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Injuries, trauma and road accidents killing more people in Ghana than three major infectious diseases

Injuries, trauma and road traffic accidents kill more people than malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS in low-and-middle-income countries (LMICs) such as Ghana. Globalization, urbanization, motorization and other environmental factors are among some reasons behind these injuries and trauma, which usually come with huge implications such as disability, loss of income, huge …

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Profile: Marricke Kofi Gane, Independent Presidential Candidate, 2020 Election

Mr Marricke Kofi Gane, a 46-year-old Independent Presidential Candidate for the 2020 General Election, with the campaign tagline, “Gane4Ghana” is a Chartered Accountant and a Management Consultant. Known to many as Kofi Ghana, Mr Gane was born to a trader mother and an engineer father as the third of four …

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How to prevent kidney disease: Book review

Chronic kidney disease, also known as chronic kidney failure, is the gradual loss of kidney function, says Dr Nsiah Asare of the Ghana Health Service. According to Dr Akosua Ampomah Asomaning at the Renal Unit of the Korle-bu Teaching Hospital, most patients on dialysis (due to kidney failure) are under …

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Oga! Gone, but not forgotten

And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, behold… “God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.” Revelation 21:3-4. Family, friends and …

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Impact of COVID-19 on Ghana’s petroleum upstream sector

The fangs of the new Coronavirus, since its appearance in late 2019, have cut through all sectors of national economies leaving nothing unscathed.  For the global energy sector, it has resulted in a historic dive in oil prices, way below projections of many oil-based entities and budgets of national governments. …

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Full text of Ghana Supreme Court decision on New Voter Registration case

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF JUDICATURE IN THE SUPREME COURT ACCRA – AD 2020 CORAM: YEBOAH, CJ (PRESIDING) DOTSE, JSC BAFFOE-BONNIE, JSC GBADEGBE, JSC MARFUL-SAU, JSC AMEGATCHER, JSC KOTEY, JSC 25, JUNE 2020 CONSOLIDATED WRITS SUIT NO. J1/9/2020 NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CONGRESS PLAINTIFF VRS ATTORNEY-GENERAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF GHANA. …….. .. DEFENDANTS …

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Dr Kwame Addo Kufuor celebrated on 80th birthday

The Ministry of the Interior and the Ghana Medical Association have congratulated Dr Kwame Addo Kufuor, the former Minister of the Interior, on his 80th Birthday, which falls on Monday, July 13. The Interior Ministry said: “We wish you more years and God’s blessings, good health, and look forward to …

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Need to promote effective malaria diagnosis in the midst of COVID-19

Residents of Tsate in the South Dayi District of the Volta Region have to contend with a rough rugged untarred road to travel from their village to Kpeve, the district capital of South Dayi and other neighbouring communities to access various socio-economic services. This is a rural and poor community. …

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Monetizing politics in Ghana, consequences on quality leadership

The starting point for dissecting this creeping whirlpool of monetising politics in Ghana is for one to really define or understand what politics is, and how its relation with corruption and induced gifts can corrode the primary value and credibility of politics, and by extension, its overall consequential effects on …

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Focus on COVID-19: Bleak future for malnourished children in Wa West

Seven-month-old Dery (not real name) who is diagnosed with Severe Acute Malnutrition is currently battling for survival at the St. Ignatius Health Center in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region. The future of little Dery and several others is in no doubt bleak as the District and …

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