La General Hospital construction begins

Work on the reconstruction of the La General Hospital has started, almost 19 months after a sod-cutting ceremony was performed for the commencement of work. This was after the Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, signed off the development plan of the general hospital last Friday. After signing the redevelopment plan of the project at his […]

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 […]

MoH turns away unvaccinated people

A number of people who showed up at the offices of the Ministry of Health (MoH) on Monday without proof of having been vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic were turned away, as the ministry’s ‘no vaccination, no entry policy’ directive took effect from January 4, 2022. The move is in accordance with the […]

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 […]

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 […]

GUTA fires back at Aviation Minister; says he should stop usurping the powers of the Ministry of Health

The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) is up in arms against the Minister of Aviation Joseph Kofi Adda, accusing him of usurping the power and Authority of the Minister for health. The Association is agitated that the Minister has been laxed in ensuring proper disinfection of the Airports where traders and businessmen and women […]

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 […]

 ‘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 […]

LABOUR LAW

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 […]

Mortuary attendants to embark on strike action from 6th March over poor working conditions

The Mortuary Worker Association of Ghana (MOWAG) has served notice that its members across the country in government hospitals and health facilities will lay down their tools from March 6, 2019 in protest of poor working conditions. Its General Secretary, Richard Kofi Jordan speaking on Accra based okay Fm and monitored by BestNewsGH.com opined that […]

All students must pay 80 percent of their fees or you send them home-MoH orders Public Health Training Colleges

The Ministry of Health has ordered heads of all public health training institutions to send away all fee-owing students. A notice issued by the Ministry under the hand of the deputy Minister for Health Tina Mensah and dated December, 28, 2018 raised concern about the inability of some students to pay their school fees. “It […]

Because of ‘chobo’ your health minister rejected our free drones and medical supplies-US firm to Akufo-Addo

A United States of America based company, the Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association Humanitarian Emergency Logistics Program (MAMA-HELP) has revealed how the Minister for Health, Kwaku Agyemang Manu refused a deal with them, that would have seen the deliver free medical equipment including drones to the country. The company’s revelation comes on the back of the […]