Homosexuality is a mental disorder, not biological – Prof Akwasi Osei

Professor Akwasi Osei, a member of the National Coalition for Proper Human Sexual Rights and Family Values, has stated that homosexuality is an abnormal behaviour, mostly learned. He said homosexuality is not biologically determined. Prof Osei, who is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Authority, said the argument that “homosexuality is normal” […]

18 Million COVID-19 vaccines coming

The government is expecting more than 18 million more doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the coming days to augment the national fight against the virus. The expected consignment will comprise 1,330,270 doses of Pfizer from the US government through COVAX; 834,729 doses of AstraZeneca from the governments of UK, Denmark, Norway and the European Union […]

We’ll take advantage of decline in COVID-19 to expand vaccination – Dr Kuma-Aboagye

The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS),Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, has said the decline in COVID-19 infections provides the government a window to speed up with vaccinations to ensure that more people are protected against any future surge in infections. “There is a surge in the availability of vaccines and persons vaccinated are less likely to be hospitalised, so this is the […]

Covid-19: GHS to start immunisation exercise for unvaccinated citizens on Friday

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has indicated that it will from Friday, September 24, continue its immunization exercise in the Greater Accra Regional Health Directorate for Ghanaian citizens who have not been vaccinated against the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the GHS in its press statement, individuals who have received the first jab of AstraZeneca vaccines […]

It’s retrogressive to use vaccines as an immigration control tool – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described as an “unfortunate development” the recent decision of some European countries not to recognise the Covishield, the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine manufactured in India. According to the President, It was intriguing that the Covishield vaccine was donated to African countries through the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) facility. Addressing […]

Not every bad experience at a hospital amounts to medical negligence – Dr Yankson

General Secretary of the Ghana Medical Association, Dr. Justice Yankson has explained that not every bad experience with a health facility should be construed as medical negligence. “Technically speaking, negligence is not coterminous with careless acts,” he said. Dr Yankson said, “in a straight legal analysis, negligence means more than a careless conduct, whether in […]

COVID-19: US donates 1.2million Moderna vaccines to Ghana

More than 1.2 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine donated by the United States arrived in Ghana on Saturday morning. US Ambassador Stephanie Sullivan, Deputy Minister of Health, Honorable Mahama Asei Seini, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Honorable Kwaku Ampratwum-Sarpong, and the UNICEF Country Representative to Ghana Ms Anne-Claire Dufay received […]