The country’s major referral center, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), has begun the discharge of patients, well or not, as a result of the impending withdrawal of emergency and in-patient services by doctors.

Authorities at the 37 Military Hospital have debunked reports that there has been pressure on their facilities as a result of the strike by public sector doctors across the nation.

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) says it will not be forced to reply President John Dramani Mahama’s remarks on members' demands but will go ahead with its roadmap to totally withdraw services.

Psychiatric nurses call off strike

Tuesday, 04 August 2015 18:34

Nurses at the Accra Psychiatric Hospital have called off their sit-down strike declared on Monday, August 3.

Pharmacists withdraw OPD services

Monday, 03 August 2015 19:13

Members of the Government and Hospital Pharmacists Association (GHOSPA) have withdrawn services at out-patient departments of public hospitals with effect from Monday, August 3.

Chairman of the Global Vaccine Safety Initiative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Professor Alex Dodoo has welcomed results of Ebola vaccine trials conducted in Guinea.

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has asked all subscribers of the National health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to visit private health facilities for medical care in the face of the strike by doctors in the public sector.

The withdrawal of services in the health sector is expected to go from bad to worse as psychiatric nurses have also issued a one-week ultimatum to government over their allowances.

 

HIV flushed out by cancer drug

Friday, 31 July 2015 12:56

HIV can be flushed out of its hiding places in the body using a cancer drug, researchers show.

Doctors in the public sector have begun the implementation of a roadmap that will be climaxed by the total withdrawal of services.

Pharmacists declare strike

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 09:38

Members of the Government and Hospital Pharmacists Association (GHOSPA) have announced a two-week partial strike over their salary discrepancy.