health

Drugmaker to make HIV prevention medicines more accessible

Earlier this month, pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences announced that it will donate enough HIV prevention drug Truvada to the...


Can yoga improve your sex life?

Modern research is only just starting to unpack the numerous health benefits of the ancient practice of yoga. Some conditions...


Allied health workers on sit-down strike

Members of the Ghana Federation of Allied Health Professionals (GFAHP) have declared an indefinite sit-down strike beginning today,...


Samira attends 72nd World Health Assembly Session in Geneva

The Second Lady of Ghana, Hajia Mrs Samira Bawumia, will address the High-level Panel of the 72nd Session of the World Health Assembly...


6 Ways your urine colour is signalling something serious

Conventional wisdom tells us that urine colour is an accurate measure of daily bodily hydration. However, this liquid byproduct of...


Ban GMOs – FSG

Civil Society Organisation (CSO) Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG), is demanding an outright ban on all Genetically Modified Foods (GMOs)...


Remove taxes on essential medicines

DKT International, a health-related nongovernmental organisation (NGO), has urged the government of Ghana to grant tax exemptions on...


WHO hands over MVIP equipment to GHS

On Wednesday, 15 May 2019, the World Health Organisation (WHO) presented Malaria Vaccine Implementation Programme (MVIP) equipment...


5 Warning signs that sitting too long may be causing dangerous blood clots

Nearly anyone who has been confined to an airplane seat or bed rest for hours might complain how tedious it is to be stuck in one place....


Binge drinking causing increase in liver disease among millennials

Experts are warning of a potential public health crisis fueled by binge-drinking millennials. Debilitating liver disease...