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KUMACA students never died of Swine Flu – Parents release bombshell

The Ghana health service has finally spelt out the actual cause of deaths at Kumasi Academy to be Swine Flu. But parents of the deceased students disagree. According to these bereaved parents, reports that were given to them by hospital officials suggests their children never died of Swine Flu virus. ... Read More »

KUMACA deaths: Laboratory reports reveal Influenza Type A H1N1 as cause

The Ministry of Health has revealed that laboratory test results from the Noguchi Memorial Centre for Medical Research showed that majority of the samples from students of Kumasi Academy (KUMACA) tested Positive for Influenza Type-A H1N1. The discovery was made known at a press briefing in Accra by Minister for ... Read More »

KUMACA students death caused by ‘Ebola’ – Minister

Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei Mensah has sai, the cause of the death of students at Kumasi Academic is Ebola related. It is not known how the Minister arrived at the conclusion when health professionals are still conducting series of investigations into the shocking deaths at the institution that celebrated ... Read More »

Ankaful nurses declare strike; reject Minister’s plea

The nurses at the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital have declared a full-blown strike to back their demands for the dismissal of their Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Eugene Dordorye. The move came two days after Health Minister Kwaku Agyeman Manu pleaded for time to fix the challenges at the facility. The ... Read More »

Persons living with HIV/AIDS get new board

The substantive advisory board of the Ghana Network of Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (NAP+ Ghana) was, on Monday inaugurated with a charge on members to provide expertise on NAP+ Ghana’s vision and strategic direction. They were also tasked to encourage people to test and know their status, and when tested ... Read More »

Malaria breath test shows promise

People with malaria give off a distinctive “breath-print” that could be used as a test for the disease, according to American scientists. They had already tried out a crude prototype breathalyser in Africa, a tropical medicine conference heard. The test was reasonably good at detecting cases in children, but needs ... Read More »

Smelling Your Partner’s Farts Will Make You Live Longer, Scientists Find

No matter whether you like it or not, according to scientists, smelling your partner’s farts will amazingly make you live longer. Yes you read that right, a research team at the University of Exeter have discovered it is good for you to inhale your partner’s stinky farts as the gases ... Read More »

Ghana beats Columbia in cocaine consumption ranking

Statistics released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime indicates that Ghana is ranked 14th out of 115 countries when it comes to the consumption of cocaine. Topping that table is Albania. Public Health research from 2014 estimates that 2.5 percent of its population aged between 16 and ... Read More »

Parliament emphasises early detection and treatment of breast cancer

Parliament on Friday called for the need to care for the breast, with emphasis on early detection of breast cancer to save lives. “Babies need their mothers’ breasts, the mothers themselves need their breasts for cosmetic and aesthetic reasons’ two of the many reasons why the breast deserves attention, Dr ... Read More »

Shave your wives – Husbands of expectant mothers advised

A nurse at the Surgical Department of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has urged husbands of expectant mothers to shave their wives to prevent neonatal infection as babies have weak immune systems which make them vulnerable to all sorts of ailments. According to Mr Sebastian Ayivor hairs harbour a lot ... Read More »

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