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GOOD SANITATION: A COLLECTIVE DUTY

GOOD SANITATION: A COLLECTIVE DUTY In response to the 2014 Ghanaian cholera outbreak, the National Sanitation Day was first declared on the November 1, by the government of Ghana. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines sanitation as the provision of facilities and services for the safe disposal of human urine and faeces.

TRY TO GROW WHAT YOU EAT.

Most at times it is best safe to grow what we eat. This is because we do not know if what we take into our body is safe for consumption. Growing what we eat will keep us assured about its source. Cholera outbreaks are now cyclical in Ghana. It occurs every

HARDCORE LEADERSHIP ON SANITATION IN GHANA

The status of sanitation in Ghana is very poor and needs to be improved. The education on sanitation has been heard many times but they seem to be in vain. It’s said that education brings empowerment, individuals are educated mostly through the media. Some are also taught in schools to let

EDIBLE CLAY ITS BENEFITS AND DANGERS

‘‘Shile’’ or ‘’ Ayilor’’ as locally named is edible clay. It is commonly consumed by pregnant women. Eating it in pregnancy is not seen as an anomaly. It’s made from kaolin a type of clay used for ceramics. Kaolin can be used as an antidiarrheal medicine according to Dr. Michelle

BEWARE OF CHOLERA –GHANA HEALTH SERVICE

The Greater Accra Regional Directorate in a press release wishes to alert the general public that, with the rainy season we are in now, and poor sanitation, then there is going to be an outbreak of cholera and other infectious diseases in the region. Cholera is one of the killer diseases.

BREAST CANCER: THE HEADACHE OF EVERY WOMAN

Breast cancer has become one of the most common cancer diagnosed in women after skin cancer around the world. Breast cancer is cancer that forms in the breast. It can occur in men and women, but it's far common in women. There are many types of breast cancer but the most

CHLAMYDIA INFECTION

Chlamydia Infection, simply known as Chlamydia is a common Sexually Transmitted Infection(STI). It is caused by the bacteria Chlamydia Trachomatis. Most people who are infected have no symptoms in the early stages. It takes a few weeks following the infection for symptoms to occur. Symptoms of Chlamydia Symptoms in women may include

THE NEGATIVE EFFECT OF DRUG ABUSE

Drug abuse is taking of drugs without a doctor’s prescription. Individuals engage in this practice due to several reasons. First they engage in this practice because of effectiveness of the drugs. At other times it is used as boosters for better performance. Further, drug abuse has many causes. This is caused

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