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COCOBOD signs MoU with Solidaridad to boost cocoa industry

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and Solidaridad West Africa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to implement initiatives and offer technical support aimed at enhancing diversification, alongside cocoa intensification towards boosting the incomes of producers. The MoU seeks to boost support for market transformation by working simultaneously with relevant stakeholders …

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CHRAJ to sensitise security personnel on Luanda Guidelines

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) is set to sensitize security officers on the guidelines on the Conditions of Arrest, Police Custody and Pre-Trail Detention in Africa (Luanda Guidelines). This would be done at a workshop being organised by CHRAJ in partnership with the African Commission on …

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Technical working group for ear–care inaugurated

The Ministry of Health (MOH), in partnership with Starkey Hearing Foundation, on Monday inaugurated the Technical Working Group for the development of a National Strategic Plan on Ear and Hearing Health.The members of the Technical Working Group are Dr Luqman Lawal, Director of Research, Starkey Foundation, Dr Alhaji Newman Issu, …

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Send girl-child to school to promote development – MCE

Mr Mohammed Adjei Sowah, the Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive, has reiterated the call on parents to send their children to school, especially the girl-child, to promote national development. He said there was the need to ensure gender equality in all spheres of life and urged kindergarten teachers to sustain the …

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FDA alerts public of unsafe Hydrocortisone Injection

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has alerted healthcare professionals and consumers, not to distribute supply, or purchase any Hydrocortisone Injection B.P 100mg. The product is labelled Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate Injection B.P 100mg, batch number 5AE01007, manufactured by Ambica Pharma Sales, India with expiring date 09/2018. A statement signed by …

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Tamale to host fourth National Policy Dialogue

Tamale to host fourth National Policy Dialogue The Fourth National Policy Dialogue, on the Government’s flagship programmes, has been scheduled for September 24 and 25, at the University for Development Studies in Tamale. It will be on the theme: “Assessing Government’s Flagship Programmes – The Journey so Far.” The Dialogue, …

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