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November 11, 2017 3:14 PM Okudzeto donates medical equipment to Battor Catholic Hospital

Management of the Battor Catholic Hospital in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region took delivery of some vital medical equipment following a response to their appeal to the Member of Parliament for the area, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa. It was all joy and relief for staff and patients of the hospital upon receipt of medical equipment; ranging from two sets of baby incubators 42

November 1, 2017 5:12 PM Religious Leaders To Mount Campaign Against Indecent Dressing

A yam dealer at Nkoranza in the Brong-Ahafo Region, Madam Augustina Tawiah, has appealed to religions leaders to mount a campaign against indecent dressing and drug abuse among the youth. She stated that the dressing of a number of adolescents, were very unpleasant and appalling in the sight of man, let alone the Almighty God, the Creator of the universe 14

October 31, 2017 7:01 AM Child marriage fight compounded by rise in teenage pregnancies in Sissala East

The increase in teenage pregnancies in the Sissala East District of the Upper West Region has become a major concern besides the incidence of child marriages in the district. Teenage pregnancies reported at health facilities in the district increased from 160 cases in 2016 to 201 in 2017, says Mr Alex Bapula, the Sissala East District Director of Health 11

October 29, 2017 12:52 PM Ghana still recording high maternal, neonatal mortality

Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline | Abubakar Ibrahim Maternal mortality ratio is still as high as 319 per 100,000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate is 29 per 1,000 live births, the Health Minister has disclosed. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu said there are still significant variations in health and nutrition status across wealth quintiles and geographic regions 16

October 28, 2017 2:45 PM Social Work students want to learn more about cerebral palsy

Some students from the Department of Social Work, University of Ghana, will on Monday start their concurrent field work at the With God Cerebral Palsy Centre, an inclusive centre for children with cerebral palsy. The students said as part of their academic work they were required to work with social groups and were directed to the centre. They indicated 8

October 27, 2017 5:27 PM Queenmothers condemns defilement of four year old girl

Accra, Oct. 27, GNA - The Executives and entire membership of the Queen Mothers Foundation of Ghana, in conjunction with Women in Leadership International (WiLI) on Friday condemned the defilement of a four year old girl at Assin Adadiemtem in the Central Region. “We unreservedly condemn this horrific act and actions of the people who would have wanted 9

October 24, 2017 6:26 AM Health system stressed due to patronage by Ivorian nationals – MCE

Mr Iddrissa Ouattara, the Dormaa Central Municipal Chief Executive, on Monday said that the health system of the Municipality was under stressed due to patronage by Ivorian nationals due to its proximity with Cote d’Ivoire. He said there therefore need to strengthen surveillance at the border due to the cross-border movement for commercial activities 17

October 22, 2017 9:32 AM Unresolved Differences Is Disastrous To The Sustainable Development Of Agotime Land

My heart is saddened to hear the cancellation of this year’s Grand Durbar of the Agotime Kente festival, due to chieftaincy grievances. I am really not interested to start the blame game at this crucial moment, but what I can I say is that “we all could do better if really we want the growth and sustainable development of our people, let’s us all bow our heads 6

October 18, 2017 4:20 PM Criminals Can’t Hide Under Digital Property Addressing System

Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister of Communication, on Wednesday said information collected for the National Digital Property Addressing System would be kept under lock and key. According to her the system would also make it difficult for criminals to hide in the country as well as prevent them from accessing or hacking any data. Speaking at the launch 12

October 18, 2017 5:31 AM New social intervention drive tackles child poverty ‘from the womb’

The Gender, Children and Social Protection Ministry has rolled out a programme it says will sustainably tackle extreme poverty in the country. Director of Policy Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation at the Ministry, Mawutor Ablo, says apart from ongoing social intervention programmes, like the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP), a new system 4