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Few incubators, others cause of child mortality at Cape Coast hospital

    By:brightwebtv.com /Martin awuku Inadequate incubators and other facilities, as well as late referrals, contribute to 50% of babies dying within 24 hours after their birth at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital.     That’s not all. Eighty percent of them die within a week after birth. That’s the harrowing statistics …

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Ambulance Service appeals for help: U/ER has one vehicle for emergencies

  By:brightwebtv.com/Martin awuku The Ghana National Ambulance Service office in the Upper East region is appealing for more vehicles as it has only one working vehicle for emergencies.     According to them, the situation is negatively affecting quality service delivery particularly the response to accident cases and referrals to …

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We won’t go anywhere — 13 Doctors reject postings to C/R with stated reasons

  By:brightwebtv.com/Martin awuku Healthcare delivery in the Central Region could soon grind to a halt as newly trained medical doctors are refusing postings to the area in view of the high cost of living, MyNewsGh.com reports. The Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr. Alexis Nang Beifubah who is worried …

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Mortuary workers declare indefinite strike

  by:brightwebtv.com/Martin awuku The Mortuary Workers Association of Ghana (MOWAG) has declared an indefinite strike action.   This comes after complaints submitted to the Health Ministry did not receive any fruitful outcomes. General Secretary of MOWAG, Richard Kofi Jordan on Adom FM’s morning show Dwaso Nsem Thursday said the indefinite strike will begin …

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275 ambulances procured by gov’t to arrive in April – GHS Director

  By:brightwebtv.com/bright Agyapong Two hundred and seventy-five ambulances procured by the government are set to arrive in the country by the end of April this year.   The vehicles are to be distributed to all constituencies in the country. Currently, there are less than 100 functional ambulances operating in some …

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Kumawu Bodomase residents get free health screening and mental health education from Willing Ways foundation

    By:brightwebtv.com/Martin Awuku More than 1,000 residents of Kumawu Bodomase and it’s adjoining communities on Friday 15th February 2019 received a free mental health education and health screening to enable them know how to live with the mentally ill and identify their health status to seek early treatment.   …

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Patients stranded at Pantang hospital as lab fails to open on Sunday

  By:brightwebtv.com/bright Agyapong   Individuals who sent sick people to the Pantang hospital for treatment on Sunday were left stranded because the laboratory was closed.   The patients including children and pregnant women had to move out of the facility in search of private laboratories elsewhere in order to access …

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