Ebola: $5m vaccine deal announced

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 16:49

The Vaccine Alliance, Gavi, has signed a $5m (£3.5m) deal for an Ebola vaccine, to protect against future outbreaks of the deadly disease.

The Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Victor Asare Bampoe has inspected some health facilities in the Upper West Region.

Government has given GH¢150,000 as additional fund to the Brong Ahafo Region to help fight further the outbreak meningitis.

Meningitis declared an epidemic in Bole

Friday, 15 January 2016 12:48

The Bole District in the Northern Region has declared the meningitis situation in the District as an epidemic.

Sierra Leone officials have confirmed a death from Ebola, hours after the World Health Organization declared the latest West Africa outbreak over.

West Africa declared Ebola-free

Thursday, 14 January 2016 11:32

Liberia has been declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organization (WHO), effectively putting an end to the world's worst outbreak of the disease.

Government has given financial clearance for 3,294 nurses and allied health professionals who completed various programmes between 2013 and 2014 to be employed in the health sector.

Tamale Hospital expansion project on course

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 17:16

Work on the €38.5 million second phase expansion works on the Tamale Teaching Hospital is 20 per cent complete, TV3 has gathered.

The Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Victor Asare Bampoe, has paid a working visit to the Northern Region to ascertain at first hand the latest on issues of Yellow Fever hitting the region.

Anti-stigma campaign held on World Aids Day

Wednesday, 02 December 2015 17:45

The Junior Chamber International (JCI), a non-governmental organization (NGO) established to champion the needs of the youth, has made a clarion call on each and every Ghanaian to come out and speak strongly against stigmatization on people living with HIV/AIDS.

First Lady, Mrs. Lordina Dramani Mahama, has renewed her commitment to support efforts towards the elimination of mother-to-child HIV transmission and care for people living with the disease.