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Of Parasites, Intelligence and Doctors

The Doctor’s Day is celebrated on the 30th of March in the United States to honor its doctors. Recognizing the important role doctors play in every society, other countries have chosen different days to highlight its own doctors. For example, India celebrates its doctors on the 1st of July, and Cuba on the 3rd of December. Ghana, like many other countries, does not have a day to celebrate its doctors and I am definitely not craving for one. Maybe Ghanaian doctors are not worth celebrating, perhaps being attacked is more…

Petitioners are Pushing for a Comprehensive Emergency Response System (ERS) in Ghana

A leading member of OccupyGhana Ace Anan Ankomah has said that one of the ways government can solve the ‘no bed syndrome’ is to adopt a central command system to hospitals for emergency cases. According to him, the central command system should serve as a communication channel that would link various hospitals during emergencies to solve the problem. Speaking on Citi TV point of view show Ace Anan Ankomah said, “if we don’t fix the system and accept that the no bed syndrome is possibly a mask of a more serious problem,…

Will Banning of Politicians Traveling Abroad for health solve the problem?

Recently, former Vice President under John Dramani Mahama, Paa Kwasi Amissah Arthur had a medical emergency. However, he lost his life because there was no ambulance to convey him to the hospital. Furthermore, the Vice President of the Ghana Medical Association calls for a ban. Moreover, the ban is to prevent politicians from flying abroad for treatment. Also, he believes if they are forced to endure the system as it is, they will be forced to make it better. He made these statements while talking on Accra FM.…

22 SOCIAL RULES THAT MAY HELP YOU:

1. Don’t call someone more than twice continuously. If they don’t pick up your call, presume they have something important to attend to; 2. Return money that you have borrowed even before the person that borrowed you remember or ask for it. It shows your integrity and character. Same goes with umbrellas, pens and lunch boxes. 3. Never order the expensive dish on the menu when someone is giving you a lunch/dinner. 4. Don’t ask awkward questions like ‘Oh so you aren’t married yet?’ Or ‘Don’t you have kids’ or ‘Why…

Affordable Non-Drug solution to Insomnia

Up until recently, there were four choices for persons with Insomnia. These were: 1. Do nothing, suffer and hope it'll get better with time. This is the sad choice of many, and it doesn't work. They most often get worse. 2. Start taking one of the huge advertised array of drugs, and then often taking other drugs hoping to solve the side effects as they show up. This is known as the drug “side effect chain”. (My ex-wife once ended up taking six different drugs in this way, and the end effect was that she got worse…

Men’s Clinic Opens to Manage Erectile Dysfunction

The Ashanti Regional Hospital (Kumasi South Hospital) will from August 1, 2018 open Ghana’s first all men health unit to handle all kinds of Erectile Dysfunction. The facility named “Men’s Clinic” which would be operating on Wednesday afternoons at the Regional Hospital would be managed by specialists, and has been setup to manage and treat all kinds and forms of erectile dysfunction. Dr Samuel Amanama, a sexologist at the Kumasi South Hospital, who announced this, said the motivation for establishing the centre was due to…

OK Foundation celebrated the world Hepatitis day on the 28 of July in a grand style

Ghana most celebrated award winning musician and philanthropist has been celebrated over the years for amazing musician and his advocacy against the viral Hepatitis B disease. This year, OK Foundation in collaboration with MDS-Lancet Laboratories and Ghana Health Services celebrated the world Hepatitis day on the 28 of July in a grand style. The program was pre-loaded with two weeks of radio engagement, TV interviews, and News Paper publications among other media routines. On Saturday, 28 July, the OK Foundation organized…

Government Asked to Speed up implementation of Ghana’s Mental Health Law

The Upper West Regional Mental Health Coordinator, Mr Randy Sedem Agbodo, has appealed to Government to speed up implementation of Ghana’s mental health law to guarantee better service delivery and prevent growing human rights abuse. The Mental Health law was passed in March 2012 in an attempt to uphold improved mental healthcare service delivery as well as protect fundamental human rights of people living with mental problems. But the law has not been fully operation since the passage, provoking public action by civil…

Ending AIDS Epidemic and Achieving Universal Health Coverage by 2030 in Africa

To ensure successful implementation of the Universal Access to Health Care (UHAC) and end AIDS by 2030 using technology and innovation, government will in October introduce drones in transporting essential medicines to inaccessible areas. The drones, which would be used in conveying essential medicines like an epidemic and viral load samples and most importantly, blood would make Ghana the second in Africa after Rwanda to use drones to deliver blood and other needed supplies to rural villages in Ghana Dr Anthony…

Antiperspirants And Breast Cancer

Most underarm antiperspirants contain as the active ingredient, Aluminium Chlorohydrate, as you will probably remember there has been controversy about Aluminium, since the 1950's when it was a popular metal used for making cooking pots, Saucepans and Fry Pans and that it could be one of the contributing factors to Alzheimer's, now we have another problem that could also be related to Aluminium, Breast Cancer.Research shows that one of the leading causes of Breast Cancer could be the use of antiperspirants. The human body

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