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Bolgatanga: NTC Tutors dare deputy health minister to transfer them

Tutors of the Bolgatanga Nurses’ Training College (NTC) in the Upper East Region have dared the Deputy Minister for Health In-charge of health training, Tina Mensah to go ahead and carry out her threats of transferring all of them to ...

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The Missed Bawumia Health Dialogue

Thankfully, the Vice-President, Dr. Bawumia, returned to Ghana after a healthcation. The scenes were eerily familiar, except for the jogging on the tarmac, to the triumphant return by late President Mills. This time though, the Veep looked so healthy that ...

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Tina Mensah ‘weeps’ at Bolga NTC over poor state of college

The Deputy Minister of health, Tina Mensah on Monday February 12, could not believe the dejection and mismanagement she witnessed at the Bolgatanga Nurses’ Training College (NTC) which was temporarily closed down in November 2017 following a feud between tutors ...

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What too much alcohol can do you to your health

interactive series exploring ways you can improve your health by making small changes to your daily habits. A lot of us drink. Too many of us drink a lot. Worldwide, each person 15 years and older consumes 13.5 grams of ...

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NHIA to roll out e-payment system to stamp out corruption

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), is set to roll out a new electronic transaction system for payments and release of claims by all stakeholders to boost its operations. The move was an integral part of a comprehensive policy initiative ...

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NewsFlash: FDA conducts surveillance at patients’ safety centers in UE/R

One year after it set up 17 Patients Safety Centers in the Upper East Region, the Food and Drugs Authority has started conducting surveillance to ensure the centers are serving the purpose they were set to up to achieve. Patients ...

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Ministry of Health abandons Bolgatanga NTC

The Ministry of Health appears to have abandoned the Bolgatanga Nurses’ Training College in the Upper East Region three months after the college was temporary closed down following allegations of financial misappropriation and mismanagement by the Principal, Awalu Bawa. It ...

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Cash and carry is the worse monster – Dr. Annor

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Dr. Samuel Annor, has given a strong indication the authority will soon stop all forms of unauthorized payments by service providers under the National Health Insurance Scheme. Addressing ...

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Give care, attention to mental health patients – BasicNeeds-Ghana

In order to facilitate speedy recovery of persons living with mental illness, BasicNeeds-Ghana has called on families of mental health patients and the society in general to avoid stigmatizing them and provide them with the needed care and attention. Most ...

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Beds for Tamale Teaching Hospital Ebola Centre diverted and sold to private clinics

Medical equipment that were supposed to be used for the establishment of the Infectious Disease Treatment Centre (IDTC) funded by the Korean government under the auspices of the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), at the cost of 1.5 million  Ghana ...

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