The Ministry of Health (MoH) is to coordinate various researches being conducted by public universities and laboratories to inform the next line of action in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic to nip any second wave of the pandemic in the bud.
The government will spend $40 million to complete six district hospitals that were started in 2014. This came to light in Fomena in the Adansi District in the Ashanti Region yesterday when President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo inspected reactivated work on the 120-bed Fomena District Hospital, one of the six hospitals being financed through a loan from the UK Export Fund.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday launched the revised National Health Policy and said lessons from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic indicate that crisis in health can bring all other aspects of national life to a halt.
MODEC, Inc. (MODEC), a leading provider of floating solutions in the upstream petroleum industry, and its partners namely, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Mitsui), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) and Marubeni Corporation (Marubeni) through their partnership in the FPSO Prof. John Evans Atta Mills are throwing their weight behind national efforts in protecting lives and livelihoods from the COVID-19 pandemic by providing over USD 600,000 (approx. 3.5 million Ghana Cedis) to support the four National Testing Laboratories/Centres in Ghana.
A neurologist with the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), Dr Patrick Adjei, has called on the government to add the management of multiple sclerosis (MS), a disease that affects the immune system and the protective covering of the nerves, to the category of conditions covered by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
The government will continue the fight against the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), with special attention on the prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), the Presidential Advisor on Health, Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare, has said.
Digital-based healthcare services system, Healthker, has introduced a hassle-free Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing regime for both travellers and anyone interested in knowing their Covid-19 status in Ghana.