MoH receives 2.9m more COVID-19 vaccine doses from USA, Denmark

December 9, 2021 The governments of the United States of America and Denmark have supported the national vaccination programme against COVID-19 with additional 2.9 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson...

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COVID-19 cases decline

September 20, 2021 There has been a decline in daily COVID-19 infections and cumulative active cases in the country. From over 8,000 cases at the height of the current wave, which started in mid-July, this...

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COVID-19 vaccine procurement constraints unfortunate — Ofori-Atta

July 15, 2021 The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has described the challenges associated with the procurement of COVID-19 vaccines by developing countries as unfortunate and embarrassing. He...

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COVID-19: Disregard claims suggesting Sputnik-V, AstraZeneca vaccines are ineffective against Indian strain

June 24, 2021 The Ministry of Health (MoH) has debunked viral claims that Sputnik-V and AstraZeneca vaccines are not effective against the deadly Indian strain of COVID-19, which is reported to have been...

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WHO gives GH¢2m in assorted equipment to MoH

April 12, 2021 The World Health Organisation (WHO) has presented assorted intensive care equipment valued at GH¢2,132,000 to Ghana. The donation is the latest by the United Nations to the country through...

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COVID-19: Businesses urged to invest in rapid antigen test kits for their staff

February 4, 2021 The Bureau of Public Safety has admonished businesses in the country to procure COVID-19 Rapid Antigen test kits for their workers. According to the Bureau, this would provide real-time...

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Referrals needed for free COVID-19 testing – Ghanaians told

February 3, 2021 Government-run laboratories will not be able to attend to persons seeking COVID-19 tests without referrals. Since the government directed all public health testing laboratories not to...

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South Korea donates COVID-19 testing equipment, PPE to MoH

February 1, 2021 The Republic of South Korea has donated COVID-19 laboratory testing equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE), worth $200,000, to the country. The gesture forms part of that...

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Public labs directed not to charge sick patients for Covid-19 tests

January 28, 2021 The Ministry of Health (MoH) has decided that public laboratories should not charge sick patients for Covid-19 tests. In a letter dated January 27, 2021, signed by the Acting Chief Director...

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Parliament approves US$162.9 million Barclays Bank loan

January 12, 2021 Parliament has approved a US$162, 931,563.27 Barclays Bank PLC loan to finance the design, construction and furnishing of seven district hospitals and provide an integrated IT systems...

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