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The dangers of abusing Tramadol for pain management

Tramadol hydrochloride is one of the group of medicines called centrally acting analgesics which are used for the relief of moderate or severe pain. Tramadol is one of the drugs that falls under Opioid Analgesics which are reserved for managing moderate to severe pains and comes in the form of …

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Profile of the Vice President-Elect

Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia is an economist and a banker. He was born on October 7, 1963 in Tamale to the late Alhaji Mumuni Bawumia, former Chairman of the Council of State (1992–2000) and Hajia Mariama Bawumia. His father was a teacher, lawyer and politician and a Mamprugu Royal and …

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Profile of Rebecca Naa Okaikor Akufo-Addo

Mrs Rebecca Naa Okaikor Akufo-Addo, Wife of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo –Addo was born on the March 12, 1951 to Justice Jacob Hackenburg Griffiths-Randolph. Her father was the Speaker of Parliament in the Third Republic of Ghana and Frances Phillipina Griffiths-Randolph (nee Mann). She attended the Achimota Primary School and …

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Profile of the Chief Justice

Mrs Georgina Theodora Wood (née Lutterodt) was born on June 8, 1947 in Ghana. She had her basic education at Bishop’s Girls and Methodist Schools, Dodowa in the Greater Accra Region. She attended Mmofraturo Girls School, Kumasi from 1958 to 1960. Georgina Wood’s secondary education was at Wesley Girls’ High …

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John Mahama’s last State of the Nation Address

Your Excellency the Vice President, Right Honourable Speaker, Your Ladyship the Chief Justice Honourable Members of Parliament Mr. Speaker, Allow me to begin by wishing everyone a Happy New Year. Afihyiapa. This hall that exists within these walls is a place where I have always felt at home. It was …

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Harmattan is as deadly as Ebola

According to the American English Language Dictionary: Fourth Edition.  2000, harmattan may have been originated from the Arabic word: HARAM. This literally means; the evil thing.  Perhaps this origin may not be far from the adverse effects of the weather condition especially in the Saharan sub region.  The harmattan is …

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Spinal deformities – Causes and remedies

By the kind courtesy of the specialists at Foundation of Orthopedics and Complex Spine (FOCOS) Hospital, which specializes in complex spine and joint replacement surgeries, ghanabusinessnews.com brings you this educative article on spinal deformities. Introduction The normal spine has natural curves which help to absorb loads applied to it from …

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Pre-departure training, key to solve plights of migrants

Human trafficking and slavery is an international concern affecting millions of people across the globe.    For Ghana, there have been numerous incidents of trafficking and abuse both internally and externally and the canker is one of the biggest challenges facing the country at the national and transnational levels.   …

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Scaling up nutrition investment through SNV’s V4C programme

The Government of Ghana is fully aware of the problem of malnutrition in the country and has being taken steps over the years to address the situation, with varying degrees of successes. Despite the progress made so far by government in improving nutrition, there is the need to recognise that …

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