Ridge Hospital cleared by management of alleged Covid-19 misdiagnosis in death of 24-year-old woman

Health officials at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital have been cleared of any form of medical negligence following the death of 24-year-old Barbara Oforiwaa Agyemang at the facility. The mother of the deceased, Paulina Agyemang is citing Covid-19 misdiagnosis on the part of the nurses and doctors who handled her daughter’s medical care. According to […]

Do not self-medicate newly found life-saving coronavirus drug – Physician Anesthesiologist warns

The discovery of the common steroid dexamethasone as a treatment for coronavirus has been hailed as a “major breakthrough” but a Ghanaian Physician Anesthesiologist has warned against self-medicating the cheap and widely available drug.  Having been available for decades, relatively cheap and readily available, Dr Nana Dadzie Ghansah of the Anesthesia Associates of Lexington says even […]

Just in: NHIA Boss tests positive for COVID-19

The chief executive officer of the National Health Insurance Authority, Dr Lydia Dsane-Selby, has tested positive for COVID-19, Asaaseradio.com can report. Dr Dsane-Selby, who is currently in self-isolation, told Caroline Sampson that she got to know her status on Sunday. She was speaking in an interview on her Ten-To-One show on Asaase Radio 99.5 on Tuesday. She said she has since reached out to […]

COVID-19: Boost your immune system by eating dawadawa, crabs, kontomire, plantain and brown rice-President Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged the generality of the Ghanaian people to eat foods that will boost their immune systems in order to help them fight off the COVID-19 Virus. These foods according to the president include dawadawa, kontomire, crabs, plantain, brown rice and okro. The president who made the suggestion during his […]

Full text: President Akufo-Addo’s 9th address to the nation on Covid-19 crisis

Fellow Ghanaians, good evening. It has been eight (8) weeks since our nation embarked on a co-ordinated, enhanced response towards combating the Coronavirus pandemic, after we recorded our first two (2) confirmed cases. We have taken the necessary measures of aggressively tracing, testing, isolating and treating infected persons and their contacts, as a means of […]