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Nurses and midwives undergo fire-fighting training

A total of 120 staff of the Ghana Nursing and Midwifery Council (N&MC) in addition to scores of National Service Personnel have undergone a day’s fire training exercise as part of measures to equip them on some fire safety measures. The training was facilitated by personnel from the Legon Station …

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Ghana AIDS Commission presents braille materials to GBU

The Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) has presented 345 copies of HIV Information, Education and Communication (IEC) Braille materials to the Ghana Blind Union (GBU) to aid in the education of members on safe sex. Mr Steve Kyeremeh Atuahene, the Acting Director General of GAC, who presented the materials, said the …

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Vodafone partners Kwese to introduce video on-demand

Vodafone Ghana has partnered multiplatform broadcaster, Kwese, to bring the video on-demand and live television (TV) content to the public through its video streaming service; Kwese Play. The partnership would make it possible for Ghanaians to connect a Kwese Play digital TV device to Vodafone’s high speed ‘fibre-to-the-home’ or ADSL …

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UNIDO and Ghana mark 10 years of trade cooperation

The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) and the Ministry of Trade and Industry, on Thursday marked 10 years of trade cooperation that has laid the foundation for quality infrastructure development for Ghana. The Government of Switzerland funded the infrastructure development through the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO). Dubbed: …

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Maltavator Challenge to commence in November

Malta Guinness, a premium malt drink producer, will in November begin their nationwide hunt for contestant, who will compete in this year’s Maltavator Challenge. This year’s edition, which would be the second edition, would see constants vie for $20,000 reward as they showcase the physical and mental toughness in the …

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Unemployed jailed for sexually abusing minor

An Accra Circuit Court on Thursday handed down a seven-year jail term to Benjamin Akuetteh aka Kwei Peh, unemployed, for sexually abusing a seven-year old girl at Kaneshie, a suburb of Accra. Akuetteh pleaded guilty to the charge of defilement at the court, presided over by Mrs Rita Abrokwah Doko, …

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Hand washing is simple but life saving

The Deputy Minister of Sanitation has indicated the need to treat hand washing as an essential practice that has the potential of protecting people from hygiene related diseases in Ghana. Mr. Michael Yaw Gyato says, “I wish to reiterate that hand washing is simple and inexpensive and also highly effective …

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483,765 children expected to be immunized in Western Region

A total of 483,765 children in the Western Region are expected to be vaccinated against measles and Rubella from 17-22 October. Dr  Kofi Asemanyi-Mensah  Deputy Director,  Public   Health,  who announced this during a press briefing in Takoradi, said his outfit was prepared for the smooth take-off of the exercise  which …

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