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August 2, 2017 10:44 PM Trump signs Russia sanctions bill, but makes clear he’s not happy about it

President Trump on Wednesday signed into law a bill that imposes new sanctions on Russia, but he immediately expressed doubts about its constitutionality and criticized Congress for giving itself greater powers to prevent him from rolling back penalties aimed at Moscow. Trump's reluctant signing of the legislation came nearly a week after it was approved 15

July 28, 2017 8:55 PM CDC antibiotics report calls for all-out stewardship efforts

A new federal report on antibiotic use and stewardship in the United States stresses the need for an all-hands-on-deck approach, calling on all stakeholders to commit to stewardship efforts. The 40-page report outlines progress and challenges for antibiotic use in outpatient settings, nursing homes, and hospitals and describes the CDC's strategies for improving 77

July 28, 2017 10:07 AM Republican effort to gut Obamacare ends in defeat for Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a stinging blow to President Donald Trump, U.S. Senate Republicans failed on Friday to dismantle Obamacare, falling short on a major campaign promise and perhaps ending a seven-year quest by their party to gut the healthcare law. Voting in the early hours, three Republican senators, John McCain, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski 56

July 27, 2017 1:07 AM Trump to ban transgender U.S. military personnel, reversing Obama

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would ban transgender people from the U.S. military, a move appealing to some in his conservative political base but creating uncertainty about the fate of thousands of transgender service members. The surprise announcement by Trump, who as a presidential candidate last year vowed to fight 20

July 26, 2017 9:10 PM Senate rejects plan to repeal Obamacare without replacement

The US Senate has failed to pass a Republican proposal to repeal President Barack Obama's signature healthcare policy without replacing it. The 45-55 vote marks the second defeat for Republicans aiming to pass a bill this week to undo the health policy. The vote came a day after the Senate rejected a plan to repeal and replace the health law with a Republican 11

July 25, 2017 4:39 PM NHIA suspends Capitation programme

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has suspended the Capitation programme in the Ashanti region “effective August 1, 2017.” The suspension follows a directive from the government and the board of directors of the NHIA, a statement from the Authority’s Corporate Affairs Directorate said. Under the capitation programme, clients select their 21

July 23, 2017 1:43 PM Late Referrals contribute to high mortality rate – SEND-Ghana

Tamale, July 23, GNA - Late referrals, poorly equipped infrastructure, and pregnancy disorders among others have been identified as contributory factors to the high mortality rate in Ghana, Ms Aisha Mohammed, the Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation officer of SEND-Ghana, has said. She said there were numerous challenges affecting healthcare delivery 12

July 22, 2017 5:23 PM GNAT rallies support for female teachers in deprived communities

Cape Coast, July 22, GNA - The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has appealed to the Government to institute a special educational package for female teachers in deprived communities to enable them to constantly upgrade themselves. It also called on corporate institutions, Non-Governmental Organisations, Civil Society Organisations and all relevant 25

July 21, 2017 3:33 AM Information, data critical to Africa’s advancement – President Akufo-Addo

Africa’s advancement and sustainable development would materialise when the Continent leverages on the vast and integrated opportunities offered by the employment of information and data, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has noted. He said the significant changes that had been recorded by most developed countries were traced to Information Communication 7

July 21, 2017 2:31 AM Cerebral palsy caregivers included in LEAP programme

Deputy Minister of Gender Children and Social Protection, Mrs Gifty Twum Ampofo, has announced government’s move to enroll households with cerebral palsy on the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Programme. She said the initiative was to reduce the financial burden of caring for children with the condition and other special needs on parents 81