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New tariffs could hurt Tilapia’s popularity

Tilapia’s rise to ubiquity across U.S. restaurants and seafood aisles over the past decade has been rapid. Now that the Trump administration has targeted Chinese seafood with a 10 percent tariff, its golden age may be coming to an end. The fish, popular for its mild taste and low cost, …

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NHIS may grind to a halt in 12 months – NHIA Boss

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) may not exist as we know it in 12 months time because of its financing challenges, the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) CEO, Dr. Samuel Annor, has admitted. Responding to concerns from Health Insurance Providers Association that the NHIS would be dead in a year’s time …

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UG Medical Center to begin operations on July 18

The Ministries of Information and Health, together with the Interim Management Committee of the University of Ghana Medical Centre, have indicated that all is set for the facility to begin operations on, July 18, 2018. The government announced the opening date after persistent outrage over the abandonment of the$217 million …

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NHIS has run out of funds – Dr. Samuel Annor

Dr. Samuel Yaw Annor, the Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) on Tuesday said the scheme had run out of funds to operate. He said the scheme had zero reserves and owed service providers huge sums of money and appealed for ways of getting funds to …

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VR on track to achieving 90-90-90 goal

Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, Volta Regional Minister, has said the Region was on its way to achieving the United Nations AIDS 90-90-90 Global Fast Track Target by 2020. He said data available from the Volta Regional Health Directorate, had shown an increase in HIV testing across the Region from 49,502 …

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Report on ‘no-bed syndrome’ probe to be ready July 6 – GHS

Ghana Health Service (GHS) expects the investigative report on the widely reported death of a 70-year-old over the no-beds syndrome to be ready by July 6, 2018. The service will also make the findings public, according to its Director-General, Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare. “I have inaugurated the committee, and they are working and I …

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 Assembly member donates to Afife Health Center

The Assembly member for Afife Electoral Area, Unit Committee and a member of Afife Health Management Committee in the Ketu North Municipality has donated to 200pieces of treated mosquito nets to Afife Health Center. As part of a corporate responsibility towards fighting malaria, the Assembly member for Afife Electoral Area, …

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Mobile applications for cervical cancer unveiled

Minister of Environment Science, Technology and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, has unveiled three mobile applications software on cervical cancer prevention and management to aid healthcare delivery in the country.They are: the Cervical Cancer Prevention Training Centre (CCPTC) Mobile Colposcopy app, CCPTC Cervical Ablative Treatment app, and CCPTC Colposcopy Report Sheet …

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