A man who infected a woman with HIV during unprotected sex has been jailed for causing grievous bodily harm. Daniel Shaw, 43, from Leeds, failed to tell his victim he had the virus before they slept together. He had not been taking his medication at the time. The woman found …Read More »
Patients In Danger As Nurses Head For NHS In UK – Medics
The recruitment of nurses by high-income countries from poorer nations is “out of control”, according to the head of one of the world’s biggest nursing groups. The comments come as the BBC finds evidence of how Ghana’s health system is struggling due to the “brain-drain”. Many specialist nurses have left …Read More »
A/R: “140,000 persons targeted to be vaccinated from 25th to 29th May,” – Health Directorate.
The Ashanti Regional Health Directorate of the Ghana Health Service with the funding support from JHPIEGO-USAID RISE has begun another round of COVID -19 vaccination exercise in all the Districts, Municipalities and it’s Metropolis in the region. The five-days exercise which has started today 25th to 29th May 2023, would …Read More »
GNMTA Calls On Govt To Pay 10-month Trainee Allowance
The Ghana Nurses and Midwives Trainees’ Association has appealed to the government to pay the 10-month trainee allowance owed its members. The Ashanti and Bono Ahafo zonal president of the association, Emmanuel Nyantah, made the appeal at the group’s 31st annual delegates conference in Kumasi. Nyantah bemoaned the hardship trainees …Read More »
Pastor And Wife Turn ‘Rasta’, Trend Online After Almost-Naked Video Goes Viral
The internet has been reacting to a video of a couple dancing, goofing and fondling themselves. The said couple, captured in dreadlocs and in a bizarre state, were seen smoking and feeding TikTok viewers with their moments of fun, both of them in underwear. The man was spotted in a …Read More »
Two Foods You Eat Often That Are Capable Of Destroying Your Kidney And Liver
As human beings, our daily diet plays a significant role in our overall well-being. Every part of our body is important, which is why self-care is essential for maintaining good health. One aspect of self-care involves consuming the right meals and adopting healthy habits that support our well-being. Our body …Read More »
World Hypertension Day: GHS and PATH Ghana targets PLWDs in Ashanti.
Hypertension is a silent killer that rarely causes symptoms. Increasing public awareness about hypertension is key, along with access to early detection and management. The theme for this year’s World Hypertension Day, is ‘Measure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer’. The theme of the day provides an opportunity …Read More »
We Are Suffering, Pay Our Allowances Or Face Our Wrath – Rotational Nurses To Gov’t
The Rotational Nurses and Midwives Association has called on the government to prioritize the payment of allowances to their members. The group says the failure of the government to pay their allowances is causing severe hardship for its members. According to the group, the hardship has led to the demise …Read More »
GHS: Audit Committee Of The Health Sector Institutions Inaugurated
The Internal Audit Authority (IAA) in collaboration with the Ghana Health Service (GHS) inaugurated the Audit Committees of the Health Sector Institutions under the GHS. According to the Ashanti Regional Health Directorate, the audit Committee will support the Service in their financial management for prudent use of funds and enable …Read More »
A/R: Media Engagement On Enhancing Rabies Prevention And Control Held.
Rabies is a neglected but preventable zoonotic disease that predominantly affects the most vulnerable populations living in remote rural areas of resource-limited countries. To date, every country on the African mainland is considered endemic for dog-mediated rabies with an estimated 21′500 human rabies deaths occurring each year. It is also …Read More »