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Cabinet approves €37m for 15 new polyclinics

Ghana’s Greater Accra and Central Regions are to have 15 additional polyclinics constructed for them. Cabinet has approved €37 million for the new health facilities to “help improve access to quality healthcare delivery” and help with President John Mahama’s commitment towards “tackling the challenges with Maternal Mortality and Infant Mortality i.e. MDGs 4 and 5”. A statement signed by the ...

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Heath workers urged to observe universal precautions to prevent infections

Source: GNA The precautionary measures, he said, required health workers, particularly nurses, midwives and doctors to ensure thorough hand washing with soap under running water, observing sterile procedures of all medical equipment, while wearing of gloves, aprons, nose masks and other protective gears, before handling patients. Unfortunately there are Regional Hospitals without continuous running water. The authorities must fix this ...

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Ghanaian Actress shares how she contracted HIV on DSTV

Source: nigeriafilms.com Ghanaian actress-cum-singer Joyce Dzidzor Nartey is a 27-year-old mother of 2. Nartey, an HIV/AIDS Awareness Ambassador, has said she contracted HIV in her church 7 years ago. Speaking on DSTV’s AfricaMagic channel, Nartey said, “I have lived with HIV/AIDS virus for seven years now. I contacted the disease in 2007. But I’m just a normal person. When people ...

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Ebola crisis looms as Liberia confirms West Point patients missing

Source BBC News./ Picture credit Getty images. A senior police officer, speaking to the BBC on condition of anonymity, said blood-stained mattresses, bedding and medical equipment had been taken from the centre, potentially furthering the spread of the virus.   Seventeen suspected Ebola patients are “missing” in Liberia after a health centre in the capital was attacked, the government says. ...

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Nigerian Market Women Fight Against Authorities Over Bush Meat Ban (Video)

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Scientists Grow Vegina

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The truth about depresion

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What Causes Depression? 5 New Theories

By Therese Borchard/everydayhealth.com I grew up thinking depression was as simple as one little transmitter getting lost somewhere on his way from one neuron to the other, much like I do when I venture further than five miles from home. It’s an easy explanation — a chemical imbalance in the brain — one that pharmaceutical companies have adopted to craft ...

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