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Friday, May 26, 2017

Finance Ministry gives clearance for allied health workers employment

The Ministry of Finance has given clearance for the allied health workers who have picketed the Ministry of Health since Monday to be employed. The Deputy Health Minister, Tina Mensah made this known on Tuesday...

Regulation barring pregnant students from sitting exams scrapped

The Health Ministry has suspended a regulation barring pregnant students of Nursing Training colleges from taking examinations. The decision followed a meeting between the heads of the various health training institutions, and Nursing and Midwifery Council to review...

Pregnant nursing student barred from writing exam gets help

A nursing student who was removed from an examination hall because she is pregnant may be given a second opportunity to take the exam. The Registrar of the Nursing and Midwifery Council announced this on Joy...

Midwifery Council condemns sacking of pregnant student

The Nursing and Midwifery Council has condemned the action of the principal of the Gushegu Midwifery Training School in the Northern Region who, on Wednesday, prevented a student from continuing with her examination because...

UDS launches Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Campaign

The Department of Pharmacology of the University for Development Studies (UDS) launched a campaign to educate 5,000 students in second cycle and tertiary institution on Sickle Cell Disease (SCD). The campaign is necessitated by a...

937 jobless nurses picket at Ghana Health Service

Some 937 unemployed nurses have picketed the Ghana Health Service (GHS) over the government’s failure to post them after completing their national service. The nurses claim that they are losing their skills following the continued...

First international paediatric cancer centre to be built in Ghana

An International Paediatric Cancer Centre, the first of its kind in the world, is to be built in Ghana as a center of excellence in cancer care on the African continent. The Centre is the...

Nurses Without Borders Ghana donates to Tamale Central Prison

Nurses Without Borders Ghana, a non-profit organization working to improve the health needs of the vulnerable in society has today visited the Tamale Central Prisons to assess the conditions of the inmates of the...

Hypertension disorders attributed cause of institutional maternal deaths in Northern region

The Deputy Regional Director in-charge of Clinical Care of Ghana Health Service, Dr. Braimah Baba Abubakari revealed that high blood pressure (BP) or hypertension disorders and bleeding are the leading cause of institutional maternal...

CCFC launches “PROMISE project

The Christian Children’s Fund of Canada’s (CCFC) has launched the “Promoting Maternal, Newborn, Infant and Child Sustainable Health Efforts (CCFC-PROMISE)” project geared towards improving and enhancing Maternal and Child Health (MCH) in the northern...
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