COA re-launch: Gov’t to support local pharma industry to attain WHO standards – Kyerematen

May 26, 2022 The Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Alan Kwadwo Keremanten, has announced plans by the government to use the development of the local pharmaceutical industry to reduce imports into the...

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Government will develop local pharmaceutical industry – Dep Trade Minister

April 21, 2022 The government is developing the local pharmaceutical industry as the new growth pole for the industrial transformation of the country. It is also one of the industries under the...

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Africa must invest against pandemics – Dr Nkengasong

March 21, 2022 A renowned Public Health expert, Dr John Nkengasong, has called on African countries to start investing heavily in their respective public health institutions as part of measures to prepare...

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Vaccinate against COVID-19 – WHO Rep appeals to public

December 7, 2021 The Country Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Francis Kasolo, has made a passionate appeal to members of the public to avail themselves to be vaccinated. He also...

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Germany presents face masks to Health Ministry

August 16, 2021 The Ministry of Health has received 470,000 surgical face masks valued at $145, 000 from the government of Germany to support the fight against COVID-19 The World Health Organisation (WHO)...

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Africa faces steep COVID-19 surge

July 6, 2021 The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is picking up with speed, spreading faster and hitting harder in Africa. The WHO Regional Director for...

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Vaccinating 10 percent of population: 7 African countries to meet September target

June 18, 2021 The World Health Organisation (WHO) has projected that seven countries in Africa will be able to meet the September target of vaccinating 10 percent of their populations. The countries are...

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GHS phases out methylated spirit for treatment of umbilical cord

May 12, 2021 The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has completely phased out the use of methylated spirit in the dressing and care of umbilical cord among newborns. The service has, in accordance with the...

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Ghana rolls out 5-year anti-malaria strategy

April 29, 2021 The National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) has laid out a five-year national strategic plan to help scale up malaria control and prevention in the country. Strategies for the plan, which...

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Strengthen laboratories to ensure efficiency – WHO urges W/A states

April 22, 2021 The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged West African countries to strengthen the efficiency and capacity of their laboratories for the prompt detection of and response to emerging and...

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