GHS issues guidelines to cope with rising temperatures amid GMet forecast

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has issued guidelines to help individuals cope with the prevailing harsh weather conditions in the country, characterized by dryness, dust, and high temperatures. The month of February has witnessed extremely harsh weather conditions, with dryness and dust contributing to a high Air Quality Index, as reported by the Environmental Protection […]

AG report fallout: Health Ministry moves to renegotiate COVID-19 vaccine contract

The Ministry of Health has given an assurance that efforts are being made to renegotiate the vaccine acquisition contract with the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) as recommended by the Auditor General’s Special Report on government’s COVID-19 expenditure. However, it did not state emphatically if the renegotiation would facilitate the recovery of the outstanding balance […]

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 […]