50 percent of children born in Ho not immunised

50 percent of children born in Ho not immunised

Dr Senanu Kwesi Djokoto, Municipal Director of the Ghana Health Service has noted that less than 50 percent of children born in the Ho Municipality got immunised against vaccine-preventable diseases. He said the Municipal area recently recorded two neonatal tetanus cases, which resulted in one fatality and said the city sat on a “health time-bomb”. […]

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Health Service reminds regional directors to be alert for cholera outbreak

Health Service reminds regional directors to be alert for cholera outbreak

The Ghana Health Service has reminded of its cholera alert to all regional health directors and warned of the risk of an outbreak in 2017, has increased by the onset of the rains and potential flooding in some communities. The service urged the various directorates to enhance surveillance of diarrhoea disease with weekly reporting of […]

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High patient-doctor ratio impeding our work – GMA

High patient-doctor ratio impeding our work – GMA

As Ghanaians join the world in marking this year’s May Day celebration, the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has appealed to the government to work to reduce the patient-to-doctor ratio in the country. Dr Justice Yankson, Deputy General Secretary of the GMA, speaking in an interview with Paa Kwasi Parker-Wilson on Monday May 1, said the […]

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No Doctor stationed at Kukuom Abromamu in Brong Ahafo Region- Ing Mensah

No Doctor stationed at Kukuom Abromamu in Brong Ahafo Region- Ing Mensah

Assembly Member for Kukuom Abromamu in the Asunafo South district in the Brong Ahafo region Ing Kobby Amoah Mensah has bemoaned the lack of medical doctors stationed in the area to offer treatment to patients. He complained that patients have to resort to health facilities in the neigbouring towns when in critical conditions. Ing Amoah […]

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Greater Accra Region records 197 maternal deaths

Greater Accra Region records 197 maternal deaths

The Greater Accra Region recorded 197 maternal deaths, while 100 women died through bleeding. Dr Linda A. Vanotoo, the Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), who made this known in Accra on Monday said the women died through lack of blood hence the need to stock the blood banks. She made this known […]

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SDA pastor killed by armed robbers

SDA pastor killed by armed robbers

The head pastor of Effiduase Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church and Assistant Headmaster Administration of Okomfo Anokye Senior High School in the Ashanti Region was on Saturday afternoon   shot dead by armed robbers. The 53-year-old Pastor James Agyei who is also is also a national executive of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) was […]

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Okomfo Anokye SHS assistant headmaster killed by suspected robbers

Okomfo Anokye SHS assistant headmaster killed by suspected robbers

The Assistant headmaster in charge of administration at the Okomfo Anokye Senior Higher School (SHS) at Wiamoase in the Ashanti region, has been killed by unknown assailants. The 52-year-old James Agyei, was reportedly killed between Aboabogya and Adubinso in the Afigya Kwabre District of Ashanti on Sunday. He was attacked at about 4am whilst travelling […]

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Two cops face sanctions for stealing superior’s goat

Two cops face sanctions for stealing superior’s goat

Two police officers only identified as Sani and Michael also known as “Micky” are set to face disciplinary action by the police administration for stealing a goat belonging to Chief Inspector Alhaji Abubakar Saliki a former station commander at the Assin Breku police station. The suspects were reported to have stolen the animal and handed […]

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Barman sets fire on co-tenant

Barman sets fire on co-tenant

The Kotobabi Police have apprehended a 43-year-old barman for allegedly setting his female co-tenant on fire on Monday, April 24, 2017. The suspect, Godwin Tetteh, who claims to be a barman, allegedly invited the victim Cindy Aidoo, 38, to his room for discussions where he attempted to strangulate and set her on fire. Other tenants […]

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Upper East SHS students cry out to government over feeding grant arrears

Upper East SHS students cry out to government over feeding grant arrears

Continuing students of second cycle institutions in the Upper East Region are appealing to government to settle their feeding grant arrears to enable them reopen on the 4th of May 2017. Various second cycle institutions are expected to reopen on Thursday 4th May, 2017, but head teachers of these schools in the region have entreated […]

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