Category Archives: Health


Those who think epilepsy is a curse would have to rethink again. Those are the sentiments of a psychiatric nurse at the Tamale Central Hospital (TCH) Psychiatric unit, Mr. Isaac Borlu. Mr Borlu says people with epilepsy are not cursed and that they can live a normal life. He is not happy that people with…
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Women in the northern region urged to use family planning

Due to the high rates of childbirth in the northern region women are being encouraged to patronize family planning methods. According to a health professional at the Health directorate in Tamale, Madam Yakubu Rahinatu, this will help improve living conditions of families. Family planning she stated provides many benefits to the mother, children, father, and…
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Prime suspect in TTH theft scandal implicates Acting C.E.O

An orderly at the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH), Mr. Thomas Kumberi who is alleged to be the prime suspect in the ongoing investigations into the nearly Ghana cedis 70,000 theft scandal has implicated the acting Chief Executive Officer, Dr David Akolibila in the case, reports said. Reports said Mr. Kumberi somehow managed to convince a…
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TTH staff not happy about management crisis

Some members of staff of the Tamale Teaching Hospital want the current management to rather focus their attention on life-saving issues rather than setting up committee upon committee. According to the staff, who spoke on condition of anonymity, their hopes for the better are being dashed. “What kind of hospital is it that every day…
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