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Today is Blood Donor Day

Ghana is today joining the rest of the global community to observe Blood Donor Day. It is commemorated annually to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood. This year’s event is under the theme “Give blood, give plasma, […]Continue Reading

Akufo-Addo commissions building which will serve as the new home for the Department of Psychiatry at the Korle-Bu

On Tuesday, 6th June 2023, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo commissioned the newly-constructed building, which will serve as the new home for the Department of Psychiatry at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital. The president said “this impressive structure,” which serves both the University of Ghana Medical School and Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, stands as a tribute to […]Continue Reading
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Mouthwash Cannot Replace Tooth Brushing

Dr. Mensah Tabi-Amankwa, a dentist at the International Maritime Hospital (IMaH), has warned the public against using a mouthwash as a substitute for brushing the teeth. According to Dr.Tabi-Amankwa, the mouthwash is only a supplement to get the germs out of the mouth, stressing that, “mouthwash can eliminate some bacteria and make the mouth smell […]Continue Reading

Health Ministry Gets Clearance To Employ 6,387 Nurses

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has granted financial clearance to the Ministry of Health (MoH) to employ some six thousand, three hundred and eighty-seven nurses (6,387) this year. The nurses comprise; Assistant Clinical and Nurse Assistant Preventive who completed in 2019 and June 2020 from various public health training institutions. Further approval was also granted […]Continue Reading