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Ghana is in good health – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, delivering his fourth State of the Nation Address to Parliament Thursday, said Ghana is in good health and the economy is on a sure footing for the accelerated development of the country. “We have fixed the broken economy, we have delivered Free Senior High School …

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President of Ghana talks about obesity among citizens

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has expressed concern about the increasing obesity among Ghanaians, resulting in the rise of lifestyle diseases. He said “too many of us are overweight,” and advised that everybody took their health seriously. He asked the people to be mindful of the food they ate, ensured …

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WHO supports Ghana with protective equipment for COVID-19

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday, presented some Protective Preventive Equipment (PPEs) to the Ghana Health Service (GHS) as its contribution towards the management of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The items included nose masks, gloves, goggles and protective clothing for use by frontline health professionals in their management of …

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Customs intercepts smuggled cocoa beans

Customs officials from Ave-Havi Station of the Aflao Command of Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) have intercepted 53 rice bags of raw cocoa beans being smuggled from Ghana to Togo. The cocoa beans were packaged in 16 bags (65kg) and 37 bags (30kg) with total weight of …

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GHS launch innovation for early infant diagnosis of HIV

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has launched two new innovations to help improve medical care for children and help further reduce child mortality in the country. The innovations are Point of Care (POC), a technics for early infant diagnosis of HIV among children and the Scaling Pneumonia Responses Innovation (SPRINT) …

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