NHIS on time bomb-Health Minister rings alarm bells

Government is preparing to inject more resources into the operational activities of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) which it says it is on the verge to collapse.

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Queenmothers should champion family planning education – Prof. Akosa

A former Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Professor Agyeman Badu Akosa, believes traditional leaders could lead family planning education campaign to reduce Ghana’s rising population.

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Use incentives to encourage family planning – Population Council to gov’t

The Executive Director of the National Population Council, Leticia Adelaide Appiah is advocating for the government to use incentives to encourage Ghanaians to use family planning methods as a way of controlling the country’s fast-growing population. According to her, the population growth rate if not checked would reduce the quality of human resource in the country and stagnate economic development.

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Ghana urged to prioritise budgetary allocation to health sector

Ghana is yet to comply with the Abuja Declaration that mandates West African governments to spend a minimum of 15 per cent of their annual budgetary resources on the health sector. Mr Adamu Mukaila, Civil Society Advisor to SEND-Ghana, who made this known said there were numerous challenges facing healthcare delivery in the country and urged the Government to make budgetary allocation to the health sector a priority to help resolve these problems.

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Blood not for sale - National Blood Service

A deputy chief blood donor recruiter at the National Blood Service, Mr David Ahiadzro has discounted the notion that blood was for sale at the various blood banks across the country.

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Ghana Records 291 New Leprosy Cases

A total of 291 new reported cases of leprosy infections were recorded across the country last year.

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‘Koobi’ Sellers Debunk Formalin Claims and Threaten Naked Demo

Some market women who trade in dried tilapia popularly known as ‘Koobi’ are threatening to stage a naked demonstration if “false” reports that the fish is preserved with a cancer-causing substance, formalin are not stopped.

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Newmont women donate GHc45,742 for breast cancer education

Newmont Ghana Women and Allies Network has donated GHc45, 742 to anti-breast cancer campaigner, Breast Care International, BCI in support of breast care education in Ghana.

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NHIS Will Bounce Back

The president of the republic of Ghana, Akuffo Addo, has reiterated his promise to revive the ailing national health insurance in the country. He made this known during his maiden state of nation address at the parliament house on 21 February 2017.

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Holy trinity spa’s Dr. Felix Anyaa named Health Personality of the year

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Holy Trinity Spa and medical centre, Dr. Felix Kwaku Anyah has been adjudged the 2016 The New Ghanaian (TNG) health personality of the year at the 7th Heroes of Distinction Conference and Awards, which was recently held at the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Accra.

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NGO trains teens on menstrual hygiene

Touching the Lives of Girls Foundation (TLGF), a non-governmental organization, has organized a day’s workshop on menstrual hygiene for 650 pupils from selected schools within the Accra Metropolis.

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Adolescent use technology to fight AIDS

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Sunkwa Hospital Receives new beds

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Nurses Training Program starts at Bubuashie

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Malaria Outbreak in the Brong Ahafo Region

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