Category Archives: Health

2-day old baby snatched from grandmother in Tamale

A 2-day-old baby boy was brazenly snatched from his grandmother by an unknown female suspect Friday at the Tamale West Hospital, authorities said. The grandmother, 80-year old Nuwokpo Limah, was reportedly carrying her grandson to a taxi station when the theft occurred. Her daughter, Limah Addo, 27,  who had earlier given birth was reportedly too weak and tired to carry her new born…
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update on 7 day old baby surgery; Nanton MP offers GH¢2,000

The Member of Parliament for Nanton and Deputy Minister of Trade and Industy, Ibrahim Mohammed Mutala has pledged two thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢2,000)  for a seven  day old baby who has been referred to Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi for surgery. The Nanton MP’s pledge follows appeals made by the mother of the baby,…
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SOS: 7-day old baby needs 6,000 GHc to survive

The mother of a 7-day-old , Amadu Hassana  of Moshee Zongo in the Tamale Metropolis is appealing to philanthropists and individuals to help save her child's life. The child has been diagnosed by the doctors in the Tamale Teaching Hospital with hydrocephalus, Meningomyelocele with paraplegia which will cost 6 thousand Ghana cedis. A referral and feedback letter…
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120 Young Girls Trained on HIV Risk

One hundred and twenty (120) young girls have been charged with teaching others about the dangers of HIV and AIDS. The girls from three selected senior high schools (SHS) have been trained on HIV/AIDS risk by Youth Entrepreneurship and Social Advancement Center (YESAC), a local NGO based in Tamale. Drawn from Kalpohini SHS, Dabokpa SHS and Tamale girls SHS in the Tamale metropolis, girls after…
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