Dozens dead from encephalitis after supplies run out because of unpaid bills Indian health authorities on Monday delivered oxygen to a public hospital where 63 people have died of encephalitis in recent days, nearly half of them children, as it ran out of medical supplies because of unpaid bills, triggering public outrage. The deaths of the children 46

August 14, 2017 9:05 AM India restores hospital oxygen supply as anger mounts over child deaths

GORAKHPUR, India (Reuters) - Indian health authorities on Monday delivered oxygen to a public hospital where 63 people have died of encephalitis in recent days, nearly half of them children, as it ran out of medical supplies because of unpaid bills, triggering public outrage. The deaths of the children have again exposed India's underfunded and poorly 42

August 13, 2017 12:43 PM Government committed to resolving NHIS challenges

Cape Coast, Aug.13, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated government’s commitment to injecting efficiency in the operations of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) by settling all outstanding claims of service providers. The NHIS, he noted, was core to the healthcare delivery system in the country and, as such, behoved on the Government 52

August 13, 2017 12:23 PM I’ll clear ailing NHIS debt in 12 months – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said the finances of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) are being sorted out in order to improve access to quality healthcare, as well as ensure that health workers are unencumbered and free to do their work. Reiterating his determination to solve the problem of unpaid bills to healthcare providers 59

August 12, 2017 4:52 PM Accept postings to rural communities

President Nana Akufo-Addo has urged newly qualified doctors who are posted to rural communities to undertake their housemanship not to see it as a form of punishment. He said “the early Ghanaian doctors of legend, the pioneers who built the medical profession, such as Charles Easmon, Silas Dodoo, Cornelius Quarcoopome and Felix Konotey-Ahulu, amongst 54

August 3, 2017 12:47 AM India-West Africa business forum and exhibition begins August 16

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), the apex Chamber of Commerce of India, in partnership with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Government of India is organizing its flagship business initiative “Namaskar Africa” on August 16-17, 2017 at Ghana International Trade Fair Centre, Accra. Namaskar Africa 2017 is expected 14