Ghana Health & Wellness News

7,000 health personnel deployed for voter registration exercise – EC Boss

The Electoral Commission (EC) says some 7,000 health personnel will be deployed at the various centres during the voter registration exercise.7,000 health personnel deployed for voter registration exercise – EC Boss EC Chairperson Jean Mensa said the health personnel take charge of ensuring that the necessary COVID-19 safety protocols are adhered to by all registrants. Speaking at […]

Canada Ghana Health & Wellness News

How Ghanaian-Canadians’ push for a Toronto community centre fell victim to COVID-19

Just south of where Finch Avenue West meets Weston Road sits a large beige building at the end of an industrial road. Its windows are dusty, the brick veneer is discoloured, and you can easily tell it’s more than 60 years old. Despite its imperfections, it is the perfect home for a new community hub, according to […]

Ghana Health & Wellness National News

Ghana’s Minister for Health tests positive for Coronavirus

The Minister for Health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu is recovering in hospital after testing positive for COVID-19. Information available to Citi News indicates that the Minister has been receiving treatment at the University of Ghana Medical Centre in Accra over the past week. Multiple sources in the medical team at the hospital who confirmed the information to Citi News say […]

Economy Ghana Health & Wellness News

The economic impact of coronavirus on Ghana’s economy

The Ministry of Finance has done a detailed study on the expected impact of the COVID 19 outbreak on Ghana’s economy and government’s finances. While government is working out modalities to minimize the negative impacts, some of them are simply inevitable. To prepare Ghanaians against them, we produce relevant portions of the Finance Minister’s assessment […]

African News Breaking News Health & Wellness

COVID-19 – Africa: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) response to the coronavirus in Africa

The African region has not been so severely affected so far, but if action is not taken immediately to contain the virus, it could have devastating effect GENEVA, Switzerland, March 30, 2020/ — The COVID-19 pandemic, also known as coronavirus, has overwhelmed advance health care systems all over the world. The African region has not been […]

African News Ghana Health & Wellness

Coronavirus – Africa: 43 Countries and 2,412 Positive Cases

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, March 25, 2020/ — Countries (43) and with positive cases (2,412): Algeria (264), Angola (2), Benin (5), Burkina Faso (114), Cameroon (70), Cape Verde (3), Central African Republic (5), Chad (3), Congo (4), Côte d’Ivoire (73), Djibouti (3), DRC (48), Egypt (402), Equatorial Guinea (9), Eritrea (1), Eswatini (5), Ethiopia (12), Gabon […]

Health & Wellness Lifestyle

Brushing your teeth three times a day could lower the risk of heart failure, new study finds

Researchers linked it to a lower risk of heart failure and atrial fibrillation, a condition that causes an irregular heart rate.Researchers linked it to a lower risk of heart failure and atrial fibrillation, a condition that causes an irregular heart rate. It is thought that frequent brushing reduces bacteria living between the teeth and gums, […]

Health & Wellness World

Despite significant increase in birth registration, a quarter of the world’s children remain ‘invisible’ – UNICEF

UNICEF works on Birth Registration in Liberia in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and the generous funding of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency MONROVIA, Liberia, December 11, 2019/ — The number of children whose births are officially registered has increased significantly worldwide, yet 166 million children under-five, or 1 in 4, remain unregistered, […]