World Diabetes Day today: Chilling story of how a 19-year-old diabetic patient lost her leg

World Diabetes Day today: Chilling story of how a 19-year-old diabetic patient lost her leg

Following her inability to buy diabetes medication regularly, 19-year-old Portia Antwiaah’s leg developed ulcers, and it had to be amputated. Her immediate decision then was to take her life. The story of the Junior High School graduate in the Brong...
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Traditional medicine practitioners urged to be professional

Traditional medicine practitioners urged to be professional

Opanin Oscar Asamoah Donkor, the Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the Ghana Federation of Traditional Medicine Practitioners, has called on all traditional medicine practitioners to be professional in their dealings to earn respect and a positive standing in...
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Mental health patient bemoans high cost of medication

Mental health patient bemoans high cost of medication

As funding for mental health in Ghana is in a state of apathy, a 42-year-old mental patient and mother of one, Lucy Agbavitor, (not her real name) has decried the high cost of treating mental illness in the country. She...
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Stop squeezing your woman’s breasts – Dr. Wiafe tells men

Stop squeezing your woman’s breasts – Dr. Wiafe tells men

The president of Breast Care International Dr. Beatrice Wiafe -Addai has urged men to handle the breast of women with care as it is a very fragile part of a woman’s anatomy. Speaking on the sidelines of the breast cancer awareness...
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GE Healthcare Remains Committed To Quality Health Service in Ghana, says CEO

GE Healthcare Remains Committed To Quality Health Service in Ghana, says CEO

  Mr. Farid Fezoua, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President for General Electric Healthcare, the world digital industrial company that specializes in hospital equipment and other hospital items, has expressed commitment to offer good quality health de...
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Candidiasis develops into Gonorrhea and HIV – Doctor claims

Candidiasis develops into Gonorrhea and HIV – Doctor claims

Every now and then, something pops up on TV that makes you wonder if there may have been some merit to the National Media Commission (NMC)’s unsuccessful attempt to push through a law that required media owners to seek content...
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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...
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FDA allays fears of fake Malta Guinness

FDA allays fears of fake Malta Guinness

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has allayed fears of the public over a supposed fake Malta Guinness on sale at various beverages outlets in the country. It disclosed that both products are genuine were imported into the country and...
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Healthcare providers undergo training in maternal health care

Healthcare providers undergo training in maternal health care

The Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH), in collaboration with the Latter-Day Saint Charities and the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has organised a one-week training programme for maternal and neonatal health care providers in Northern Ghana. Participants, including ...
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