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Dr. Richard Anthony, the Medical Director of Tema General Hospital, has expressed concern about the disturbing frequency of individuals being brought to the hospital already deceased.   Dr. Anthony revealed that in 2023, a total of 1,079 people, comprising 621 males and 458 females, were brought dead on arrival at Tema General Hospital. He emphasized […]

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Dr. Ampomah Opoku Ware, the Chief Executive Officer of Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, has urged parliament to accelerate the approval of a bill concerning organ transplantation. He emphasized the bill’s significance in saving the lives of numerous patients in need of vital organs. Dr. Opoku Ware highlighted the considerable demand for organ transplants, particularly among […]

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The President of the Ghana Kidney Association (GKA), Professor Sampson Antwi, has issued a call to action for Ghanaians to embrace a healthy lifestyle in order to safeguard their kidney health.   This appeal, conveyed in a press release dated October 3, 2023, reflects Professor Antwi’s concerns regarding the challenges associated with dialysis in Ghana. […]

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Fitch Solutions foresees a significant uptick in Ghana’s healthcare budget, with projections indicating an increase to $16.5 billion by 2024, compared to the recorded $15.2 billion in 2023. This anticipated budget expansion underscores Ghana’s strong commitment to fortifying its healthcare infrastructure. A recent report from Fitch Solutions highlights that the medical device market in Ghana […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]


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