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President Akufo-Addo Inspects Work on Kumasi Airport Project

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has inspected ongoing work on the construction of a 500-bed military hospital and work on the construction of Phase II of

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‘Emergency’ for global education, as fewer than half world’s students cannot return to school

Classes for more than 450 million students starting the new academic year are expected to be entirely remote – or for some, a mix of distance and in-person learning –

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COVID-19 threatens to undo global health progress

WHO’s latest World Health Statistics reveal that low-income countries reported the biggest gains in life expectancy, which rose by 11 years between 2000 and 2016. Other achievements during this period include a

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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

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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

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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

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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

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How to Get Portable Ultrasound to 2 Million Expectant Mothers

VOA News – Improving maternal and newborn health remains a pressing priority for many countries. But bringing both mother and baby safely through childbirth can be difficult in settings where