Category Archives: Health

Expert Says Too Much Stress Can Lead to Mental Health

Psychiatrist on mental health A mental health nurse at the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) psychiatric unit, Mr. Stephen Asante has stated that when one is not able to cope with stress, it can lead to mental illness. He said: ''Stress is very important when dealing with mental health and illness. Over working, excessive exercise, physical…
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TTH resorts to experts’ advice to address problems

Experts in the medical field from Accra have been invited by the management of the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) to conduct an in-depth assessment of equipment at the only referral facility for the three regions of north. The Chief Executive Officer of the hospital, Dr David Akolbila disclosed this to the media during a press…
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Community turns sheet of papers and note books to health insurance folders

  Government claims that citizens can access healthcare without taking a hit to their bank accounts are proving to be false. In doubt? just ask residents of the small community of Nadondo in the northern regionĀ in the Mion district who have resorted to sheets of paper and exercise books as folders for their medications and…
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2 million Ghanaians forced to use unsafe water-WaterAid Ghana

Statistics from Water Aid Ghana indicate that nearly two million people in rural areas in the country are forced to used unsafe water. According to the same statistics, globally, 837 million people have no access to safe drinking water, and out of this number, only 15% has access to the precious resource. Coverage of water…
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