The public is strongly encouraged to adopt a consistent handwashing routine as a measure to address the rising cases of Acute Hemorrhagic Conjunctivitis, commonly known as Apollo. Over 50% of reported eye cases at the Police Hospital’s eye clinic are attributed to Apollo, and health authorities are warning of its rapid spread throughout all 16 […]


The upcoming date, July 11, 2023, marks a significant milestone: the twentieth anniversary of the Maputo Protocol on African Women’s Rights. This protocol recognized the protection of women’s rights as a crucial pillar for sustainable development and ensured fundamental rights for African women and girls, including education and healthcare. However, after two decades, women’s access […]


Preba Greenstreet, the Director for Legal and External Affairs at Vodafone Ghana, emphasized the crucial role of quality healthcare in national development. This statement was made during the donation of essential medical equipment to the Antenatal Care unit of the Manhyia District Hospital in Kumasi, Ghana. The donation, provided by the Vodafone Foundation in partnership […]


The family of Ms. Linda Adua, a 39-year-old caterer, has submitted a petition to the Director General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, urging an investigation into their sister’s tragic death. In the petition, signed by Madam Abigail Adua on behalf of the family and copied to the media, the family accuses sure […]


Dr. Ashish Jha, the White House Covid response coordinator, will be leaving his position in the Biden administration later this month to assume a prominent role at Brown University. Having led the administration’s pandemic strategy since early 2022, Jha is set to become the dean of Brown University’s School of Public Health starting from July […]


In an effort to address the ongoing shortage of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin in the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is collaborating with a Chinese drug manufacturer. The FDA is working with Qilu Pharmaceutical, which produces cisplatin in China, to import the drug into the U.S. and boost its supply. The FDA […]


The township of Hammanskraal, near South Africa’s capital city of Pretoria, has been hit by a cholera outbreak, resulting in the tragic deaths of at least 17 individuals. On Monday, May 22, 2023, a patient successfully recovered from cholera at Jubilee District Hospital in Hamanskraal. The National Health Department of South Africa issued a statement […]


Introducing ProVeg Nigeria, a newly established organization dedicated to promoting nutritious and delectable food that is both environmentally friendly and animal-conscious. With a mission to spread awareness about the many advantages of plant-based diets, the company aims to captivate individuals nationwide. ProVeg Nigeria’s primary aim, as stated by the company, is to provide tantalizing plant-based […]


According to BBC’s health and science correspondent James Gallagher, Ghana’s Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has reviewed the final trial data on a new malaria vaccine called R21, which is reported to be more effective than previous vaccines. While the vaccine is not yet publicly available, the FDA plans to use it to immunize children […]

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