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480 doses of COVID-19 vaccine go to waste in Northern Region

The Northern Regional Health Directorate has confirmed that about 480 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines have gone to waste due to its inability to...

Vodacom, AU to build digital platform to manage Covid vaccination

Vodacom Group (Vodafone) has announced that it will work with the African Union Development Agency to build digital infrastructure to manage COVID-19 vaccinations across...

Our drinking water contains poisonous chemicals – Prof. Amankwah

Vice Chancellor of the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Professor Richard Kwesi Amankwah has said that pipe-borne water in Ghana contain poisonous chemicals...

Ghana’s health sector is overburdened – Prof. Badu Akosa

A former Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Professor Agyeman Badu Akosa, says Ghana’s Health system is overburdened. Speaking at a health seminar dubbed...

Covid-19 raises risk of depression and dementia, study suggests

People diagnosed with Covid-19 in the previous six months were more likely to develop depression, dementia, psychosis and stroke, researchers have found. A third of...

Bagbin orders Health Minister to appear in Parliament in hours

The Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin has directed Health minister Kweku Agyemang-Manu to appear before the house today over the state of health facilities...

Ghana on course to procure 42 million more COVID-19 vaccines – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured Ghanaians that the government is on course to purchase some 42 million additional COVID-19 doses by close...

MTN Ghana supports three hospitals with PPE

MTN Ghana has donated assorted Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to three hospitals in the Ashanti Region as part of its corporate social responsibilities. The beneficiary...

MTN, AU supplies 165,000 AstraZeneca vaccines to Ghana

As part of MTN’s US$25 million donation to support the African Union’s (AU’s) COVID-19 vaccination programme, the telecoms giant has supplied Ghana with at...

US health officials raise concerns over AstraZeneca data

U.S. officials said they were told AstraZeneca PLC may have released outdated information in its disclosure of trial results for its Covid-19 vaccine that...

90,000 health workers outside COVID-19 epicentres to be vaccinated – GHS

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) will from today, March 22, 2021 begin the vaccination of 90,000 health workers outside the COVID-19 epicentres in the...

COVID-19: WHO hails Africa for vaccinating seven million people in two weeks

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has commended Africa for progress made in vaccinating its citizens against the COVID-19 pandemic. Africa has administered nearly seven million...

Covid vaccine: US trial of AstraZeneca jab confirms safety

Results from the long-awaited US trial of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine are out and confirm that the shot is both safe and highly effective. More than 32,000...

3 grabbed for stealing and selling Covid-19 vaccines

National Security has arrest three persons for their alleged involvement in the stealing and sale of COVISHIELD vaccines belonging to the Government of Ghana. A...

Budget can’t build 88 district, 7 regional hospitals – Minority questions Agenda 111

Minority in Parliament has cast doubts in the President’s commitment to build 88 district and 7 regional hospitals by the end of his second...

Ghana records 2 new Covid-19 variants; experts call for immediate action

A cancer research company, Yemaachi Biotech has identified two new variants of the Covid-19 virus which they say is of much concern. In a Twitter...

AstraZeneca vaccine is safe; no side effects recorded yet – FDA

The Food and Drugs Authority has assured Ghanaians that the AstraZeneca vaccines are safe adding that no side effects have been recorded in Ghana...

Ken Agyapong donates $1 million towards purchase of COVID-19 vaccines

Assin Central Member of Parliament (MP), Kennedy Agyapong, has pledged to donate US$1 million to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo towards the purchase of...

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