Medical Doctor Fakes Patient’s Death To Demand Medical Bill

A Medical Doctor at the Silver Bird Clinic in the Lower Manya Krobo municipal has put the husband and family of his patient, Awo Dede into panic, fear and psychological trauma after the doctor faked the death of Awo Dede.

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Penplusbytes holds training for journalists on health reporting

Some journalists drawn from various media outlets in the Eastern region have benefited from one-day training working on health reporting.

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Media urged to focus more on health issues

Mr Kwabena Tabiri, Programme Manager, Penplusbytes, has challenged the media to throw more searchlight on health issues in the country.

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SEND-Ghana trains healthcare providers on P4H Social Accountability Dashboard

The Social Enterprise Development Foundation of West Africa (SEND-Ghana) has held a day's workshop to train some healthcare providers in the Tamale Metropolis.

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Assemblies urged to be interested in indigents’ registration onto NHIS

Participants at a National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Dialogue for the Volta and Oti regions have called for guidelines to trigger strict compliance for the registration of indigents onto the NHIS.

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SEND-Ghana engages stakeholders on indigent NHIS registration

The Social Enterprise Development Foundation of West Africa (SEND-Ghana), through its People for Health (P4H) Project, has engaged stakeholders on the registration of indigents onto the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in five districts of the Northern Region.

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Locals of Krobo communities sensitized on good sanitation practices

Adolescent Friendly and Peer Educators Organization, a Non-Governmental Organization in partnership with SEND-Ghana, Penplusbytes and Ghana News Agency have through the People for Health programme (P4H) organized a week-long sensitization durbar in five project communities within Lower Manya Krobo.

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Every patient in the hospital deserves a voice

Going to the hospital in Ghana is a nightmare, I told a doctor, and I hate hospitals for the fact that usually the patient, I chose to call them clients voice is drowned in the whole process of diagnoses and treatment. It seems to me that sometimes the doctors are themselves confused as to what treatment plan to use in treating certain kinds of illness and in a bid to present themselves as superior and all-knowing tend to frustrate their clients even the more

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P4H mobilizes indigents to register for NHIS

People for Health are currently mobilizing indigents for registration in the Afram Plains North District. Over hundred of the poor and the vulnerable who could not afford the NHIS premium turned up the selection process. In all 344 made-up of 215 females and 129 males went through the process successfully.

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P4H project: Adaklu DCMC embark on 5 days community sensitization Programme

As part of its efforts aimed at ensuring access to quality health service delivery, District Citizen Monitoring Committee (DCMC) in the Adaklu District has embarked on five days community outreach programme in five communities in the district.

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P4H National Advocacy Team Calls On Government To Provide Details On The 2018 National HN Fund

The People for Health (P4H) National Advocacy Team is calling on the president and government to provide details on the sustainable funding for HIV prevention announced at the 2018 National HIV & AIDS Research Conference (NHARCON) in Accra.

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P4H PROJECT: ELECTRONIC FEEDBACK PLATFORM TO IMPROVE QUALITY HEALTH DELIVERY IN THE ADAKLU DISTRICT

Pensplusbytes has trained stakeholders in the Adaklu District of the Volta Region on the newly developed electronic feedback platform (dashboard) as part of the People for Health (P4H) project.

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Kaneshie Market women educated on basic hygiene

The Janok Foundation, a community-based organisation in the Ablekuma Central District, has educated the Kaneshie Market Women on basic hygiene as part of this year’s World Health Day.

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ADAKLU DISTRICT CITIZEN MONITORING COMMITTEE INAUGURATED

SEND-Ghana Consortium with support from USAID yesterday 15th February 2018 inaugurated District Citizens Monitoring Committee (DCMC) in the Adaklu district as part of its People for Health (P4H) project in the district.

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‘Stop Misapplying HIV/AIDS Funds’

Metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) have been urged to stop misapplying funds meant to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS infection. Mukaila Adamu of SEND-Ghana said the practice where the 0.5 percent District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) allocation was used for other purposes by some of the assemblies should stop.

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P4H Platform Deployment Starts in Northern Region

After a successful launch of the USAID funded “People for Health” (P4H) project online platform ( www.people4health.org ), Penplusbytes is set to deploy the platform to the project districts starting from the Northern Region from the 16th to the 20th of October 2017.

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Rigworld donates ¢50,000 to Axim Gov't Hospital

Rigworld Training Centre has donated ¢50,000 cedis towards the renovation of the surgical ward of Axim Government Hospital in the Western Region.

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KATH hard hit by absence of 150 doctors

Authorities of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) are reeling under pressure over delayed replacement of 150 medical officers for housemanship.

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1mCHW launches Health ‘Nnoboa’ campaign

A campaign that seeks to create demand for family health services and increase coverage to bridge gaps in access to quality health care delivery has been launched at Asokore Mampong in the Ashanti Region.

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Shortage of doctors at KATH; suspends new admissions

The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in the Ashanti Region has suspended new emergency admissions following an acute shortage of doctors at the facility. The decision was arrived at after an emergency meeting on Tuesday to review the impact of the shortage on their delivery.

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