Category Archives: Health

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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Zoomlion embarks on regional disinfestation exercise to avert outbreak of cholera and other sanitation related diseases

As part of its efforts to avert the outbreak of sanitation related diseases, waste management giant, Zoomlion Ghana Limited, is embarking on regional disinfestation exercise of public toilets, storm drains, unapproved refuse dumps and refuse container sites. The exercise which is being carried out by Zoomlion Spraying Gang under directives from district environmental and sanitation…
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High Rate of Death in Bimbilla Attributed to Lack of Ambulance Services

Lack of ambulance services at the Nanumba North District hospital in Bimbilla has been identified as one leading cause of patients dying before reaching referral facilities, health officials in the area have revealed. The absence of ambulance services, according to the health authorities, leads to needless deaths of residents and immediate intervention was needed to…
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