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We won’t partake in Health Ministry meeting – Angry Ankaful staff

Spokesperson for the nurses and physician assistants at the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital, Emmanuel Ofori, has told Citi News they will not travel to Accra to meet the Health Minister this morning [Friday], to participate in a meeting over the ensuing impasse at the hospital. He said they rather want the ... Read More »

800-bed capacity KNUST Teaching hospital project abandoned

The 800-bed capacity Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Teaching Hospital, which was expected to be one of the leading medical training and healthcare facility in the country, has been abandoned for at least a decade. Eleven years after the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, cut the sod ... Read More »

Completed Bank of Ghana hospital left unused

A 60-bed capacity ultra-modern Bank of Ghana Hospital which was completed in 2017, is yet to be put to use although all major equipment and hospital material have been duly installed. The facility, located at Cantonments in Accra, was part of a GH¢445.8 million capital expenditure commitments of the bank ... Read More »

FDA provides 14 facts about puffer fish

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) as part of its food safety tips publications to ensure public safety has provided 14 facts about Puffer Fish needed to be known by the public. This comes as a result of reported deaths due to the consumption of Puffer Fish in the Volta ... Read More »

Unity Link donates dialysis machine to KATH

The Renal Unit of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi has taken delivery of a brand new haematology analysing machine to ensure that patients receive optimum treatment. The machine, which was donated by the Unitylink Money Transfer Company -an international firm – at the cost of GHC30,000, is ... Read More »

NUGS cautions Gov’t over interference in the operations of new Legon Hospital

The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) held its first Central Committee meeting at the University College of Agricultural and Environmental Studies (UCEAS), Bunso, in the Eastern Region. The meeting which saw the participation of student leaders across the country, brought to the table some topical national issues including, graduate ... Read More »

University of Ghana, Health Ministry lock horns over ownership of hospital

University of Ghana, Legon, is fighting the government over attempts to prevent it from managing its newly constructed University of Ghana Teaching Hospital. Cabinet recently directed the Ministry of Health to take over health facility on grounds that it was in the interest of the public. An official of the ... Read More »

Ghana Health Service denies sanctioning GHS250 H1N1 vaccine charge

The Ghana Health Service has denied sanctioning some health facilities to charge monies for vaccinating students as schools prepare to reopen next week. It emerged on Friday that some health institutions in the country were charging as much as GHS250.00 for HINI vaccines. Also, GHS20.00 was being charged by these ... Read More »

Government to procure over 275 new ambulances – Health Minister

Mr Kwaku Agyemang Manu, the Minister of Health, on Monday said government would this year take delivery of about 275 new ambulances for each district across the country. He said the procurement of the ambulances is factored and is part of the one million dollar, one constituency agenda promised by ... Read More »

REJOINDER: Koforidua SECTECH student dies of meningitis

The Koforidua SECTECH Old Students’ Association wishes to express our heartfelt condolence to the family of late Dennis Acheampong whose passing was announced in the media though sadly occurred on Friday 8th December 2017 at the Koforidua Central hospital. The association, upon reading from various news portals, quickly dashed to ... Read More »

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