health

WHO: Malaria can be eradicated

Eradicating malaria is biologically feasible and a lofty aim, the World Health Organisation said on Friday, but the focus, for now,...


Evidence suggests microplastics in water pose ‘minimal health risk’

Microplastics in drinking water do not appear to pose a health risk at current levels, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).


Anger management or anger mastery?

Anger is a deeply complex emotion, with many layers, intensities, and reasons for it, some which sort of make sense (you smack your...


Moeti nominated to a second term as WHO Reg. Dir. for Africa

The 47 member states of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) African Region nominated Dr Matshidiso Moeti to serve a second five-year...


Fluoride consumption during pregnancy could lower children's IQ

A study published Monday suggests that fluoride consumed by pregnant women can decrease the IQ of their children. No single study provides...


Akufo-Addo opens Upper West Regional Hospital

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Sunday, 18th August 2019, day 2 of his 2-day tour of the Upper West Region, commissioned...


No, you can’t target belly fat with exercise – sorry

If you Google anything to do with fitness, there’s one search that comes up again and again. Which exercises will get...


Gov't pays GHS198m allowance to nurses

The government of Ghana, through the Ministry of Health (MoH), has paid the final tranche of allowance to nurse trainees for the 2018/19...


Study finds virtual reality can help reduce severe pain

Virtual reality (VR) is quickly transforming the healthcare industry, changing the way patients and doctors receive and give care.


Let’s take the digital lead – Bawumia

Ghana’s Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has challenged Ghanaian pharmacists and others in the healthcare delivery chain to leverage...