EEG brain trace 'can detect autism'

Thursday, 28 June 2012 00:00

A simple brain trace can identify autism in children as young as two years old, scientists believe.

Nurse Nabbed For Abortion

Friday, 15 June 2012 00:00

The police in the Garu-Tempane district of the Upper East Region have arrested Duut Nawang, a nurse at the Kpikpira Health Centre in connection with the death of a 20-year-old female student of the Tempane Senior High School, Georgina Kombat.

The Western Regional branch of The Association of Medical Counter Assistant Ghana (AMCAG) with support of the BUSAC Fund, is advocating the amendment of the national drug policy on medicine dispensation, to ensure quality health care delivery.

US doctors have carried out what they say is the most extensive face transplant ever performed.

A thirty-four member team of doctors and other health professionals from the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in the US are collaborating with their counterparts in the Paediatric Surgery Unit of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital to perform surgeries for children with complex surgical problems.

Change is afoot, but as GPs adjust to public health reforms at the same time as local government takes up the mantle, avoiding squabbles will be the key to success

The Ghana Medical Association is unhappy about what it describes as the erratic nature of the payment of doctors' salaries following their migration unto the Single Spine Structure.

A Former Chief Psychiatrist, professor Joseph Bediako Asare, has revealed close to 20 percent of Ghanaians suffer from different forms of mental health defects in the country which he says is very worrying.

The Chief Executive Officer of the  African Women's Development Fund, Theo Sowah  has bemoaned the increasing rate of maternal mortality in the country.

A report by the World Bank's Water and Sanitation Programme (WBSP) has revealed Ghana's economy loses $90 million annually , the equivalent of 1.6 per cent of GDP due to poor sanitation.