Award-winning Liberian Scientist Dr. Chris Nyan promotes science and innovation in Liberian Universities

At the close of the recent Conference of West African Laboratory Scientists organized by Africabio Enterprises, award-winning Liberian scientist and inventor, Dr. Dougbeh Christopher Nyan conducted workshops and lectures on molecular techniques of diagnosing infectious diseases at the National Reference Laboratory of the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL) in Charlesville, Margibi County. The […]

Thank you Mr. President for the financial clearance but we still have more than 20 thousand nurses at home-Unemployed Nurses

The Coalition of Unemployed Nurses have expressed their profound gratitude to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the Ministry of Health for clearing and posting some of their colleagues who completed school in 2016. According to the group, the clearance is just 25 percent of what government has to do and is hopeful that processes […]

Zipline drone saves driver’s life: Vice President Bawumia officially launches service today

Even before Vice-President Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia officially launches Zipline’s drone delivery of emergency medical supplies today, the state-of-the-art technology has already saved the life of a 44-year-old driver. Today’s launch follows the completion of the infrastructure, with successful trials of the drones in the Omenako centre, near Suhum in the Eastern Region. The commencement […]

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, […]