Photos of a nurse who delivered a baby on the roadside in Dambai in the Oti region have started trending following the bravely and sympathetic act. A few days ago DDHS Rita Wurapa and Public Health Nurse Rose Ayivor were on a monitoring trip to Dambai and Nkwanta. At Dambai, her team
Columbia University professor Dr. Carl Hart says a majority of drug users don't have drug problems. He is advocating for government to change their approach on drugs. Also Dr. Hart has an out most expert knowledge in drugs. To him authorities must stop exaggerating the harmful effects of drugs and teach
About nineteen thousand nine hundred (19,100) people were infected with HIV last year. Of this number, three thousand, three hundred (3,300), were children under 14 years. About 260 thousand HIV/AIDS orphans are reported to be in Ghana. This was made by the Acting Director-General of the Ghana AIDS Commission, Kyeremeh Atuahene as he
Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Cynthia Morrison, will soon shut down two orphanage home at Dodowa in the Shia Osuduku District of the Greater Accra region. This is as a result of poor maintenance facilities. The possible closure follows a visit by the ministries to two orphanage homes, identified
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has said that the government would do due diligence in the posting of nurses to work abroad if the agreement with partner countries is officially cemented. "We would ensure that only the best and most experienced of Ghanaian nurses are sent outside as expatriates for healthcare
Nurses at the Damongo Government Hospital in the West Gonja District of the Savannah Region have threatened to stop rendering medical care to patients. The nurses are very unhappy about their unpaid allowances and as a result, have embarked on an indefinite strike. On Tuesday, the nurses did not offer any
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.