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July 25, 2018 2:43 PM Ghana is rolling out E-Tracker to monitor and improve quality care-Nsiah-Asare

Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare, Director General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has said the Service is rolling out an E-tracker system to monitor Persons Living with HIV who are on Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) to improve quality services being rendered. He said introduction of the E-tracker system, part of institutional reforms by government for all public 257

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’ 236

March 17, 2018 11:40 AM Ghana records first case of ‘deadly’ XDR Tuberculosis

The Ghana Health Service has confirmed that Ghana has recorded its first case of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) Tuberculosis (TB). According to the Service, the victim of the extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis has been confirmed dead. Speaking at a media sensitization programme on Tuberculosis on Friday, Manager of the TB Control Programme at the Ghana 77

October 13, 2017 4:32 AM Ghana’s Foreign Minister confers with Brazil Foreign Minister

Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has conferred with her Brazilian counterpart, Mr Aloysio Nunes Ferreira in Accra, to discuss issues of mutual benefits to Ghana and Brazil. Briefing journalists after a closed door meeting with her counterpart, Ms Botchwey said their discussions centred on bilateral relations 23

September 22, 2017 12:51 PM Mental Health Authority unhappy with lip service to problems

The Mental Health Authority says it is in a quandary on whether or not to proceed with the passage of the Legislative Instrument (LI) to the Mental Health Act 846. This is because the Levy to provide resources for the Fund to be established under the Act, is yet to be stipulated. Dr Akwasi Osei, the Chief Executive Officer of the Authority, said passing 28

September 21, 2017 4:38 PM How Namibia responded to Trump inventing a country called ‘Nambia’

As President Trump spoke to African leaders at the United Nations on Wednesday, he made not one but two references to a country called Nambia. “Nambia’s health system is increasingly self-sufficient,” Trump said approvingly at one point. Unfortunately, there's a problem — good health care or not, Nambia doesn't exist. And so the U.S. president's laudatory 53

September 20, 2017 7:21 PM Trump’s puzzling speech to African leaders, annotated

President Trump delivered a brief speech to African leaders Wednesday at the United Nations, and in the span of about 800 words, he twice conjoined the names of two countries, Namibia and Zambia, creating the nonexistent nation of “Nambia,” and told the leaders that many of his friends go to Africa to “get rich.” Below are his full remarks, along with our annotations 37

September 18, 2017 12:58 PM Akufo-Addo replies Ablakwa from USA; SHS has come to stay (audio)

The President said this when he addressed a group of Ghanaians in New York during a dinner held for him and the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo by the Ghana Mission in New York.. The President together with the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo are in New York to participate in the 72nd United Nations General Assembly. The dinner, which was well attended 33

September 8, 2017 12:00 AM Freemasons Screen Residents of Cape Coast

The District Grand Lodge of Cape Coast has organised a free health screening for the people of Cape Coast and its environs. The exercise which formed part of the third centenary anniversary celebration of the United Grand Lodge of England was to help members to know their health status. It was also part of an annual charity programme, where the lodge 57

August 24, 2017 8:22 AM Ghana Imports 30million Condoms Every Year

The Ghana AIDS Commission has explained that Ghana imports about 30 million condoms annually, but usage is on the low side. According to the acting Director of Technical Services at the Ghana AIDS Commission, Mr Cosmos Ohene-Adjei, the low patronage of condoms in the country was worrying in relation to efforts at ensuring the prevention of new cases 64