Category Archives: Health

USAID launches Victorlink project in Kumbungu

 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a U.S President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) dubbed ‘Vectorlink Project,' Ghana 2018 spraying campaign in the Kumbungu district. The project is to continue the agency's commitment to tackle the deadly disease of malaria. In Ghana, the project will focus on Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) as the…
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Nurse granted bail after spending several days in detention

The Tamale high court has granted Mr. Ernest Green, a nurse who was accused of raping an Italian national on admission at the Damongo hospital, a bail of 100,000 Ghana cedis with one surety. The presiding judge, Justice Osei Kwame Gyamfi, however, did not give a date for the next hearing because the case is…
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Tiyumba Hope Foundation Health organizes STD screening in Kumbungu

Tiyumba Hope Foundation over the weekend conducted a health screening exercise on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and other ailments in the Kumbungu district. The exercise targeted both male and female adults and adolescents in the district. It was to educate them on the need to practice safe sex life, prevent other sexually transmitted diseases and…
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Eye diseases can cause damage and blindness if not treated soon enough

An eye specialist at the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH), Mr. Swaleu Abdul-Ganiew, has cautioned the general public to cultivate the habit of checking their eyes in order to prevent blindness. According to him, protecting your eyesight is one of the most important things you can do to help maintain your quality of life. A type of sight-threatening…
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