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Ghana: Massive rot at National Health Insurance Authority

The struggling National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has been indicted for wanton financial waste and abuse of procurement processes. Audit work done by the Ghana Audit Service shows that the

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Hepatitis B spreading in Ghana due to lack of awareness

Deutsche Welle – One cause for the rapid spread of the disease is when people with bleeding gums share a drink with others, using the same cup. Those who test

Africa Health

African Officials Seek Tougher Penalties Against Fake Drug Imports

VOA NEWS – Lawyers from around Africa gathered in Cameroon this week to call for tougher legislation against counterfeit medicine. Sixty tons of counterfeit medicine was burned after being seized

Africa Health News

In Sub-Saharan Africa, 1 in 5 Twins Dies Before Age 5

VOA News – One in five twins born in sub-Saharan Africa dies before turning 5, even as infant mortality has dropped sharply for lone babies in the region, scientists said

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Ghana-born medical student achieves milestone at top US university

BBC – A lot of Ghanaians are sharing on social media the news that Ghana-born medical student Nancy Abu-Bonsrah is to become the first black woman to be trained as