NHIA gets new boss

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 12:39

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has parted ways with its Chief Executive Officer, Sylvester Mensah.

Minister of Health Dr Alex Segebefia is expected to appear on the floor of Parliament today, Tuesday, June 16 to answer questions on the trial of an Ebola vaccine in Hohoe, Volta Region.

First Lady elected President of OAFLA

Monday, 15 June 2015 07:35

First Lady Lordina Dramani Mahama has been elected the new President of the Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV & AIDS (OAFLA).

Government has presented a quantity of medical supplies to the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, the 37 Military Hospital and the Ghana Police Hospital to support the treatment of persons with injuries from the June 3 flood and fire disaster.

The head of the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) has expressed surprise at calls made by members of Parliament (MPs) that the ongoing Ebola vaccine trial should be stopped.

Chairman of the Global Vaccine Safety Initiative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Professor Alex Dodoo has advised those spreading wrong reports on the Ebola vaccine trial to ask for further information on the exercise or shut up.

One month after being declared free of Ebola Virus transmission by the World Health Organization, Liberia is cautiously celebrating.

Minister of Health Dr Alex Segbefia will appear in Parliament on Tuesday, June 16 to answer questions on the trial of an Ebola vaccine in the Volta Region of Ghana.

UN's Ebola mission HQ in Ghana to close

Tuesday, 09 June 2015 16:25

The UN's emergency Ebola response headquarters in Ghana's capital, Accra, is to close as the outbreak slows.

Government as part of negotiations on conditions of service for medical officers of the Ministry of Health will fight for their right to embark on strike to be curtailed.

The Light Foundation, Ghana (TLF), a not-for profit organization working in the country to provide access to quality and portable drinking water to improve the livelihoods of deprived communities in partnership with Original Volunteers Ghana, has initiated a project dubbed “Purify Water for Safety Pilot Project” to reach 1,000 community households in Ghana with improved water quality by use of TLF/OV filters.