I’ve come to appreciate doctors, health system – Lydia Forson speaks after surgery

Actress Lydia Forson is full of praise and appreciation for the country’s health system after undergoing a successful surgery. Ms Forson noted that the life-saving surgery brought to light, the key challenges doctors and nurses […]

Diabetes Association President ‘undersupplying’ free insulin meant for children

Investigations by Joy News have uncovered how the President of the National Diabetes Association of Ghana, Elizabeth Denyoh undersupplied hospitals with free insulin meant for children with diabetes. The Association signed a memorandum of understanding […]

Lunettes optics, Inlux eyewear commemorate World Sight Day

As part of efforts to raise awareness on avoidable blindness and visual impairment, Lunettes Optics and Inlux Eyewear held free eye screening in Accra to make World Sight Day. More than 200 residents of East […]

Health Care, an important selling point for Ghana’s Tourism

  ’Health is like money, we never have a true idea of it’s value until we lose it’’ – Josh billings Often as humans, we tend to believe health is important and of course it is. […]

Diabetes, blood pressure high at Dome market

Philipa Baafi interacting with some of the traders at the Dome market. Statistics provided by the medical team from the Ministry of Health and the Ga South Municipal Hospital (Akawe) in the Greater Accra Region […]

Special Ice brands water to support Breast Cancer

Special Group of Companies, producers of Special Ice drinking water has joined the fight against breast cancer in the country. To demonstrate their commitment, the company has decided to brand its bottled water with the […]

KATH Child mortality drops in first quarter of 2017

The Baby and Mother Unit at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital recorded a 5 percent drop in child mortality in the first quarter of this year as compared to last year. Authorities attribute the modest achievement […]

Drinking a few times a week ‘reduces diabetes risk’

People who drink three to four times a week are less likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those who never drink, Danish researchers suggest. Wine appears to be particularly beneficial, probably as it plays […]

Brong-Ahafo NHIA Donates 58 pints of Blood

The Brong-Ahafo Regional Office of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has donated 58 pints of blood to support referral hospitals in the region. The exercise, organised with the support of personnel from the Sunyani […]

Hundreds storm Philipa Baafi’s free screening despite heavy rains

The event begun by 12noon but by 10am, several people including the aged were seated awaiting the officials from the Ministry of Health and the Ga South Municipal Hospital to embark on the screening exercise. […]

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