More people turn up for COVID-19 jab

Many people are showing up at health facilities to take the COVID-19 jabs following the announcement that the government will soon implement a ‘No vaccination, No entry’ policy at ministries, departments and agencies. At a number of health facilities such as Adabraka, Dansoman, Mamobi and Madina Polyclinics and the Darbem Medical Centre and the New […]

COVID-19: No vaccination, no entry into Ghana from 12 December – GHS to travelers

Health authorities in Ghana on Thursday said vaccination against COVID-19 is now mandatory for international travellers before entering the country as part of efforts to control the spread of the disease. The directive takes effect Sunday, 12 December 2021 at the only international airport in the capital, Accra, the Ghana Health Service said in a statement. “All persons 18 […]

Police to inspect COVID-19 cards January

From January next year, the police will inspect the vaccination cards of all commercial drivers and motorbike riders to ensure that they have taken the COVID-19 shot. Additionally, workers of all government institutions and health facilities will not be allowed into their workplaces if they do not show their vaccination certificates, while absence from work […]

2nd Jab of COVID-19 starts tomorrow

More than half of the backlog of people awaiting their second shot of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine are expected to take the jab, starting tomorrow. The nationwide exercise, expected to be concluded on Saturday, is targeting people above 18 who received their first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine from March 10 to 29 this year. […]

Vice President Bawumia launches gov’t scholarship for postgraduate training of doctors

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has launched government’s scholarship scheme for postgraduate training of Ghanaian medical doctors. The scheme, launched at the Jubilee House on Thursday, is a fulfillment of a promise made by President Akufo-Addo in 2016 to fully fund the postgraduate training of Ghanaian medical doctors. Under the scholarship scheme, the tuition […]

China’s Hunan Construction Engineering Group donates 32,000 PPEs to Ghana Health Service

Chinese Construction Company operating in Ghana, Hunan Construction Engineering Group (HNCEG) has supported Government of Ghana’s efforts towards the fight against the deadly Covid-19 pandemic with a total of 32,000 PPEs. The donation, which was presented on Monday, 27th April, 2020 at the premises of the Ghana Health Services (GHS) Head Office includes 20,000 surgical […]