HEALTH

More than 200 nurses left KATH in 2023 – CEO

Professor Otchere Addai-Mensah, the chief executive officer of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), expressed concern about the departure of more than 200 nurses and medical staff in 2023 from the hospital. According to Addai-Mensah, this is having an impact on the hospital’s operations. During a visit to the hospital …

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Six die of rabies in the Bono Region

Six people in the Bono Region lost their lives to rabies in 2023, according to Dr. Donald Joachim Darko, the Veterinary Services Department’s (VSD) Bono Regional Director. In contrast, he claimed that the deaths slightly decreased because the Department only reported eight deaths in 2022. Rabies is a fatal virus …

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GHS to immunize young females against cervical cancer

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) will launch a vaccination campaign by the end of the year that is aimed at pre-adolescents aged 9 to 14 in an attempt to lower the prevalence of the human papillomavirus among Ghanaian women. Given the concerning incidence of cervical cancer, the goal of this …

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