Category Archives: Health

Deputy health minister commends TTH management

Finally, somebody in the upper echelons of the ministry of health has recognized the good work being done by the staff and management of the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH). It is none other than the deputy minister of health, Dr. Victor Banfo, who during a working visit to the hospital, heaped praise on hospital management for its excellent health delivery…
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People with disabilities appeal to hospitals to hire interpreters

Persons Living with Disabilities (PWDs) in the Northern Region have appealed to health authorities to employ the services of interpreters in their facilities. The disability community said they are also Ghanaians, who pay their taxes and have every right to have access to healthcare services like their able-bodied counterparts. Their appeal follows several complaints by wives…
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UDS medical school gains international recognition

The University for Development Studies Medical School has been listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools with the name: School of Medicine and Health Sciences. It is the first and only university in Ghana to have been recognized by the world directory of medical schools. The recognition follows UDS open door policy for its…
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Community members trained on how to handle and treat the mentally-ill

About fifty-eight (58) community members in the Northern Region have been trained in the best ways to effectively handle and treat the mentally-ill. The training was provided by the Northern Traditional Healers Association (THA) in Tamale during it's meeting with the community members.The training centered on how to handle cases of mental illness and epilepsy in the northern…
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