President Akufo-Addo presents 10,000 hospital beds to Health Ministry

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 22nd September 2020, presented ten thousand hospital beds, under the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP), to be distributed to hospitals across the country. According to President Akufo-Addo, it is always disconcerting to see patients being treated in wheel chairs, in plastic chairs, and […]

Ridge hospital suspends two staff members for administrative malpractice

The Greater Accra Regional Hospital, Ridge has suspended two of its staff members for engaging in administrative malpractices. The officers were caught by BBC investigative team “Africa Eye” engaging in the sale of Personal Protective Equipment’s (PPEs) belonging to a private individual within the premises of the Hospital. According to their statement, the items sold, […]

It’s very traumatic – UGMC CEO narrates how colleagues, coronavirus patients die at ICU

The unending fight against COVID-19 has been a very arduous one, and as soldiers go to war, the ones at the front of this battle are our health workers. Some of these frontline health workers sadly become casualties leaving their other colleagues to continue with the fight; very disturbing. About seven hundred and seventy-nine (779) health workers […]

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 […]