Ghana’s Health Minister gets WHO appointment

Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has been elected to serve on the Executive Board of the World Health Organisation (WHO). He is among the 34-member executive board who will serve a three-year term for the organisation. The Ministry of Health shared the good on its Facebook page. It said the main functions of the Board were […]

Ghana Health Service bans personnel from the use of social media during working hours

Ghana Health Service (GHS) as part of measures to instill discipline amongst health care providers in the country has banned personnel from the use of social media during working hours, a regulation which has been in force for more than a year now. The regulation, however, gives exceptions to conditions where medical officers and practitioners […]

Ghana 2nd country to launch malaria vaccine

Ghana on Tuesday rolled out the world’s only proven malaria vaccine for infants as part of a landmark campaign against the deadly mosquito-borne disease, one week after Malawi became the first country to do so.Malaria kills hundreds of thousands of people each year, mainly in Africa, and it is hoped a vaccine will bring down […]