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Monday, May 21, 2018
Scientists at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital,  have designed a bead to detect early stages of pneumonia.    The beads, which are designed in the colours of the national flag, guide mothers to monitor the respiratory rate of children.   Pneumonia remains the foremost...
Government has announced a new policy to absorb the cost of training doctors at the post-graduate level. This comes on the back of concerns raised by members of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) that some of its members are unable to upgrade their skills due to the cost involved. According to...
Every woman who has dated men has at some point said something to the tune of: “If only he had just let me know up front that he wasn’t looking for anything serious.” Sometimes it’s the opposite: “I didn’t realize he was so into me; I thought we were...
If there's one thing people love to blame their problems on, it's social media. Social media makes us bad at holding conversations or paying attention to our partners. Social media makes us spill our dating drama and constantly compare ourselves to other couples. But the thing is, an app...
The wife of the Asantehene, Lady Julia, has urged managers of advanced Diagnostic and Heart Centre to make their services available to the less privileged and children in the Ghanaian society. The health facility managed and operated by Euracare, a member of the CFAO Group, offers international high-level health services...
A report from the New York Times found that dozens of people have been poisoned by carbon monoxide after failing to shut off the keyless ignition on their vehicles. Since 2006 at least 28 people have died and 45 others have suffered injuries from the gas after they thought they...
The Mental Health Authority and other stakeholders in health say Parliament must urgently amend the Narcotic Drug Law to make Tramadol an illicit drug. The Chief Executive Officer of the Authority, Dr Akwasi Osei said the law should also be amended to impose stiffer punishment on importers of the drug. In...
Civil society groups have been urged to do more than study government policies as the Center for National Affairs marked Mothers' Day with mothers at the Tetteh Quarshie Memorial hospital in the Eastern region. The Executive Director Samuel Lartey said it would be nice if CSO in governance add a...
I decided at an early age that I would be a better mom than my mom was. The daughter of abusive alcoholics and a victim of unspeakable trauma, my mother carried her childhood wounds into parenthood, which caused her to struggle to be present with me. She didn’t drink...
The Ebola virus has reared its head again, this time in the Democratic Republic of Congo. While it is impossible to predict exactly where and when the next outbreak will occur, we now know much more about how to prevent a crisis. The news of an Ebola outbreak in the...