Category Archives: Health

Zagbalun; over 200 screened on Hepatitis and HIV/AIDS

Over 200 residents in and around Zagbalun traditional area in the Kumbungu district of the northern region were  screened by health personnel for Hepatitis B and HIV and AIDS. The screening was carried under auspices of the Regent of Zagbalun Dr Jacob Yakubu Mahama as part of activities to mark the celebration of Naa Damba.…
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Health practitioner educates ladies on candidiasis

A medical practitioner, Mr. Isaac Newman Arthur has advised ladies to avoid the use of feminine products or risk exposing their genitals to infections such as candidiasis. According to Mr. Arthur, both good and bad bacteria can be killed by feminine wash, which could be a disadvantage, because the body needs the good bacteria, adding…
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Make fight against cancer a top priority-Former Gender Minister

  Former Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Mrs Otiko Djaba has called on policy makers to make the fight against cancer a top priority. According to her, the disease has become a national issue, which needs the entire country’s support. She said the country must be united in the fight against cancer. "Breast cancer…
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