Category Archives: Health

Involve grandmothers in exclusive breast feeding education-Texas University professor advises Ghana health service

An Associate Dean for Climate and Diversity,at the department of Health Promotion and Community Health Science at the Texas A&M University-School of Public Health, Professor Lisako Mckyer has suggested to the Ghana health service to include aunties and grandmothers in their advocacy on exclusive breast feeding. Targeting grandmothers and sisters of nursing mothers according to…
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66.6% of pregnant women in Savelugu Municipality are anemic-Health Director

Pregnant women who are in their 36 week gestation period in the Savelugu Municipality and Nanton District are anemic. According to the¬†municipality's annual report 66.6% of pregnant women are anemic. This, health officials¬†say was alarming and could contribute significantly to a high maternal mortality rate in the northern region if measures are not put in…
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Stop stigmatizing women without children-Fertility specialists pleads

The Fertility Society of Ghana (FSG) has given a strong indication that it will soon come out with a law on infertility issues in the country. The society said it is collaborating with the relevant bodies such as the ministry of health, the Christian Council and the National Chief Imam's Office to promulgate the law.…
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Amputation is not punishment but treatment-Orthopedists

An orthopedist, Dr Wilfred Labi Addo, has called on health personnel at various health facilities, especially at emergency wards to provide proper advice to patients with fractured limbs. The in-proper advice or lack of fracture healing knowledge among health workers, Dr Labi said, has created a wrong impression among the public about bone treatment in…
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