Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) , which is a global concern because of its devastating effect on the overall wellbeing of victims, is still pervasive in many communities in the northern part of the country.
Panellists at a dialogue to discuss Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) have said that the surest way to fight it was to focus on preventive measures such as vaccination and practising good hygiene in the communities and hospitals.
The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has urged Ghanaians to disregard the media report suggesting that the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) was on the verge of collapse because the authority is not receiving the full amount of the National Health Insurance Levy (NHIL).
The Executive Chairman of JL Holdings, Dr James Orleans-Lindsay, has called for immediate strengthening of the country's emergency healthcare services to prevent the deaths of many Ghanaians in emergencies.
The University of Kansas Medical Centre in Kansas City, Kansas, USA, has donated 150 new Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) mannequin worth $20,000 to the National Ambulance Service (NAS) to care and assist babies that do not breathe on their own after birth.
The Head of the Newborn Care Unit of the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital, Dr Gillian Bogee, has underscored the need for pregnant women to attend antenatal care regularly to prevent them from delivering preterm babies.
The safe use of herbal medicine has become a critical subject in the country in recent times in the wake of the rising cases of non-communicable diseases such as kidney and liver conditions.
The World Health Organization has launched an international commission on loneliness, which can be as bad for people’s health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared loneliness to be a pressing global health threat, with the US surgeon general saying that its mortality effects are equivalent to smoking 15 cigarettes a day.
The Programme Manager of Non-Communicable Disease (NCD), National Public Health Directorate, Ghana Health Service, Dr Efua Commeh, says affordable and inclusive healthcare services, coupled with innovative telemedicine solutions, can bring diabetes care to remote areas and marginalised populations.
The Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH), the first premier tertiary healthcare facility in the Northern part of the country, has hit a landmark of fifty years of existence and operations.
As part of activities to mark October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the FBNBank held its annual breast cancer awareness seminar, in partnership with the Airport Women Hospital (AWH), to screen both staff and customers of the bank.
The Ministry of Finance has approved the disbursement of GH¢4 million to settle the outstanding debt at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) Renal Unit Outpatient Department.
An innovative precision medicine company based in Ghana, Revna Biosciences Advances Cancer Research has expanded its focus to address unmet oncology needs.
Hope for Future Generations (HFFG) and SEND GHANA, have successfully concluded a two-day Citizens' Policy Cafe aimed at gathering valuable inputs for the 2024 Budget Statement and Economic Policy.
Fifteen laboratory technicians from nine West African countries have undergone skills training that is aimed at equipping them with knowledge of how to handle infectious diseases.
The youth have been cautioned against the abuse of emergency contraceptives as it could have dire health implications on their reproductive health.