Bridging doctor-patient ratio: GNPC Foundation, Ministry of Health signs MoU with Cuba to train 170 students and 30 specialists

As part of measures to bridge the Doctor-Patient ratio in the country, the Ghana National Petroleum Cooperation (GNPC) Foundation together with the Ministry of Health has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Cuba to train 170 Medical students and 30 specialists in Cuba. The Ministries of Health for the two countries […]

Close to 40% of medical laboratory practitioners are not qualified to operate-Dr. Awinibuno

More than 30 per cent of the about 5,000 medical laboratory practitioners in the various health institutions, including government hospitals, do not have licences permitting them to undertake such medical duties, the Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (GAMLS) has stated. According to the President of the association, Dr Ignatius A.N. Awinibuno, a survey conducted […]

 Dubai eyes medical tourism capital to cash in on $19.5bn global healthcare market

Dubai, one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates, targets revenue generation by serving as a gateway and a hub for medical tourism by 2020. Regulators such as Dubai Health Authority (DHA), Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), Dubai Future Foundation/Dubai Future Accelerators and Healthcare industry stakeholders are working in tandem to achieve […]

157 foreign trained Ghanaian doctors fail Medical and Dental Council exams, Cuba and Venezuela trained performs better

A total of 157 out of 225 foreign trained Ghanaian doctors have failed the Medical and Dental Council (MDC)’s examination which grants them the licences to practice in Ghana. Only 68, representing a 30.2 per cent pass rate, were able to prove their mettle in the examination conducted from February 22, 2019 to March 2, […]

Your DEMO will never move us, we’re doing you a favour by employing you-Deputy Health Minister to unemployed nurses

The Deputy Minister for Health, Tina Naa Ayeley Mensah has urged unemployed private nurses to desist from picketing to demand employment as their action does not move the Ministry one bit. The Coalition of Unemployed Private Nurses (COUPN) has given the government a 10-day ultimatum to find its members jobs or face a demonstration. The […]

Countries to scale up fight against malnutrition as first lady expresses fear of negative impact on Economy

 The Ministry of Planning has called for an inter-ministerial meeting to accelerate progress to tackle malnutrition in Ghana. The high-level meeting was to provide opportunity for the different ministries to better understand their roles and contributions to improving the nutrition status of all citizenry throughout their cycle and contribution to sustainable development. It was also […]

 ‘Kumiprɛko’ demo looming in ten days as privately trained nurses bare teeth at gov’t for staying home for 4 years without employment

In ten working days, aggrieved privately trained nurses would demonstrate to the government that they have had enough. The nurses have spent more than four years idling at home but now find themselves at their wit’s end. “This is not fair,” one of them fumed in an interview with Joy News’ Roland Walker on the […]

2 extremely malnourished babies gets support, one being treated at Children’s Hospital

An extremely malnourished child whose plight was shared on social media by some concerned citizens has received support from some public spirited individuals and is currently on admission at the Princess Marie Louis Hospital, otherwise known as the Children’s Hospital in Accra. Naa Adaku Addo Golda who published the plight of the child on her […]

Wa Regional Hospital in distress as children receive treatment on the floor due to lack of beds, officials look on unconcerned

The Wa Regional Hospital in the Upper West Regional Capital has been hit with a massive shortage of beds, particularly in the Children’s ward. The situation has culminated in children having to receive treatment on the bare floor for some time now. This website is reliably informed that the situation has persisted for some time […]


We declined to sign a fraudulent CBA presented to us by Minister for Health-Mortuary Workers

The Mortuary Workers Association of Ghana (MOWAG) has refused to append their signature to a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) which was presented to them by the Minister for Health when they met to discuss their grievances. The mortuary workers who had earlier indicated their preparedness to embark on an indefinite strike action over poor working […]