Category: Health

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HIV/Aids: 23,495 test positive in six months in Ghana

HIV/Aids: 23,495 test positive in six months in Ghana

In total, 23,495 people tested positive for HIV in the first half of this year (January to June), official figures have revealed. The figure is [...]
A/R: Pregnant woman, two sons burnt to death

A/R: Pregnant woman, two sons burnt to death

A pregnant woman, 37, and her two sons have been burnt to death in a fire Monday evening at Ohwim in the Ashanti Region. The deceased, Philomen [...]
‘Delays in NHIS claims affecting health care delivery, pay our 9months arrears’ — Private health providers to NHIA

‘Delays in NHIS claims affecting health care delivery, pay our 9months arrears’ — Private health providers to NHIA

The Private Health Facilities Association Ghana says delays in the payment of National Health Insurance NHIS claims by government are affecting he [...]
3 mentally challenged women raped and killed in 3 months at New Abirim

3 mentally challenged women raped and killed in 3 months at New Abirim

There has been a disturbing trend in New Abirim in the Eastern Region which has left residents in fear. Over the past three months, some women [...]
Monkeypox kills soldier

Monkeypox kills soldier

An officer of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has reportedly died of the Monkeypox disease at the Upper East Regional hospital. The soldier succum [...]
Parliament approves 135m euro loan for first phase of Suame Interchange project

Parliament approves 135m euro loan for first phase of Suame Interchange project

Ghana's Parliament has approved a 135 million euro loan facility for the design and construction of Phase One of the Suame Interchange and Ancilla [...]
W/R: Residents overpower ECG cable thief

W/R: Residents overpower ECG cable thief

The alertness of residents of Essipon in the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis of the Western Region has led to the arrest of a young man suspected to b [...]
New Marburg Virus Disease cases in Ghana: One close contact dead

New Marburg Virus Disease cases in Ghana: One close contact dead

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has said one close contact in the new Marburg Virus Disease cases in Ghana reported symptoms after the maximum incu [...]
Message to Ghana: lose your forests and catch a virus

Message to Ghana: lose your forests and catch a virus

Imagine if we could go back in time to witness the first time HIV entered our species as a hunter hacked into a slaughtered chimpanzee’s flesh. In [...]
Our collapsing mud house is uninhabitable – Mother of 10 whose husband defiled physically-challenged daughter

Our collapsing mud house is uninhabitable – Mother of 10 whose husband defiled physically-challenged daughter

A mother who lives in extreme poverty is pleading for assistance to find her family a safe place to live. She lives in a mud-thatched home at M [...]
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