Monday, October 26, 2020

Health

Nurses to strike from Monday over poor conditions of service

The Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) has confirmed its intention to go on a nationwide strike from Monday, September 21. The association is reported to take this action due to their poor conditions of service. GRNMA has also therefore...

PHASE 3 POLIO VACCINATION BEGINS TODAY

he Ministry of Health (MoH), the Ghana Health Service (GHS), and partners are set to embark on a polio outbreak reactive mass vaccination in all 29 districts in the Greater Accra and seven other regions across the country. The house...

Recent update on active COVID-19 cases in Ghana

Ghana has so far seen a decrease in confirmed coronavirus cases in the country. Based on the recent information on the Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Thursday, September 3, the case count puts the active cases at 904. Besides the...

Akufo-Addo cuts sod for 100-bed Shama District Hospital

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has cut sod for the construction of a 100-bed capacity District Hospital at Shama in the Western Region. The project costs €32 million and has a credit guarantee from Sinosure China and an insurance cover...

World Health Organization calls for equitable access to future Covid-19 vaccines in Africa

  The World Health Organization (WHO) in Africa have joined vaccination experts in urging the international community and countries in Africa to take concrete actions to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, as researchers around the world race to find...

COVID-19: 32 health workers at Tamale Teaching Hospital test positive

  Thirty-two health workers at the Tamale Teaching Hospital have tested positive for Covid-19 The number comprised 19 doctors, 12 nurses and 1 orderly. The Director of Medical Affairs at the hospital, Dr. Abass Adam confirmed, 32 health workers from the facility...

STOP GHANA CARD REGISTRATION, LET’S FOCUS ON NEW VOTERS ID – ADABOKROM TWAFOHENE APPEALS TO GOV’T

The Twafohene of Sefwi Adabokrom Traditional Council of the Western North Region Nana Simon Cobbinah popularly known as Dada Sii, has appealed to the Chief Executive of the National Identification Authority through government to halt ongoing NIA exercise to...

Ghana record highest covid-19 jump

The coronavirus infections in Ghana have seen the highest ever confirmations in a day after 758 cases were recorded.   The latest confirmations, according to the Ghana Health Service (GHS), are records as of Wednesday, July 1.   The new cases have taken...

Ex-President receive treatment for covid-19

The Herald has picked information that ex-President John Agyekum Kufuor and wife, Theresa Kufuor are both on admission at the University of Ghana Medical Center (UGMC) in Accra, for a COVID-19 related treatment. Multiple sources told The Herald that the...

Many people flouting Covid-19 protocol at registration centers for ID card

The Electoral Commission (EC) Tuesday, commenced the nationwide registration exercise for the compilation of a new voters’ register, ahead of the December 7 general elections. The exercise, which was expected to be held under strict safety protocol amid the COVID-19...
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Nana Addo commissions 60-bed Tepa hospital

President Nana Addo on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, commissioned the sixty-bed Ahafo Ano Municipal Hospital, located in Tepa, in the Ashanti Region. This hospital, initiated...

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Government to support private schools affected by the coronavirus pandemic

Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of Ghana during an encounter with teachers and artisans in the Ablekuma Central Constituency in the Greater Accra Region...

Shell to reduce jobs as oil demand slumps

Royal Dutch Shell has revealed its plans to cut 7,000 to 9,000 due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic within the sector. The...