His Royal Majesty, the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has commended medical drone delivery service, Zipline for its innovation in addressing the perennial issue of wastage and expired drugs in the National Medical Stores.
As part of its continued commitment to creating new, sustainable health systems, today the FutureProofing Healthcare Index (FPHI) launched its newest whitepaper, a best practice document that focuses on solutions and policy actions to prepare African health systems for the future.
The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has directed that the treatment of four childhood cancers be included in the benefit package of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) with immediate effect.
The Leader and Campaigner of Breast Care International Ghana, Dr Mrs Beatrice Wiafe-Addae, has dispelled the notion that if men suck the breast of women it will prevent them from contracting breast cancer.
In Ghana, it has been a common desire for parents to have bouncing babies. In fact when new mothers are visited by family members, relations and friends, the one expression of congratulations that is tossed around most of the time is “what a beautiful bouncing baby you’ve got,” and the fresh mother, and indeed the father too, will be basking in the “ayekoo” salutations.
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has paid glowing tributes to medical drone delivery service company, Zipline Ghana Limited for its industrial revolution in facilitating the immunization of dozens in the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Municipal of the Western North Region and other parts of the country.
The Head of Clinical Pathology at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana (UG), Professor Regina Appiah-Opong has disclosed that the institute is currently investigating the efficacy of several traditional remedies that have "interesting anti-cancer activity".
The World Health Organization (WHO) warns a shortage of syringes is threatening to upend efforts to vaccinate millions of Africans against COVID-19, a disease that has infected more than 8.4 million people on the continent, killing 217,000.