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March 22, 2018 9:30 AM School of Hygiene graduates will be employed after clearance – Ato Arthur

The Local Government Service says it will be unable to employ some five hundred unemployed School of Hygiene graduates until it receives financial clearance from the Finance Ministry. Graduates of the Schools of Hygiene across the country on Tuesday picketed at the office of the Head of Local Government Services and demanded to be posted. The students 97

March 19, 2018 3:34 PM Unilever organizes walk to mark world oral health day

As part of activities to mark World Oral Health day, Unilever organized a health walk around Aburi Mountains last Saturday. The health walk saw employees of Unilever walking and jogging to the top of the mountain where an aerobic session was held. The General Manager of Unilever Ghana , Ziobeleton Yeo explained that the event was not only held to mark World 129

November 28, 2017 7:51 AM Xi Jinping makes China’s toilets a number two priority

When Mao Zedong was building up support to eventually conquer China he famously declared: “A revolution is not a dinner party.” And Chinese president Xi Jinping’s mission to “revolutionise” the country’s toilets is certainly a far cry from hors d’oeuvres. Xi has stressed the need to upgrade China’s toilets in order to build a more civilised society and improve 80

October 30, 2017 5:51 PM SHS girls appeal for sanitary pads

Tamale, Oct. 30, GNA – Girls from some Senior High Schools (SHS) in the Northern Region have appealed to government to supply them with sanitary pads to help improve their personal hygiene. They also called on government to undertake a campaign to educate people in deprived communities on the need to maintain good menstrual hygiene to help curb infections 55

October 29, 2017 4:19 PM Cummins Ghana provides Odorgonno SHS water and sanitation facilities

Accra, Oct. 29, GNA – A $145,567-dollar water and sanitation project funded by Cummins Ghana has been inaugurated and handed over to the authorities of the Odorgonno Senior High School in Accra. They are; a 20-seater toilet facility, 20-cubicle washrooms, washing bay and drying area, two drilled and mechanised boreholes, painting of boys and girls dormitories 66

October 27, 2017 4:41 AM GAMA-SWP extends hand-washing to churches

The Greater Accra Metropolitan Area – Sanitation and Water project (GAMA-SWP) has embarked on training in hand-washing in some churches in Accra to promote hygiene among the people. The training which is being held in 55 churches across the 11 selected metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) of the GAMA-SWP operational areas forms part of the observation 87

October 25, 2017 2:20 PM Private institutions in Ghana submit misleading information for accreditation – UNESCO

The subject of unaccredited institutions offering tertiary education in Ghana is common knowledge, while the acquisition of degrees by some Ghanaians from unaccredited and bogus institutions from overseas is known to plague the Ghanaian society, but a UNESCO report released October 24, 2017 has pointed these out. UNESCO’s 2017/8 Global Education Monitoring 93

October 25, 2017 8:51 AM Nestlé And IFRC Working Together To Improve Access To Water And Sanitation

According to the 2017 Joint Monitoring Program Report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF, more than 3 million people do not have access to improved water source and almost 8 million people do not have access to improved sanitation in Ghana. Already helping to address this, Nestlé has partnered with the International Federation of Red Cross 44

October 19, 2017 3:01 PM ‘Stop Downplaying WASH Issues’

Minister of Water and Sanitation, Mr Joseph Kofi Adda has appealed to Ghanaians to stop downplaying the important role hygiene plays in preventing perennial outbreaks of cholera. In a speech read on his behalf by the Chief Director of his outfit, Mr Joseph Obeng Poku at the Church of Christ Auditorium in Accra on the commemoration of 2017 Global Hand Washing 39

October 15, 2017 5:49 AM 5 best practices in cybersecurity for businesses

2017 was the year when cyber attacks finally became front-page fodder for Indian news media. It is little surprise that this coincided with the country becoming the second largest smartphone market. The lure of India for cybercriminals has never been as high and with the government embarking on their massive digital transformation project, it will become 54