Cost of Covid-19 test at KIA to be reduced to $50 from $150 – Health Minister-designate

President Nana Akufo-Addo has instructed that the price of Covid-19 test at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) be reduced. Health officials and the company administering the antigen test at KIA will be expected to charge $50 instead of the previous $150. However, the Health Minister-designate, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu who disclosed this on the Floor of Parliament […]

Ministry of Health opens recruitment portal for 22,063 health professionals

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced that it has received financial clearance to recruit 22,063 various health professionals into the public health service delivery agencies. The Ministry has therefore opened the online recruitment portal for pharmacy and pharmacy doctors, allied health professionals and professional nurses with degree, diploma and certificates who completed in 2018. “Qualified […]

Minister of Health initiates second wave of disinfection of MDAs after recovering from COVID-19

The Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyemang Manu has initiated a second phase of disinfection of all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the country shortly after recovering from COVID-19. The Minister who contracted the virus and was admitted at the University of Ghana Medical Centre two weeks ago, has since recovered and going about his […]

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 […]

Drones saga: Minister for Health is ‘useless’, he doesn’t know the difference between primary and secondary healthcare-Dr. Anaba

The Executive Director of the African Center for Health Policy Research and Analysis (ACH-PRA), Dr. Thomas Anaba has berated the Minister for Health, Kwaku Agyemang Manu, describing him as someone who is incompetent to handle his portfolio. According to him, the Minister is unable to draw a dichotomy between primary healthcare and secondary healthcare, explaining […]