• Nationwide Immunization to commence next week

    Nationwide Immunization to commence next week0

    The Ministry of Health would from Monday, April 23 to Sunday, April 29, jointly commemorate the Africa Vaccination Week and Child Health Promotion Week in all health facilities and outreach posts across the country. There would be immunization services, Vitamin A Supplementation, provision of Child Health Record Cards, Growth Promotion and birth registration, an official

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  • Pressing babies’ heads to obtain better Shape damages brain- Neuroscientists

    Pressing babies’ heads to obtain better Shape damages brain- Neuroscientists0

    Neuroscientists at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) are calling on women to stop pressing the heads of newborn babies in order to change the shape of the heads of such babies. According to the scientists, such practices affect the functioning of the brains of the children and might affect their thinking capabilities when they

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  • Your mindset determines your Health- Research

    Your mindset determines your Health- Research0

    If your New Year’s exercise regime has already failed, try not to focus on all the workouts you should have done. New research has revealed a surprising connection between people’s beliefs and their health: by being too negative about their physical activity, some people may “think themselves unfit”. Scientists at Stanford University in the US

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  • GHS issues Lassa fever alert after 31 die in Nigeria outbreak

    GHS issues Lassa fever alert after 31 die in Nigeria outbreak0

    The Ghana Health Service  has issued an alert to all Regional Directors of Health Services and CEOs of Teaching Hospitals for Lassa Fever following an outbreak in Nigeria which has claim 31 lives. The alert urged the various health institutions to enhance surveillance for Lassa fever and Acute Haemorrhagic Fevers in general. “The Ministry of

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  • Ghanaian leaders challenged to save lives of mothers and infants

    Ghanaian leaders challenged to save lives of mothers and infants132

    Mr Steven E. Hendrix, the Mission Director of USAID, says for Ghana to be accorded the title “Gateway to Africa’, it needs to start with saving the lives of mothers and children in the country. He said: “I really do think we have the best leaders in the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Ministries, Parliament, and

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  • Africa Conference on Lung Health to open in Accra today

    Africa Conference on Lung Health to open in Accra today60

    The 20th Africa Union Conference on Lung Health would be opened in Accra, today, with more than 800 delegates from Africa and around the world attending. The four-day conference would have delegates deliberating and finding ways of fighting Tuberculosis (TB) and it related lung diseases on the continent. The 20th Africa Union Conference on Lung

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