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Health

Ghana’s active COVID-19 cases drop to 477

The active cases of COVID-19 in Ghana stand at 477 as of Sunday, September 27, 2020. 131 new cases have also been recorded, raising the cumulative number of positive cases to 46,353. Two more persons have succumbed to the virus, which has brought the total number of deaths to 299. …

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NLC gives government, nurses October 28 to resolve impasse

The National Labour Commission (NLC) has given the Ministry of Health and the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) up to October 28, 2020, to renegotiate and develop a document which will favour both parties. Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Bernard Okoe Boye revealed this on Eyewitness News on …

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Airlines who land without COVID-19 tests face $3,500 fine per passenger

Effective today (September 22, 2020) at 6 pm, airlines who board passengers who do not possess PCR tests or disembark passengers with positive PCR tests at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Accra will be fined $3,500 per passenger. Additionally, non-Ghanaians who test positive “may be refused entry and returned …

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Irregularities cited in US$150 COVID-19 test at Kotoka Airport

The Herald, has landed reports from the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Accra, painting a bad picture about the US$150 per a person COVID-19 testing of travellers arriving in Ghana by the private company; Frontier Healthcare. The issues range from illegal operations, extortion, lack of staff, tax avoidance among others, …

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About 50% of Ghanaian men are impotent – Dr. Samuel Amanamah

Executive Director of Sexual Health Foundation, Dr. Samuel Amanamah, has revealed that about 50 per cent of men between the ages of 40 and 70 in Ghana are suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED).The causes, according to the consultant Urologist, attributed to people having diseases like diabetes and hypertension unknowingly.Erectile dysfunction …

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Patients left stranded following nationwide strike by nurses

The strike declared by the Ghana Registered Nursing and Midwives Association of Ghana has left patients stranded nationwide. The strike was in full force at the East Gonja District Hospital in the Savannah Region when Citi News visited the hospital on Monday. There was no nurse at the hospital’s Out-Patients …

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Labour Commission secures injunction against intended strike by nurses

The National Labour Commission (NLC) has secured an interim injunction to restrain the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) from going ahead with its intended strike. The injunction was obtained at the Labour Division Court 1 of the High Court on Friday, September 18, 2020, and will last for …

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COVID-19: Active cases now 628, deaths increase to 294

Ghana’s active Coronavirus cases has dropped to 628. The country has however recorded nine more deaths, pushing the total to 294. An update by the Ghana Health Service noted that 29 new cases of the disease had been recorded, making the cumulative total 45,601. The total number of recoveries/discharged now …

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