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Body clock linked to mood disorders

Disruption to the body’s internal clock may put people at increased risk of mood disorders, scientists say. A clock ticks in nearly every cell of the body. And they change how the tissues work in a daily rhythm. A Lancet ...

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Kunlungungu port health officials hint of possible outbreak of Ebola in Ghana

In the wake of Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, health workers at Kunlungungu port health post in the Pusiga District of Upper East Region are expressing fears of possible outbreak of the disease in the country due ...

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Garu District assembly combat ready to fight army warms

After recovering from the attack of the fall army warms last farming season, the District Chief Executive of Garu in the Upper East Region says his assembly is combat ready to fight the warms this farming season. Emmanuel Asore Avoka ...

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Bolgatanga MCE commends media for successful cleanup

The Bolgatanga Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Joseph Amiyuure, has attributed the huge success of  last Saturday’s clean-up exercise organised by the assembly in collaboration with Zoomlion Ghana, to the hype the exercise received from the media. Though the exercise suffered ...

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29 million Ghanaians share 55 ambulances [Infographic]

Ghana is faced with a major health crisis that jeopardizes the lives of millions of its citizens. The country of 29 million people only has 55 functioning ambulances serving all ten regions. While the situation is not new, it has ...

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Bolga: NHIS resumes issuance of new membership cards after shortage of materials  

The Bolgatanga Municipal office of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has resumed issuance of new membership cards to prospective clients after it earlier ran short of consumables. Recently, there has been public outpouring on why the scheme was neither ...

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Pusiga NHIS adjudged Best Performing scheme

The manager and staff of the National Health Insurance Scheme in the Pusiga District of Upper East Region have been acknowledged for their spectacular performance in carrying out their duties in the year 2017. The Pusiga district was created in ...

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40-year-old mother appeals for Gh₵ 31,500 for hip replacement

A forty-year old mother of two children, Fati Bukari is appealing for financial support to undergo a surgery for the replacement of her hip. A copy of medical report from Tamale Teaching Hospital, signed by Dr. Tolgou Yempabe, indicates that ...

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NHIA to introduce new legal regime

The Upper East Regional director of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA),  Sebastian Alangpulinsa says the authority is pushing for an introduction of a new legal regime that will empower management to punish or blacklist recastrant service providers. According to ...

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Abuse of Tramadol responsible for high crime rate – FDA

Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has embarked on a series of public education on what it says is an alarming abuse of Tramadol especially among the youth. Tramadol is a man-made (synthetic) narcotic analgesic (pain reliever) and is usually prescribed ...

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