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BRONG AHAFO REGIONAL HOSPITAL RECORDS 715 DEATHS IN 2014

Statistics from the Bono-Ahafo Regional Hospital in Sunyani indicate that the Hospital recorded 715 deaths in 2014 as compared to 705 in the year 2013. In an interview with Develop Ghana Newspaper in Sunyani, The Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department of the Regional Hospital, Dr. James Boakye Fordjour, touching on the top ten causes of deaths at the hospital ...

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GHANAIANS ADVISED TO TAKE FOOD THAT CONTAINS THE RIGHT PROPORTION TO ENSURE GOOD HEALTH.

The Nutrition Officer for Sunyani Municipal Health Directorate, Samuel Tachie says the kind of food one eats can have direct effect on one’s energy level, physical health, and body weight. According to him, a healthy diet must contain essential food nutrients in order to provide the needed amount of calories appropriate for one’s system. Mr. Tachie made the point in ...

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ASENSU NUMBER ONE GETS CHPS COMPOUND

To ensure quality health care delivery in rural communities, the government with support  from the Japan Embassy in Ghana has constructed Community Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Compound at the cost of 121 thousand 133 dollars for the people of Asensu Number One, a farming community. The Municipal Chief Executive for Dormaa Central, Gordon Kwaku Asubonteng announced this at ...

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E/R Minister survives car crash

The  Eastern Regional Minister, Antwi Boasiako Sekyere has been treated and discharged after a car accident  on the Akuapem ridge road on Tuesday. The Minister was reportedly driving home after attending an official assignment in Accra. According to the Public Relations Officer of the Regional Administrating Council, Prosper Fetor Tsormana, the minister sustained minor injuries and was rushed to the ...

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Ebola crisis: Protesters attack Liberia quarantine centre

 quarantine centre for suspected Ebola patients in the Liberian capital Monrovia has been attacked and looted by protesters, police say. The incident happened in the densely populated West Point township on Saturday evening. At least 20 patients who were being monitored for signs of the illness have left the centre. Officials said blood-stained bedding looted from the centre posed a ...

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USA to help Ghana battle Ebola disease

The United States of America has declared its willingness to assist Ghana to fight the Ebola disease should there be an outbreak. Four countries in the West African sub region – Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria have all been hit by disease. The disease has killed over a 1000 people in Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia and Nigeria. President John ...

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Cholera is an embarrassment to Ghana – Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings says it is embarrassing for Ghana to be experiencing an annual outbreak of cholera. He indicated that in an era where the issue of sanitation has been effectively tackled in many parts of the world, it is a shame Ghana is still grappling with it. “Cholera is an embarrassing reflection of our poor sanitation practices,” ...

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Canada to donate Ebola vaccine to WHO

Canada says it will donate up to 1,000 doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine to help battle the disease’s outbreak in West Africa. It comes after the World Health Organization said it was ethical to use untested drugs on Ebola patients. However, experts say supplies of both the vaccine and the experimental drug Zmapp are limited and it could take ...

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