Last Saturday, the government, after a long wait, finally took delivery of 177,600 doses of the single-shot Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, bringing to 1,515,450 the total number of doses the country has so far received.
World Hepatitis Day is observed each year on July 28 to raise awareness of viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver that causes severe liver disease that leads to a range of health problems, including liver cancer.
The national interest requires us to work as one people with a common destiny, no matter our political, religious or ethnic cleavages. It is this spirit of working together in unity that should inspire all facets of national life if we are to speed up our national development efforts.
The most bizarre spectacle never witnessed in Ghana’s football history was witnessed at the Obuasi Len Clay Stadium last week during a final Ghana Premier League match involving Ashantigold and Inter Allies.
The Minister of Health, Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, recently said in Parliament that 10 per cent of the population of Ghana, representing 10 out of every 100 persons, or 3.1 million Ghanaians out of the estimated 31 million population, have a form of mental illness.
Women constitute more than half of ghana’s population; that is, 51.2 per cent. Without their participation in the public discourse or the decision_making process, it will be difficult for Ghana to achieve sustainable development.
The Gender Department in the Central Region has established three additional Men and Boys Advocacy Clubs (MBACs) to increase the involvement of men in gender-based issues. Six dormant MBACs were also reactivated, bringing the total to 10 clubs in the region.