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Gov’t Loses $21.1m Donor Funding For HIV, TB And Malaria

Ghana earlier this year, has lost a sum of $21.1 million from two major donors intended to support health initiatives to ending HIV, Tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. This was due to the government’s inability to meet its co-financing agreements with the donors, which are the Global Fund and the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Speaking at ...

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Ghana’s first private hospital open-heart surgery patient doing great

Source: GNA Less than twelve hours after undergoing an open-heart surgery at the Providence Specialist Hospital in Accra, 61-year-old Anthony Ofori, is making remarkable progress, according to his Intensive Care Unit specialist. The surgery, the first to be performed outside the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, replaced a damaged mitral valve with an artificial one to facilitate blood flow from his ...

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Ghanaian plastic surgeon to the stars begins yearly Africa tour to treat patients with disfiguring deformities

DR Michael K. Obeng, a board-certified plastic surgeon, philanthropist and health consultant based in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, will be visiting Johannesburg and Nairobi during his Africa tour as well as leading a R.E.S.T.O.R.E mission to Gabon in June. R.E.S.T.O.R.E Worldwide provides free reconstructive surgery and related medical services to children and adults in various African countries with disfiguring deformities ...

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Recalls of Foods & Dietary Supplements

Food producers recall their products from the marketplace when the products are mislabeled or when the food may present a health hazard to consumers because the food is contaminated or has caused a foodborne illness outbreak. This page provides links to 20 recently posted food recalls. Recalls, Market Withdrawals & Safety Alerts makes available all recent recall information by product ...

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FDA approves new treatment for osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high risk of fracture

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Evenity (romosozumab-aqqg) to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high risk of breaking a bone (fracture). These are women with a history of osteoporotic fracture or multiple risk factors for fracture, or those who have failed or are intolerant to other osteoporosis therapies. More than 10 million people in the U.S. have ...

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FDA warns public not to use unapproved or uncleared medical devices to help assess or diagnose a concussion

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning the public not to use medical devices marketed to consumers that claim to help assess, diagnose or manage head injury, including concussion, traumatic brain injury (TBI) or mild TBI. In a new safety communication, the FDA warned that such tools — such as apps on a smartphone marketed to coaches or ...

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Bodybuilding supplements may cause liver damage – Says study

Source: Pulse.com.gh The supplement aisle is filled with powders and pills that promise to help you build muscle mass naturally. But a new study says those supposed gains may cost you a healthy liver. Study participants who took over-the-counter bodybuilding supplements experienced liver problems, such as jaundice, yellowing of the eyes or skin, and stomach pain. Nearly three-fourths of the ...

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What’s The Best Weight For Your Height And Age?

Source.msn.com Read The Rest Of This Story Where It Originally Appeared With age comes the changes in weight. But according to experts it is not just weight that changes over time as people should also reconsider the pounds they want to achieve by looking at their current age and height. A previous Gallup poll showed that 60 percent of Americans ...

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