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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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An ophthalmologist at the Emmanuel Eye Clinic and a member of the Ophthalmological Society of Ghana, Dr. Wendy Twum, has underscored the need for Ghanaians to be interested in knowing about glaucoma and its dangerous effects. Speaking in an interview with Kwabena Agyapong on Frontline on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm, she said, statistical records available shows …

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A UK patient’s HIV has become “undetectable” following a stem cell transplant – in only the second case of its kind, doctors report in Nature. The London patient, who was being treated for cancer, has now been in remission from HIV for 18 months and is no longer taking HIV drugs. The researchers say it is …

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