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Stillbirth linked to sleeping on your back


Women are being advised to sleep on their side in the last three months of pregnancy to help prevent stillbirth. A study of just over 1,000 women found the risk doubles if women go to sleep on their backs in the third trimester. The study looked into 291 pregnancies that …

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The Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has presented some requisite equipment worth GhC100,00 to the neonatal intensive care unit of the Battor Catholic Hospital. This would help intensify and improve on healthcare delivery to premature infants admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit. The Battor Catholic …

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Over 150 children to get free cleft surgery funding


Samsung Ghana is bringing back smiles to the faces of children across Ghana ahead of this year’s Christmas festivities. The electronics giant has partnered with Operation Smile, an international medical charity organization, to fund the cleft surgeries of more than 150 Ghanaian children. “Smile with Samsung” is the second project …

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Smoking major cause of cancer – Health Expert


The Executive Director of Cancer Health Foundation (CHF) Madam Mary Agyemang has issued a stern warning against smoking, which according to her is the major cause of cancer cases across the globe. She said smoking is harmful to health and that those who smoke cigarette, marijuana (wee) and cocaine are …

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Former WHO Deputy Director General Dr Anarfi Asamoah Baah returns home


Dr Anarfi Asamoah Baah has just retired as the deputy Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva. The Ghanaian born national returns after about two decades (nineteen years) with the UN health body to help groom young professionals for leadership positions and to be a strong advocate for …

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Mosquito repellent coils pose health hazard – Study


The use of mosquito repellent coils could be hazardous – has the potential to cause acute respiratory infections (ARI), that’s according to a study conducted by the Department of Environmental Science of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). It indicated that, the base material for production of …

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Thai king cremated a year after his death


The Mental Health Nurses group, Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital, have petitioned the Minister of Health, Kweku Agyemang-Manu, to sack the Director of the hospital, Mr Eugene Dordorye, for his poor leadership style which is affecting especially, the nurses and operations of the hospital. The nurses say all complaints through the Deputy …

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Breast cancer was my nightmare – Woman reveals


The month of October being breast cancer awareness month has paved way for TWI foundation to support another beneficiary pay her final bill for her breast cancer treatment. This was done through a health walk organized by Twellium industrial company limited, producers of Verna Mineral water with support from Lister …

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