• Ghana among 10 highest malaria endemic countries in Sub-Sahara Africa- WHO Report

    Ghana among 10 highest malaria endemic countries in Sub-Sahara Africa- WHO Report0

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has identified Ghana as one of the 10 highest malaria endemic countries in sub- Saharan Africa. According to the WHO 2018 malaria report, 10 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, including Ghana, as well as India, accounted for the bulk malaria cases and deaths globally. It named the other malaria endemic countries

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  • Poor sanitation costs Ghana $290million annually

    Poor sanitation costs Ghana $290million annually0

    The Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, Ms Cecilia Abena Dapaah has revealed that, poor sanitation cost the country $290 million annually. According to her, the amount, which is equivalent to $12 per person per year, translates to 1.6 per cent of the national GDP. “It makes a lot of economic sense to invest in

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  • Innovative Child malaria vaccine to be tested in Malawi

    Innovative Child malaria vaccine to be tested in Malawi0

    A large-scale trial of what has been called the world’s first malaria vaccine to give partial protection to children is due to start in Malawi. The RTS,S vaccine trains the immune system to attack the malaria parasite, which is spread by mosquito bites. Earlier, smaller trials showed that nearly 40% of the 5-to-17-month-olds who received it

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  • Operation Smile Ghana offering free cleft surgeries in Ho

    Operation Smile Ghana offering free cleft surgeries in Ho0

      Operation Smile Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health(MoH) and Ghana Health Service (GHS)are offering Free Surgeries to people suffering from Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate at the Ho Regional Hospital. This initiative will take place from April 25 to May 6, 2019. Beneficiaries will be provided free transportation,

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  • Could mushrooms boost brain health?

    Could mushrooms boost brain health?0

    Mushrooms are a much-loved ingredient in cuisines around the world. They are nutritious and especially rich in antioxidants, which protect cell health. Researchers are now asking whether mushrooms can also protect against cognitive decline. Mushrooms are fascinating. Although some are edible and grocery stores sell them in their “vegetable” aisles, they aren’t actually vegetables. They

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  • People don’t become adults until 30- Scientists

    People don’t become adults until 30- Scientists0

    Have you ever been told to “grow up” in your 20s or need an excuse as to why you still find cat videos on the internet really funny? Well now you might have an official reason as to why you’re not acting like a mature adult. People don’t become fully “adult” until they’re in their

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