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PRESS STATEMENT DELIVERED BY DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF GHANA HEALTH SERVICE DR. EBENEZER APPIAH DENKYIRA ON THE MENINGITIS SITUATION IN GHANA, 15th FEBRUARY, 2016

  Ladies and Gentlemen of the Press Directors of Ministry of Health/ Ghana Health Service Rep. from WHO Distinguished Health Professionals Good Afternoon We are grateful to have you here today to brief you on the meningitis situation in the…

BEFORE I BECAME A NURSE

  Nursing is a noble profession and as a result most young women want to be trained as such. As noble as it can, most people would want to be nurses because it is lucrative. Growing up, I had the…

Finding cases of Buruli ulcer among chronic ulcers in rural Ghana – A case for active case-searching

        Michael R. Adjei1 & Frank Baiden2 1 District Director of Health Services, Tain District, Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana 2 Clinical Research Fellow, Kintampo Health Research Centre, Kintampo, Ghana   Buruli ulcer is a chronic necrotising skin…

Gene discovery could lead to new types of HIV treatments

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Doctors call off strike at TamaleTeaching Hospital

Juniors doctors at the Tamale Teaching Hospital who embarked on a strike on 18th September, 2013 in protest for unpaid allowances in excess of 15 months , have called off the strike two days into it . According to the president…

UN chemical experts confirm use of sarin gas in Syria

A team of experts tasked to investigate the alleged use of chemical weapons in the ongoing civil war in Syria have comleted and submitted their report to the Secretary General , Ban Ki Moon. In a televised broadcast Ban Ki…

Assessment of hand injuries

The department of surgery is holding a 2 week programme on assessment of hand injuries. The series of presentation would be done by a visiting  Professor  by the name Neil Salyapongse from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and…

Kumasi- Michigan Collaboration

The National Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine Center, KATH in collaboration with the University of Michigan has installed a video conferencing facility at the oncology conference room to aid the exchange of ideas on health care. The facility aids in real…

KATH ,Department of Surgery making loses..the real facts

There has been calls for from management for the surgery department to look at how to cut losses and make profit for the hospital. Comparison is made with the other departments to effect that they churn profits during every quarterly…