Sunday , June 16 2024

Health And Wellness


National Health Insurance

The National Health Insurance Scheme is a replacement for the cash-and-carry system. The NHIS and its arising matters is to help instant medication before money was available for treatment. The NHIS began with the enactment of the National Health Insurance Act (Act 650) in 2003. It subsequent operation of the …

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The Mysteries of Sadism

Mysteries of Sadism

In a world filled with fear and pain, there exists a darkness deeper than violence. This darkness pierces the heart of the perpetrator and causes pain to the victim. There comes a light that shines bright and overcome the darkness as it brings hope and solutions. Let’s explore the mysteries …

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Inadequate health facilities in Labadi

inadequate health facilities in labadi

Labadi residents in the Greater Accra Region seeks government help for inadequate health facilities in their community. According to the residents, they found it very difficult to get access to health facilities anytime they are ill. According to the assemblyman of the Area, Nii Tagoe the necessary authorities are aware …

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prisioners looking at the distilled gutter

On 21st February 2024, soldiers along with prisoners from the Awutu camp prison embark on gutter distillation at Kasoa market.  Ten prisioners came for the distillation exercise. The prisoners distilled the gutters from one end of the overpass to the other end. No one can phantom how these plastics and …

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835,000 Ghanaian men uncircumcised – GSS report

The Ghana Statistical Service’s 2022 Demographic Health Survey has revealed that, approximately 5 percent of Ghanaian men are not circumcised. This equates to about 835,000 individuals in Ghana. The survey, which delves into various aspects including the prevalence of HIV/AIDS-related behaviors, STDs, health insurance, and health coverage, also indicates that …

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Finance Minister visits La General Hospital site

The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta on Wednesday led a delegation to tour the La General Hospital site. Accompanied by his deputy, Abena Osei Asare, the visit was to confirm that work had indeed begun on the stalled project. In a short address after the tour, Mr Ofori-Atta said service delivery at the La General Hospital is poised …

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Ayilo: Lowers cholesterol, stops the growth of cancer cells

Pica is an eating disorder in which a person eats things not usually considered food. One of the most known Pica’s is ayilo. Ayilo, also known as ayilor by the Ga-Dangmes,  is a Ghanaian term for kaolin or bentonite clay. It is a baked solid white clay usually taken by pregnant women. They are usually baked into egg-shaped …

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Korle Bu reopens Renal Unit

The Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) has reopened the Renal Unit for the treatment of kidney and other related diseases to outpatients. The reopening last Monday gives hope to many people living with various kidney conditions due to the hospital’s comparatively lower charges. The unit was closed to outpatients on May 22, 2023 due …

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No Bra Day: 5 surprising benefits of going braless

Truth be told, women share a complicated relationship with bras. While a nice bra can offer a good fit and shape, on other days, bras can stab you and leave you in pain. Several studies over the years have observed that wearing a bra might not be necessary physically, anatomically …

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Dialysis crisis: 15-year-old patient who appealed for govt support passes on

A 15-year-old renal patient on dialysis at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, who appealed for support in an interview with JoyNews, has died. The mother of the young girl, Priscilla Asante, revealed that her daughter passed away early Sunday at 1: a.m. In an interview with JoyNews’ Richard Kwadwo Nyarko, …

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