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Human Habits to blame for Increasing Cases of Obesity in Ghana – Dietician

A Dietician at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi is blaming the increasing cases of overweight amongst the Ghanaian populace and its related effects on the various systems of the body, on improper human habits. Dr. Afuah Owusu ...

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Sickle Cell Disease: Know Your Status, Advocacy Group Urges

CEO of Elorm Phanarosis Foundation, Mr. Bright Elorm Kugblenu is advising Ghanaians to check their sickling status before marriage to potential marriage partners to ensure that they do not give birth to a sickle cell patient. Mr. Kugblenu, Founder of ...

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Inappropriate Farming Practices Leading Cause of Food Contamination

Chief Executive Officer of the Gladfin Health Care at Spintex Basket, Dr. Vincent Fianko has expressed concern about the unhealthy manner in which farmers handle their farm produce, particularly, vegetables. According to Dr. Fianko who spoke during the Food Safety, ...

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Public Urged To Keep Hands Clean To Avoid Food Contamination

Eastern Regional Senior Medical Officer, Madam Hectoria Awekeya has advised the general public to maintain hand hygiene to avoid contracting diseases. Madam Hectoria who spoke in an interview with Austin Ofori Addo during the Food Safety, Nutrition and Hygiene segment ...

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Patients at Atua Hospital Relieved as Medical Laboratory Scientists Suspend Strike

Members of the Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (GAMLS) have been asked by leadership to resume duties as their strike has been suspended. A notice released late Friday said a memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed earlier in the ...

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Pharmacies Must Dispense Tramadol Responsibly – FDA

Pharmaceutical shops are being called upon to attach maximum responsibility in dispensing tramadol to the public. This according to the Head of Tobacco and Substances of Abuse of the Department of Food and Drugs Authority, Madam Olivia Agyekumaa Boateng, is ...

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“Tramadol is a Silent Ebola” – Consultant Psychiatrist Calls for Stringent Measures

Tramadol has become a silent ebola and stringent measures are needed to curb the hike in its abuse, a Consultant Psychiatrist is advocating. Dr. Yao Mfodwo is calling for urgent action to discourage the increasing abuse of the strong pain ...

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Increasing Incidents of Tramadol Abuse: Pharmacies to Blame –Philips Foundation

The Chief Executive Officer for the Philip Foundation, a subsidiary of the Community Anti-Drug Coalition of America, CADCA has blamed the recent abuse of tramadol on licensed pharmaceutical shops who according to him, have exhibited gross irresponsibility in controlling the ...

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Korle-Bu organizes cancer screening exercise to mark 2018 World Cancer Day

The radiotherapy unit of the Korle-Bu teaching hospital has conducted health screening and awareness creation exercise on cancer in Accra yesterday, senior Radiotherapist of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital and Chief Executive Officer of SONAT Cancer Foundation, Mr. Nartey Solomon has revealed. ...

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Koforidua Technical University Lecturer Donates To Atua, St. Martins Hospitals

2016 Parliamentary Candidate for Lower Manya Krobo Constituency in the Eastern Region on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party and lecturer at the Koforidua Technical University, Mr. Samuel Nuertey Ayertey has donated cleaning and food items to the St. ...

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