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A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart.


The Ghana Health Service (GHS), has underscored the need for residents in Tamale to practice good hygiene in order to minimize the spread of the of poliovirus type-2. Speaking on Frontline on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm, Director of the service, Dr. Nsiah Asare said, it would be important for Ghanaians in general to also practice good …

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The Government of Ghana is expected to take delivery of 300 ambulances before the end of 2019, DGN Online has gathered. A government delegation led by the Minister for Special Development Initiative, Mavis Hawa Koomson reports that work on manufacturing and assembling of the ambulances was near completion. The delegation comprises Deputy Health Minister, Tina …

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The Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has admonished parliament to enact which will make Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) also known as fertility treatments affordable and convenient for Ghanaians. The legislator on Tuesday said fertility treatments are gradually taking away the psychological and emotional burden couple carry as a result of their …

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Heads and representatives of a number of health institutions, constituencies and Municipal Assemblies this afternoon left the Office of the First Lady of the Republic, H.E. Mrs. Rebecca Naa Okaikor Akufo-Addo with delight and relief after being presented with assorted hospital equipment for their various facilities. The donations follows requests made by these institutions to …

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The World Bank Group has urged government to increase efforts in dealing with stunting in children to save them from long-lasting negative consequences associated with the condition. Stunting is associated with premature death, greater risk for illness, poor brain development, low intelligent quotient, lower income and metabolic syndrome later in life among others. Madam Tomomi …

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The head of a major medical research charity has called the latest outbreak of Ebola in central Africa “truly frightening”. Nearly 1,400 people have died in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Dr Jeremy Farrar, the director of the Wellcome Trust, said the epidemic was the worst since that of 2013-16 and has showed “no sign …

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A “pumping” patch containing millions of living, beating stem cells could help repair the damage caused by a heart attack, according to researchers.   Sewn on to the heart, the 3cm (1in) by 2cm patch, grown in a lab from a sample of the patient’s own cells, then turns itself into healthy working muscle.   …

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A medical doctor at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr. George Ganyaglo has called on Ghanaians to help raise awareness on obstetric fistula to eliminate the disease in Ghana. He told Kwabena Agyapong on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm that it was important for every single Ghanaian to join the awareness train in order to uproot the situation …

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Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has hinted that the use of drones for the distribution of essential medicines in Ghana is set to begin in the next three weeks. Speaking at a Town Hall Meeting Wednesday in Accra, Dr Bawumia said the distribution centre at Suhum is ready for the commencement of the project. He …

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A total of 157 out of 225 foreign trained Ghanaian doctors have failed the Medical and Dental Council (MDC)’s examination which grants them the licences to practice in Ghana. Only 68, representing a 30.2 per cent pass rate, were able to prove their mettle in the examination conducted from February 22, 2019, to March 2, …

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