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 positive and tell their families are often stigmatised. Hepatitis B is a public health concern globally; however a majority of people in Ghana still think it is a form of witchcraft or More...

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By Admin On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

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 by customs More...

By Admin On Sunday, June 4th, 2017

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

Mums and Babies 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 in a new study. That More...

By Admin On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

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 a neurosurgeon at the prestigious Johns Hopkins More...

By Admin On Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Kwakwaduam Association gives to Akuapem midwifery centres

Lack of basic health care service and tools have made life unbearable for people living in Akuapem Kwakwaduam and other towns. Residents living mostly in remote areas have no option than to travel long distances More...